Art From Local Graduate Students Will Be On Display March 14-April 15 at SCC

March 03, 2011

St. Charles Community College will host a Master of Fine Arts Invitational March 14-April 15 in the gallery of the Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building on the college campus. The show is free and open to the public.

The exhibit will showcase artwork by graduate students from Fontbonne University, University of Missouri-St. Louis, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville and Washington University. The student artists include: Laura Blacksher, Kara Daving, Alex Elmestad, Emily French, Bo Kim, Nick Martin, Katherine McCullough, Zachary Miller, Christopher Ottinger, Samuel Preston and Roxanne Reed.

“Each graduate student selected for this show was highly recommended by their faculty members,” said Christine Holtz, SCC adjunct instructor and gallery coordinator. “The exhibition will include a variety of mediums and processes combined with a wide array of contemporary conceptual approaches.

An opening reception will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, in the gallery.

Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Fridays, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturdays. For more information about this exhibit or upcoming exhibits, contact Christine Holtz at

St. Charles Community College is a public, comprehensive two-year community college with associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities. For more information, visit

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