Art Galleries: Lee E. Dulgar, Dorothea Thiel, Photo-Four

The Lee E. Dulgar Gallery

Bird Song, 2019, ink on paper“Drawings of Mike Benedetto”

An exhibition of art works by Mike Benedetto

September 16th through October 17th

Closing Reception: Thursday, October 17th at 1 p.m.

Mike Benedetto is a Chicago artist who does conceptual work in various media. His work investigates the self and its relationship to identity, family, society or culture. He has had exhibitions at the Gallery Northwest, Indiana University Northwest; Chiang Mai Social Installation in Chiang Mai, Thailand was a group show featuring the work of artists from the U.S. and Thailand in 2002; and a public performance from August 2001-present. (Can be seen at


The Dorothea Thiel Gallery

: “Marion” / Oil on canvas by Michele Norman“What Beauty Has Given Me: Michele Norman”

An exhibition of painting of Michele Norman

August 27th – October 11th

Artist’s Reception and Lecture: September 19th 12 noon – 2:00 p.m. in Room 4340 & the Dorothea Thiel Gallery.

Artist Michele Norman lives and works in Geneva, IL. After studying two years of Graphic Arts in El Salvador, she moved to Mexico City where she continued her painting practice exploring oil technique as a realist artist. She has developed her art as a blend of multiple cultural backgrounds reflected in her passion for finding beauty in storytelling and detail. Norman has shown her work in El Salvador, México and the United States.

“Doorways to Magic and the Moon”“Goddess Guide Us – Divine Feminine Intervention”

An exhibition of artworks by Jessica Ann Wagner

October 24th – November 15th

Artist’s Reception and Lecture: Thursday, October 31st in Room 4340 at 1:00 p.m.

Jessica Wagner, an SSC alumna, is an artist living and working in Chicago, Illinois. She received her BFA in Painting from the University of Illinois at Chicago and her MFA in Visual Arts from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. Ceremony is an important aspect of her artwork and they are often performed prior to the creation of her work to bring forth goddess energies. Her work explores her relationship to the Divine Feminine and the magical inner workings of the cosmos. Jessica has exhibited in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Chicago. You can see more of her work at


The Photo-Four Gallery

No exhibit at this time.