Gallery Lobby



The Ohio Arts Council helped fund the BGSU Fine Arts Center Galleries with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.  OAC Website.

We are very grateful for their support, which helps us to provide free meaningful arts experiences to the citizens and students of Northwest Ohio.


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Susan Smith, "Quit Looking at Me"  2014
Susan Smith, "Quit Looking at Me" 2014

February 7 - 21

Annual Undergraduate Art  & Design Exhibition

A juried selection of art in all media by students in the BGSU School of Art.

Dorothy Uber Bryan and Willard Wankelman Galleries

Opening Reception:                                       Sunday, February 7, 2-4 pm 

Awards Ceremony   2:30 pm      Bryan Gallery Lobby
Video Screening       3 pm           1101 FA

Open Monday, February 15 for President’s Day

March 20 - April 3

BFA Senior Thesis Exhibition

This final show for students graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree is a juried selection of art in all media that showcases a cohesive and accomplished body of work by each of these talented young artists. 

Dorothy Uber Bryan, and Willard Wankelman Galleries

Saturday, March 19 Opening Events

Where Next?  4-5:30 pm
Nathan Hendricks (GD), Paul Beel (2D), TBA (DA)
Video Screening   6 pm
Opening Reception   6:30-8 pm
Awards Presentation   7 pm


Brianna Barron

April 9- 17 & April 24 - May 4

MFA Thesis Exhibitions

Following rigorous challenges, multiple critiques and generous encouragement, these remarkable artists graduating with a Master of Fine Arts degree are ready to start careers as professionals in the field. 

Dorothy Uber Bryan and Willard Wankelman Galleries

Opening Receptions

Friday, April 8, 7-9 pm

Diana Hall     Philip Saxby     Caitlin Witt    Chenxiao Zhang   

 Saturday, April 23, 7-9 pm

Brianna Barron  Peter Pagast   Kimberly Pledger

Loraine Ruetz   Roxanne Shea          

May 14

Robert Mazur

A memorial tribute and exhibition for this revered BGSU professor. Details TBA

All exhibitions are free and the public is welcome.

All galleries are wheelchair accessible with the exception of the upper level of the Wankelman Gallery.

Gallery Hours during exhibitions:
Tuesday through Saturday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

These hours may change during summer exhibitions - please check the exhibition description!
The Galleries are also open by special appointment for group visits.

The Fine Arts Center gratefully recognizes generous support from:
The Ohio Arts Council
BGSU Ethnic Cultural Arts Program