Student Exhibitions

Each semester the GVSU Art Gallery hosts exhibitions of student artwork, typically in support of their capstone courses in Visual and Media Arts programs. Past exhibitions include work created by students majoring in studio art, photography, and graphic design. To learn more about all the programs in the Visual and Media Arts department visit


2022-2023 Academic Year

Fall 2022

Designed: State of Mind
B.F.A. Graphic Design Students
Hannah Barton, Jillian Cadieux, Katie Gates, Emily Hahn, Claire Hansen, Kellie Hope, Nikki Johnson, Maggie Kollenberg, Nicole Kutscher, Morgan Lammers, Emily Van Hoven, Amelia Wagenschutz
November 14 - December 8, 2022
Closed November 23 - 25, 2022 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Designed State of Mind

2021-2022 Academic Year

Fall 2021

Reflect: Seeking Perspective Through Design
B.F.A. Graphic Design Students
Jacob Battle, Hayley Belacore, Caileigh Bigger, Arie Middlebrooks, Viviana Rubio
November 15-19, 2021

Winter 2022

B.F.A. Graphic Design Students
Sadie Brown, Lilly Campbell, Emily Dubinsky, Joe Feldpausch, Desiree Maitner, Isabella Tartoni, Ellie Teslaa, Khoi Tran
April 11-14, 2022 (PAC Gallery will be closed on April 15th, 2022 for BFA senior project reviews.)


The Modern Anomaly
B.A. Photography Students
Riley Adkins, Maggie Eder, Skylar Gottschalk, Jesse Sandoval
November 23 – December 10, 2021

Enhance: A Senior Visual Media Arts Show
B.F.A. Graphic Design Students
Victoria Buscemi, Kaitlyn Busler, Hannah Howery, Clarisa MacDonald, Daniel Pacheco, Joycelle Shoemaker, Brooke Stout
B.A. Photography Student
Nao Hasegawa
April 19-25, 2022 (PAC Gallery will be closed on April 22th, 2022 from 9am to 3pm for BFA senior project reviews.)

the modern anomaly
enhance BFA graphic design student exhibition

2020-2021 Academic Year

Fall 2020

Emerge: Designers of the Future
B.F.A. Graphic Design Students
Justin Allen, Steven Bacon, Alyssa Dansel, Erin Finholm, Jessi Jerue, Claire Mooney, Marco Pavano, Michelle Than, Taylor VanDerLaan, Bailey Verschoof, Megan Wencel, Paige Wilds
November 16-19, 2020

Winter 2021

B.A. Photography Students
Sarah Anderson, Sheila Babbitt, Margaret Farmer, Sydney Kruise, Meranda Kwitkowski, Evan Lindhout, Dylan Nelson, Jillian Neumann, Jolene Weier
April 21-30, 2021



Breathing Space
B.A. Photography Students
Savanna Klear, Meghan Reiman, Bethany Levandowski, Madison Cruz
December 2-11, 2020


student work

2019-2020 Academic Year

Fall 2019

As Above, So Below
B.F.A. Printmaking
El Hurst
November 11-15, 2019

Winter 2020

This Is Not A Drill
B.F.A. Graphic Design Students
April 6-10, 2020
Note: the in-person component of this exhibition was cancelled.


B.A. Photography Students
Marianna Cassar, Kate Malburg, and Alicia Prevost
November 18 – December 6, 2019


Sonder: Exploration of Vivid Reflection
B.A. Photography Students
Chris Bergeron, Kelsey Boven, Dana Dzeidzic, Abbi Emens, Rachel Falardeau, Garrett Hein, Allison Jeffreys, Jenna Pewarchie
April 14-24, 2020
Note: the in-person component of this exhibition was cancelled, a virtual exhibition was produced instead.



2018-2019 Academic Year

Fall 2018

B.A. Photography Students
Ashley Cefali, Ana Grace Dykstra, Markeyna Jay, Kendalyn Liebzeit, Jodi VanWagnen, and Valerie Wojo
November 27 – December 8, 2018


Winter 2019

B.F.A. Graphic Design Students
Sabrina Antcliff, Elise Cameron, Morgan Diehl, Max Geldhof, Nicole Heiniger, Susan Long, Rebecca Oppman, Laura Schippers, Sydney Schurig, Alexis Waswick, Michaela West, Taylor Zagrzebski, Nicole Zolynsky
April 8-11, 2019

People, Places, Things
B.A. Photography Students
Nicholas Estrada, Connor Gray, and Thomas White
April 16-25, 2019



2017-2018 Academic Year

Fall 2017

Ironically Untitled
B.F.A. Studio Art Students
Miles Felsenfeld, Katelyn Johnson, Katrina McVay, Jennifer Ochoa
November 13-16, 2017

Five Chapters
B.A. Photography Students
November 28 – December 9, 2017



Winter 2018

B.F.A. Graphic Design Students
April 9-12, 2018

B.A. Photography Students
April 17-28, 2018



2016-2017 Academic Year

Fall 2016

B.A. Photography Students
November 21 – December 10, 2016

B.F.A. Studio Art Students
Katie Pershon, Emily Karsten, Molly Lucille
November 14-17, 2016


Winter 2017

As Titled
B.A. Photography Students
April 18-29, 2017

grid nation
B.F.A. Graphic Design Students
April 10-13, 2017



GVSU Art Gallery
Thomas J. and Marcia J. Haas Center for Performing Arts
1 Campus Dr
Allendale, Michigan 49401 



For special accommodation, please call:
(616) 331-2563

For exhibition details and media inquires, please email:
Joel Zwart, Curator of Exhibitions
[email protected]

For learning and engagement opportunities, please email:
Amanda Rainey, UX/Learning Manager
[email protected]


Page last modified November 15, 2022