University Art Gallery

Exhibition Proposals


Currently accepting Exhibition Proposals for the 2024-2025 school year.  

The Western Illinois University Art Gallery, located in Macomb, Illinois, presents a schedule of changing exhibitions throughout the academic year to introduce WIU students, faculty and staff, as well as the western Illinois region, to a variety of art forms in a wide range of mediums.  

We encourage visual artists to submit exhibition proposals for solo, two-person, and group exhibitions.  

The University Art Gallery will provide accepted artists with a reasonable honorarium to assist with travel and shipping expenses depending on needs and circumstances.  

Your exhibition proposal must include:

  • CV
  • Artist statement
  • Description of proposed exhibition
  • 15-20 images labeled with title, size, date, and medium

For full consideration for the 2024-2025 schedule, please submit these materials as a single PDF file (no larger than 20MB) by March 28, 2024 to:


Contact Tyler Hennings,  
Director, Western Illinois University Art Gallery  
Phone: (309) 298-1587 or Email:

Gallery Specification


Gallery Level 1  

Gallery Level 2