Exhibition Dates:

July 6, 2015 – May 14, 2017
Reception at the South Bend Museum of Art: September 4, 2015 | 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Begun in 2013, Sightlines is an ongoing collaborative exhibition between Century Center and the South Bend Museum of Art featuring large artworks created by artists from the region. A national call for entries is announced every two years from which new artists are selected. Selection is based on the quality of the proposals, the harmony among the artworks, and how the selection committee can envision the work activating various spaces within Century Center. All artworks in Sightlines are located in or outside of Century Center, highlighting not only the artworks themselves, but also the voluminous space and distant lines of sight that are available throughout the building and grounds.

Sightlines provides a unique experience for chance art encounters for visitors to the Century Center, engaging them in a moment of artistic appreciation or contemplation — or even perhaps to challenge their preconception of “what is art?”

Current artists:

Jeff Boshart
THEB #3 (Transparent Hollow Empty Box), 2012, welded structural steel tube

Roger Boulay
All That Glitters, 2015, used book covers, oil-based gold paint, PVA glue

Heather Brammeier
Rhyme, 2015, wood, paint, PEX, zip ties

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Ioan Florea
Nanoshapes, 2013, pigment and resin fused on canvas (one of 6 paintings on exhibit)

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Lea Goldman
Dance (While You Can), 2012, oil on canvas (one of 6 paintings on exhibit)

Robert Patrick, =HIVE=, 2015, Acrylic on canvas tarpaulin (one of 8 paintings on exhibit)
Robert Patrick
=HIVE=, 2015, acrylic on canvas tarpaulin (one of 8 paintings on exhibit)

Richard Shipps, 2015, Paperika Revisited, White and painted Tyvek paper on metal grid
Richard Shipps
Paperika Revisited, 2015, white and painted Tyvek paper on metal grid

Past artists:
Maria Lux (Champaign, IL)
Mollie Oblinger (Ripon, WI)
Jake Webster (Elkhart, IN)


The DoubleTree by Hilton has provided all artist accommodations associated with Sightlines.

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