The State Street Gallery

The State Street Gallery at Robert Morris University Illinois is an outlet for art education and cultural enrichment for Robert Morris and the extended community. Its exhibitions contribute to the University’s educational curriculum and provide exposure to professional work including traditional, contemporary, multi-media as well as multi-cultural events to the University’s students, employees and the surrounding community.

The gallery is located in the loop at 401 South State Street, Chicago, IL 60605. It is free and open to the public Monday through Thursday, 10:00am to 6:00pm with the exception of holidays and the University’s closings.


Exhibitions at the State Street Art Gallery

Urban Warrior Walking Into the Abyss - Jesse Howard
Art Work: The Bewitching Hour - Jesse Howard
A Woman In Red - Jesse Howard

The Love & Hate of a Culture in Defiance

Showing:  September 9 – October 31, 2019

Local artist, Jesse Howard will be displaying select work from his exhibition,  The Love & Hate of a Culture in Defiance.   Please join us for the reception on Thursday, October 3.

Rage by Jesse Howard


To learn more about Jesse Howard’s work, please visit the following:

Artist website:


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Proposal Entries

Artists wishing to apply for an exhibit, please contact Shelley at or call 312.935.4086.