Alexander Brest Gallery

The entrance to the gallery.
Chris Nitsche, 2019

The Alexander Brest GalleryThe professional exhibition venue for the School of Art & Design.

The Alexander Brest Gallery is a versatile 2300 square foot exhibition space. The gallery showcases nationally recognized artists in a variety of 2-d, 3-d, and 4-d media and emerging JU student artists and designers.

Career opportunities include: gallerist, curator, art handler, community arts advocate, art workshop instructor, cultural council member, arts management, arts coordinator, non-profit arts organizer, art education.

For any inquiries please email the Gallery Director at


Join the gallery team!The Alexander Brest Gallery welcomes students, as interns and work study, interested in working with artists from all over the country to install 4 to 5 exhibitions during the academic year

Students make professional connections and gain experiential resume additions by working with the gallery director to curate, install, and manage the gallery space. Students work directly with exhibiting artists and learn valuable art handling and display skills.


Zakriya RabaniAlexander Brest Gallery Director

  • Gallery entrance

  • Laying out a student cardboard installation

  • Hanging a framed photograph

  • Installing a ceramic wall grouping

  • Installing 3-d student wall art

Visual Art Programs

The School of Art & Design offers several programs of study. Learn more about the programs available at Jacksonville University.

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