April 8 – May 6, 2016

Arrowhead Gallery

Student Group Show

Mohns by Anjela Cabanlong, 2015, Archival Inkjet Print on Luster Paper, 11 x 8.5 in.

The Skyway Selections, 2016 exhibition featured a selection of artworks (finalists and runners-up works) from the 1st tier of the jurying process that was a part of the Annual Skyway Juried Art Competition and Exhibition. Guest Juror, Cynthia Hellyer Heinz, Foundation Coordinator at Northern Illinois University, chose the 25 finalists (and the 10 runners-up) who represented Waubonsee Community College in the 2016 Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference Juried Art Competition. All 35 artworks (25 finalists and 10 runners-up) displayed were created Waubonsee Community College students.

The finalists were:
Michael Arnold’s charcoal drawing on paper Still life using contour lines and varied weight
Zia Asif’s photograph Paisible
Anna Bateman’s oil painting on plywood Eyes of the World, and her oil painting on canvas Plant Still Life
Anjela Cabanlong’s digital photographs Duluth, Mohns, and Reflection
Michelle Conklin’s digital photographs Hand Prep, Just A Sticker, and Pitch Perspective
Ryan Delaney’s digital photograph Self Portrait 2
Kathryn Dralle’s oil painting on canvas Toys
Esther Espino’s digital photographic print Holga Pan No. 2 Oak Park Platform, and her silver gelatin photographic print Orchid Portrait
Rebecca Garcia’s charcoal drawing on paper Untitled
Jessica Holt’s oil paintings on canvas Jackie, and Lily
Patricia D. Janecek’s oil paintings on canvas Baby Calf and Nude
Sabryna Kusiak’s acrylic painting on canvatex Chroma Land
Carlene Lietzow’s acrylic painting on canvas Landscape
Linsey Luangrath’s charcoal drawing on paper Ties and Cloth
Yanet Platt’s collage Love of New Zealand
Samantha Rivera’s mixed media piece (using ink, string and newspaper) Construction of Newspaper
Monica Valentin’s costume/sculptural painting (made using acrylic, canvas and fabric) Tribal Stain

The runners-up were:
1. Jessica Holt’s oil painting on canvas Whatever
2. Patricia D. Janecek’s oil painting on canvas The Three Pears
3. Michelle Conklin’s digital photograph The Catch
4. Kathryn Dralle’s oil painting on canvas Abstract
5. Anna Bateman’s charcoal drawing on paper Shadows in Fabric
6. Anna Bateman’s charcoal drawing Light on Dishes
7. Jose Torres’ ink drawing Transformation
8. Barb Sanders’ digital photograph Ladderback on a Limb
9. Allison Johnson’s digital photograph Street Lights
10. Kelsie Wiseman’s acrylic painting on Canvatex Nerve Cells

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



Art Department:

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

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