Vergette Gallery | School of Art and Design | SIU

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Vergette Gallery


vergettePlease See the Events Calendar for the schedule of exhibitions and events in the Vergette Gallery. Hours are 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Email Us for more information.

Located on the first floor of the Allyn Building in room 107, the Vergette Gallery is a naturally lit space of over 400 square feet available to students at the School of Art and Design.

Nicholas Vergette PlaqueThe Nicholas Vergette Student Gallery

Dedicated to the honor and memory of Nicholas Vergette.

Professor of Art, 1960-1974


Nicholas Vergette working on one of the Vergette Sculptures, 1974. The sculptures are now a landmark on the SIUC campus.

The dedication of this gallery honors Nicholas Vergette, a gifted artist and teacher, whose talents enhanced the lives of many students.

Dedication: May 3, 1978

The image to the right is Professor Nicholas Vergette creating a sculplture at the SIU School of Art and Design.

Interested in showing your artwork at the Vergette Gallery? Click to download the Vergette Gallery Application (pdf).