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Skurkis exhibits art in one-person show, serves as juror

Skurkis exhibits art in one-person show, serves as juror

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Barry Skurkis, associate professor of art, is the featured artist in a one-person exhibit at Ainsworth Gallery in Joliet. He has 39 block prints and seven stone sculptures on display, Aug. 13 through Sept. 24.



Photographs of Illinois & Michigan Canal displayed at North Central

Photographs by Tom Gill showing modern scenes along the historic Illinois & Michigan Canal will be displayed at North Central’s Oesterle Library Gallery.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

Sept. 2, 2010— Photographs by Tom Gill showing modern scenes along the historic Illinois & Michigan Canal will be displayed Oct. 17 through Nov. 18 at North Central College’s Oesterle Library Gallery, 320 E. School St.

Gill, of Tinley Park, will greet visitors at an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19.

Tricia O'Donnell

Driven by the belief that creativity is vitally important, Tricia is dedicated to helping students reach their creative potential. Her North Central experience has helped her do just that. Studio art professors have challenged her to develop her own style, which she is eager to share with her future students. The Junior/Senior Scholars program, practicums and student teaching opportunities have helped her cultivate a flexible teaching style. And campus clubs have provided a robust network of friends and colleagues. Now she’s ready to change the world, one student at a time.

Majors Minors and Programs : Art Education

Education majors create, teach summer school program

When a Chicago area elementary school canceled its summer school for low-achieving students, North Central education majors provided an alternative program.

When a Chicago area elementary school canceled its summer school for low-achieving students, North Central College education majors stepped in to provide an alternative program.

Fifth-grade teacher Kate Smith Pereda at Lincoln Elementary School in Addison, Ill., was concerned for her students who would be impacted by the summer school's cancellation. A 2005 graduate of North Central College, Pereda contacted her former education professor Maureen Kincaid at North Central asking for help.

See video highlights of the Senior Art Show

See video highlights of the Senior Art Show

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The Senior Art Show is on display in two campus galleries through Saturday, June 12. Check out the video highlights of the student works on exhibit in the Oesterle Library Gallery and Meiley-Swallow Hall.


Senior Art Show exhibits work of 18 North Central College students

Art works by 18 North Central College students will be featured in a free exhibit in two galleries May 16 through June 12.

Contact: Ted Slowik, director of PR and media relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu April 27, 2010—Art works by 18 North Central College students will be featured in a free exhibit in two galleries May 16 through June 12. The Senior Art Show will be exhibited in the Oesterle Library Gallery, 320 E. School St., and the Meiley-Swallow Hall Gallery, 31 S. Ellsworth St., both in Naperville. Students will greet visitors during an opening reception from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 16, in both locations.

Student showcases his photographs in solo exhibit, "Toes"

North Central College junior Timothy Whitney will present a series of digital photographs in a solo exhibit titled "Toes."

North Central College junior Timothy Whitney will present a series of digital photographs in a solo exhibit titled "Toes." His work explores the peculiarities of peoples' toes.

The free exhibit runs April 4 through May 6 at the College's Oesterle Library Gallery, 320 E. School St., Naperville. Whitney will greet visitors during a reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 7.

Exhibit highlights work of North Central alumnus, Indiana Jones inspiration

The work of James Henry Breasted, an 1890 alumnus of the College, is being honored with an exhibit at the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

March 17, 2010—The work of James Henry Breasted, an 1890 alumnus of North Central College in Naperville, is being honored with an exhibit at the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago through Aug. 31.

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