Art Gallery Mission

Schnormeier GalleryIn light of MVNU's holistic, Christ-centered educational program, the art gallery exist to support the academic program and enlarge the cultural fabric of the community by supporting exhibits by faculty, students, alumni, and other artists that foster inspiration and artistic appreciation through interaction with diverse artistic traditions and media.

Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Schnormeier Gallery presents a fascinating array of art and artists for the current academic year. It is our goal to bring you thought-provoking, inspirational, and masterfully created works that represent the best in today's world of art and which point toward the Master Creator. Click the calendar to your right for an updated exhibit schedule.

All events are free and open to the public.

For more information on MVNU's art gallery, please email Brian Baby.

Schnormeier Gallery
Located at 221 S. Main Street

The Schnormeier Gallery is a large, public space located in the Buchwald Center on Mount Vernon's beautiful and historic Main Street.


Interested in Exhibiting at MVNU?

Please send exhibit proposals for one-person or group shows to the email below, or to:

Schnormeier Gallery
Mount Vernon Nazarene University
800 Martinsburg Road
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050

Or contact us at (740) 397-9000, ext. 3040 or by email at

All qualifying proposals must include:

  • 5 images of your work (digital jpg format)
  • Your current resume
  • An artist statement
  • A detailed description of the size and medium of the work presented in your proposal

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