The Brenau Collaborative 2022

This exhibition celebrates the work of senior Art and Design students and undergraduate artists of all majors. April 14-21 •  Free and open to the public Fashion Show and Opening Reception Thursday, April 14 Fashion Show at 6:30 p.m…. Read More

Inner Worlds: The Art of Alpha Andrews

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Simmons Visual Arts Center, Presidents Gallery Thursday, January 20-Wednesday, March 2 This exhibition highlights many years of work by Georgia-born folk artist Alpha Andrews (1932-).  Andrews is best known for her “memory paintings” – vivid works blending her… Read More

Bird Art in the Age of Discovery and Beyond: Works from the Stubblefield Collection

Simmons Visual Arts Center, Sellars Gallery Thursday, November 4, 2021-Thursday, March 2, 2022                                                   … Read More

The Brenau Collaborative: Undergraduate Juried Exhibition

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION Each year, undergraduate students across the university have the opportunity to submit their work to our Undergraduate Juried Exhibition. Selected works are typically on display in Brenau’s Presidents Gallery during the final weeks of the… Read More

The Brenau Collaborative: Senior Projects and Portfolios Exhibit

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION Each year seniors in the Art and Design Department complete a capstone project that demonstrates the skills that they have acquired throughout their education at Brenau University. Click on images to enlarge. STUDIO ART SENIORS… Read More

Person, Place, Thing: Paintings by Women Artists in Brenau’s Collection

The works in this exhibition exist within a rich tradition of historical genre painting – landscape, portraiture, and still life.  While diverse in their application, these genres have existed in some form as far back as people have… Read More

GRL PWR: Women Artists in the Brenau Collection

GRL PWR Curator’s Statement  Since its inception, Brenau Galleries has brought extraordinary exhibitions from prominent women artists and unique group exhibitions to the campus of its historic Women’s College and the Gainesville community. These exhibitions helped to distinguish… Read More

“Charles Webster Hawthorne: Paintings from the Collection of Doug and Kay Ivester” Online Exhibition

On loan from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Doug Ivester in the Brenau Downtown Center are 30 oil paintings and watercolors by American artist Charles Webster Hawthorne (1872-1930).  Hawthorne was renowned for his portraits and genre paintings,… Read More

“House and Universe: Margaret Evangeline” Online Exhibition

This exhibition by New York-based artist Margaret Evangeline brings together works from the Brenau University Permanent Art Collection and from the artist’s own studio. View the Brenau-held Evangeline works in a new light as their context shifts from… Read More

“L.A. Stories” Online Exhibition

“L.A. Stories”, curated by California artist and educator Paul Paiement, features works by a variety of West Coast artists. The artists included in this exhibition represent Los Angeles’ vast demographics – ages, ethnicities, religions and genders. The works… Read More