Contemporary Art Gallery


Wearable Art Fashion Show 

2019 Faculty Exhibition


Cuba: Student Artwork
from trip to Cuba Summer 2018

Jan. 31 – Feb. 21
Opening Reception Jan. 31, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Visual Art + Design Student Exhibition

March 7 – April 11

Opening Reception: March 7, 5:00 – 7:30pm

Spring Printmaking Workshop

The Little Friends of Printmaking

Apr. 8 -12

Bill Evans: Kind of Blue

In conjunction with the Bill Evans Jazz Festival

Apr. 10 -18

Department of Visual Art + Design
Spring 2019 Senior Exhibition

May 2 – May 18th
Opening Reception: May 2, 5:00pm - 7:30pm  

Senior Show Fall 2017 Senior Show Fall 2017

       Southeastern Louisiana University will host the Fall 2018 Department of Visual Art + Design Senior Exhibition in the Contemporary Art Gallery at 100 East Stadium on the SELU campus. The opening reception will be Nov 20th from 5:00pm - 7:30pm.The exhibit will run from Nov 20th   – Dec 8th. This exhibition will showcase the artwork of Southeastern's seniors who are completing their bachelor's degree in visual art and design in the Department of Visual Art + Design. The exhibition will feature ceramics, painting, drawing, photography, animation, video art, printmaking, sculpture, graphic design, and theatre design. The reception and exhibition are free and open to the public.


For more information contact Professor Dale Newkirk at 985-549-5080 or email at

The gallery is located at 100 East Stadium, next to Clark Hall at the end of Spruce Street.
For more information, contact the gallery at 985-549-5080.

Gallery location



Gallery Hours:

Mon/Tues/Thurs:  8:00am to 5:00pm

Wednesday:  8:00am to 8:00pm

Friday8:00am to 12:00pm



Dale Newkirk
Professor, Gallery Director
(985) 549-5080




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The Southeastern Louisiana University Contemporary Art Gallery is devoted to the presentation of national and regional exhibitions of contemporary art, lectures and workshops. The gallery is part of the Visual Art + Design Department and as such provides a forum for contemporary art for students, the city of Hammond and residents of the North Shore.  

Exhibitions and educational programs connect students with opportunities to engage with artworks and artists while giving them insight into current directions in contemporary art. In addition, the gallery is responsible for the SLU Fine Art Collection and as such is devoted to the preservation of our visual arts heritage and culture.


Download: Exhibition Proposal Form