Exhibitions

Arrowhead Room

The Arrowhead Room gallery, located at the Sugar Grove Campus on the first floor of Dickson Center, houses art exhibits of student, faculty and visiting artists. The Exhibition Committee, composed of Art Department faculty and staff, selects the shows for the Arrowhead Room.

Exhibitions:

Not Like I Remembered: Featuring Gail Simpson and Aristotle Georgiades

September 26 – November 13, 2014

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Collision, by Gail Simpson, 2013, Toys, 42" x 24" x 48" 

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Homesick, by Aris Georgiades, 2013, salvaged wood,  40"x20"x20"

They also collaborate as Actual Size Artwork.

Photo Credits: Jim Escalante

Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 9 p.m., Saturday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sunday: Closed

Dickson Window Art Project Space

The Dickson Window Art Project Space, located at the Sugar Grove Campus on the first floor of Dickson Center, is a new exhibition space dedicated to Chicago area artists working in the medium of installation art. The Exhibition Committee selects the artists on an annual basis.  

Exhibition:

Nikki Renee Anderson: Standing Bodies, July 2 – October 29, 2014

Dribble Portrait #6 by Nikki Renee Anderson, ceramic, wood and acrylic, 2014

Hours:
Monday - Friday: 5:30 a.m. - 11 p.m., Saturday: 6:30 a.m. - 11 p.m.,
Sunday: 8 a.m. -10 p.m.

Aurora Campus Café

In the fall of 2011, we teamed up with the Aurora Campus Café to provide our talented students with a new exhibition space. The Café is located on the first floor of the Aurora Campus. The exhibitions rotate approximately every two months and are selected by the Art Coordinator.

Exhibition:

Developing Photographs: Artworks on loan from the Wynette Edwards Collection, September 10 – November 23, 2014

Alumna Wynette Edwards organized Developing Photographs, a traveling photography exhibition of works by current WCC students and alumni. Featured artists include Larry Benson, Wynette Edwards, Edgar Espino, Lynsey Fansler, Marissa Novak, David Oldeen, Tara Olson, Emily Russell, Katie Schade, Colleen Slatton, Kevin Veloz and Les Westphal. All photographs were produced in Emily Franklin’s Fall 2013 Digital Photography Class.


Untitled by Tara Olson, 2013, Digital Photograph, 8 x 10 in.

Untitled by Tara Olson, 2013, Digital Photograph, 8 x 10 in.

Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 7:15 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Friday: 7:15 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Todd Library

Our second Sugar Grove campus exhibit outlet is the Todd Library located on the second floor of Collins Hall, which has been dedicated to student shows since the spring of 2010.

Exhibition: 

Spring 2014 Student Exhibition, April 9 – May 6, 2014

Fall Show Todd Library 2013

Installation shot from the Fall 2013 Student Exhibition


Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m., Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.,
Saturday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Sunday: Noon - 4:30 p.m.

Von Ohlen Hall

At the end of each fall and spring semester the Art Department hosts the biannual Student Showcase on the second floor in Von Ohlen Hall. Faculty select the best work from their respective classes and install it throughout the hall. During each term faculty display class work on both the first and second floors.

Exhibition: 

Spring 2014 Student Showcase, April 26 – May 11, 2014

Student Showcase Fall 2013, Von Ohlen Hall

Installation shot from the Fall 2013 Student Showcase

For more information about the art exhibitions at Waubonsee Community College, contact Cecilia Vargas, Art Coordinator, at (630) 466-7900, ext. 2964.

Contact

Art Department:
WCCArtDepartment@waubonsee.edu

Art Coordinator:
Cecilia Vargas, Von Ohlen Hall 209
(630) 466-7900 ext. 2964
cvargas@waubonsee.edu

Art Lab Assistant:
Esther Espino, Von Ohlen Hall 240
(630) 466-7900 ext. 5742
eespino@waubonsee.edu