North Central College - Naperville, IL

Senior Art Show exhibits work of 18 North Central College students

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Contact: Ted Slowik, director of PR and media relations, 630-637-5307, 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. Participating students are: Alicia Ahluwalia of Winfield; Heather Barron of West Chicago; Anna Baumann of Chicago Heights; Nikki Boeger of Newark, Ill.; Megan Brown of Lafox, Ill.; Abbi Effron of Aurora; Kristin Harding of Plainfield; Devin LaSarre of Crystal Lake; Tamarra Love of Naperville; Anna Mandrell of Clinton, Ill.; Marissa Mellin of St. Charles, Ill.; Jenna Meyer of Lake Zurich; Tricia O’Donnell of Crystal Lake; Laura Peterson of Herscher, Ill.; Somer Rickards of Makaweli, Hawaii; Nicole Schuett of Hawthorn Woods, Ill.; Kirsten Shoup of Elburn; and Jill Urbas of Aurora. The exhibit is free and open to the public. The Meiley-Swallow Hall Gallery is open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sundays. The Oesterle Library Gallery is open Mondays through Thursdays 8 a.m. to midnight, Fridays 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Sundays noon to midnight. The students’ works include painting, drawing, printmaking, digital photography, ceramics, and sculpture. Contact Christine Rabenold, assistant professor of art, at 630-637-5543 or for more information about the exhibit. Art students at North Central College learn traditional and contemporary media; engage in analytical, critical and abstract thinking; and learn to communicate ideas visually. Students attend gallery and museum openings and exhibits in Naperville and Chicago, meet visiting artists, enter juried exhibitions and gain an academic foundation for graduate study in studio art, art education, art history, art therapy, arts administration, art criticism, and visual communications. Click here to learn more about North Central’s art program. This exhibit is one of many ongoing programs at North Central College to enrich and broaden the cultural and academic outlook for the College and community. North Central offers a variety of venues accommodating a rich range of local and world-class events, performances and space needs for the public. For a comprehensive schedule of musical performances, theatrical and dance productions, art exhibits and lectures, visit or call the box office at 630-637-SHOW (7469).