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MCCC Art Club debuts first showcase

An art gallery presented by the new MCCC Art Club allows visitors an insider’s glimpse into the members’ artistic inspiration and strengths. The student art gallery is on display Jan. 18 through March 4 in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Motherhouse Gallery and available to the public through a virtual tour. Exhibits were not based around a single theme, but rather focused on each artists’ individual artistic strengths, including digital, acrylic and ceramics. Kadia Allen, Mitchel Bietat, Cassy Fallon, Tessa Garlepied, Emily Gibson, Ethan Kuhl, Karina Manghum, […]

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Visiting artist shares story at MCCC

Detroit-based painter and activist Anna van Schaap uses her work to communicate powerful messages about women, perfectionism and society. Van Schaap spoke about her work at Monroe County Community College on Oct. 24. The lecture was held in the La-Z-Boy Center Atrium as a part of MCCC’s Visiting Artist series. […]

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Visiting artist to speak at MCCC

On Oct. 24, artist Anna van Schaap will visit Monroe County Community College. Van Schaap will speak about her paintings from 6 to 8 p.m. in the La-Z-Boy Atrium. Her work combines elements of emotion with traditional portraits of the female body. “By creating work about the female body, its […]

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Artist encourages students to embrace diversity

“Balancing heart and brain” is on display in the library in the C Building.  MCCC’s visiting artist encouraged students to pursue variety and flexibility in their art. Chicago artist Sharon Bladholm said it is important to be diverse as an artist because each material teaches something about the other materials.  […]