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Evangel University Art Gallery show of students’ work open to the public

Published on Nov 17, 2022 by Erin Hedlun

SPRINGFIELD, Missouri – The Evangel University Fine Arts & Design Gallery currently features the work of current art students, and the public is invited to tour the display. Admission is free.

The gallery is open from Nov. 18 through Jan. 16, 2023. An opening reception will be held tomorrow evening from 6 – 8 p.m. in the gallery.

The gallery features uniquely curated pieces of artwork among many mediums including painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, graphic design, and ceramics.

Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The gallery is located inside the Barnett Fine Arts Center on EU’s campus.

Art at Evangel 

Evangel University is home to the state-of-the-art Lawrence & Alletha Barnett Fine Arts Center, which opened in 2002.

The Art Education degree at Evangel is for creative art students seeking certification to teach in elementary, junior high, or high school grades. EU’s program meets the Missouri state requirements for certification in Art Education, grades K-12.

Students who desire a well-rounded approach to artistic disciplines may earn a Bachelor of Arts in Art degree. The program requires 45 credits in art and is a good option for a double major. The department also offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, where students take 58 studio hours, with an emphasis on studio work or graphic design. Both combine art history courses with practical expertise in various studio areas.


About Evangel University

Evangel University, with its embedded Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (AGTS), is a comprehensive Spirit-led Christian university located in Springfield, Missouri. It is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. Under the leadership of Dr. Mike Rakes, EU is committed to excellence in educating and equipping students to serve the Church and society globally and becoming compassionate innovators in their chosen vocations. EU offers more than 70 degree programs, including cutting-edge majors, pre-professional programs, and affordable and flexible online degree options.

EU is highly regarded and has been ranked:

  • US News & World Report Best Colleges Top Performer in Social Mobility
  • Colleges of Distinction Best Christian University
  • Top 10 Best Universities by
  • Third Most Beautiful Campus in the Midwest by Christian Colleges & Universities
  • Top 10 Best Colleges in Missouri by

With additional accreditations in business, counseling, music, social work, and theology and certification as an Excellence in Giving university, EU is focused on providing students with hands-on experience and real-world training for today’s professional careers. Learn more about the university at