SCC Continuing Education Department to Host Art Extravaganza at SCC

July 06, 2011

St. Charles Community College will host an exhibit featuring artwork from Continuing Education students and instructors July 25- Aug. 6. The show, titled "Art Extravaganza," will be in the gallery of the Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building on the SCC campus in Cottleville.

The gallery will feature the artwork from students of all ages who have participated in the Continuing Education Department's 2010-11 classes and summer camps, as well as their instructors. Some of the artwork will be for sale.

"The students and instructors will showcase their accomplishments from the past year," says Joy Dufrain, project coordinator.  "Their work ranges from pottery, ceramics, painting and drawing, to basket weaving, jewelry making, photography and more."

An artist reception with snacks and entertainment will be from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, in the Fine Arts Building 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. The exhibit is free and open to the public. For more information about this exhibit or upcoming exhibits, contact Joy Dufrain at 636-922-8628 or 636-922-8233.

Established in 1986, St. Charles Community College is celebrating 25 years as 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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