President’s Gallery Opening and Visiting Artists

See note below from HWC President’s Gallery Curator, Jason Pallas.

I hope this note finds you well.  Just a quick reminder that we have a new exhibition now open in the President’s Gallery (on the 11th Floor).  We will have a reception next Thursday, October 1st from 5:00 – 7:00 pm.  This event is free and open to all.  We will have cheese and cookies, artists present to interact with students, and an opportunity to talk in more depth.  I hope we will see you, your students, and your classes during the reception.

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Anna Shteynshleyger, Livingroom from the Eastlake Terrorce / series

Terrorists In The Library

Open September 18 – November 24

Public Reception: Thursday, October 1, 5 – 7 pm

This large group exhibition explores themes of information access, censorship, privacy, language, and cultural institutions.  The show features painting, photography, video, installation, and mixed-media pieces.  

more information and images at:




We are also working to finalize the Visiting Artists Program schedule for the semester.  You can find the tentatively confirmed schedule below.  If you would like to host a lecture or workshop during your class, please let myself or Alberto Aguilar ( know so that we can coordinate with you.  Or, please join us and bring your classes to engage directly with these very interesting, successful artists.


Rodrigo Lara

Wednesday, October 14 – Room 102

10 – 12 pm, workshop

2 – 3 pm, lecture



Robert Burnier

Thursday, October 22   – Room 102

11 am – 12 pm, lecture

1 – 3 pm, workshop



Mika Horibuchi

Thursday, November 5th  – Room 102

11 am – 12 pm, lecture

1 – 3 pm, workshop



Fred Schmidt Arenales & Sarah Mendelsohn

Wednesday, November 11  – Location TBD

11 am – 12 pm, lecture

1 – 3 pm, workshop



Josh Rios & Anthony Romero

Residency Dates = November 2 – 13

Thursday, November 12  – Room 203 D/E

10 am – 12 pm, workshop

2 – 3 pm, lecture



Jason Pallas

Curator, President’s Gallery and Permanent Collection
Harold Washington College | City Colleges of Chicago


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