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