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.


Annual Art Faculty Exhibition

November 19, 2014 – February 4, 2015


Untitled by Dan Merkel, 2014, Wood-fired Stoneware

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.  


Marissa Lee Benedict: Auscultations, November 4 – February 11, 2014


Left: Joliet Arsenal ammunition bunker site where Marissa Lee Benedict collected osage orange branches and seed pods to be used in her installation Auscultations, photo credit: David Allan Rueter Right: Detail of a cut osage orange branch,photo courtesy of the artist

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.


Shift what you see…, January 27 – March 29, 2015


Black and White by Yirian Perez-Roig, 2014, Paper collage

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.


Fall 2014 Student Exhibition, November 7 – December 7, 2014

Fall Show Todd Library 2014

Less is More by Corey Strange, Ink, 2014

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.


Fall 2014 Student Showcase, November 22 - December 14, 2014


Installation shot from the Spring 2014 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