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.


Joseph Madrigal: What lies, August 11 – September 11, 2014


Cord by Joseph Madrigal, 2014, sculpture, 84 x 96 x 50 in.

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.  


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

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

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.


Drawing: Works using line, form and value (a group show of student artwork), July 23 – September 8, 2014

Granny Smith by Casey Rose, 2014, Chalk Pastel, 18 x 24 in.

Granny Smith by Casey Rose, 2014, Chalk Pastel, 18 x 24 in.

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.


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

Fall Show Todd Library 2013

Installation shot from the Fall 2013 Student Exhibition

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.


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.


Art Department:

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

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