Campus Art Gallery Information

Submissions NOW being accepted for the 2016 Skyway Competition and Voices Literary Arts Magazine

ELIGIBILITY: Submission of work is open to any MCC student enrolled in CREDIT ART COURSES during the Spring 2015, Summer 2015, Fall 2015 and Spring 2016. Entries must be related to course projects completed at MCC and/or as part of an Independent Study, overseen by MCC instructors. view more information and requirements on submitting your art work. ⇒

Entry dates/times for the 2016 Skyway Art Competition and Voices Literary Arts Magazine are listed below:

Enter your artwork for both competitions at the same time. It’s easy.

Up to 3 pieces of artwork per person will be considered for both Skyway and Voices.

Pickup entry forms and deliver entries to A144 (Art Office)

The annual Skyway competition will be hosted this year by Elgin Community College. The exhibit dates are March 6 – April 4, 2016. The reception will be held on Sunday, March 6 from 1 to 3 p.m. at ECC.

Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference Colleges: College of Lake County, Elgin Community College, McHenry County College, Moraine Valley Community College, Morton College, Oakton Community College, Prairie State College, Waubonsee Community College.

The purpose of this exhibition is to showcase some of the finest works of visual art by McHenry County College students. Awards will be given to those works demonstrating exceptional merit, as selected by the jurors.

2015 MCC Student Art Exhibit

April 29 to June 15, 2015

Student Art Exhibit Winners

MCC Gallery Details

McHenry County College has four galleries on campus with an average of thirty exhibitions per year:

Epping gallery

Epping Gallery

artspace 144 gallery


Gallery 2 gallery

Gallery One

Gallery 2 gallery

Gallery Two


Gallery exhibitions include works from emerging and established artists from local, regional and national locales. The galleries feature diverse solo and group exhibitions with the intent of exposing students and the community to the wide range of media, styles, and content utilized in contemporary art practice.

Visiting artists often present lectures and workshops in conjunction with exhibitions. The galleries are also used for exhibits of student work and specific course-related installations and projects. Please check the gallery exhibit schedule for updates. All galleries are free and open to the public.

Student assembling artwork in artspace144

MCC students installing an Independent Study project.

In addition to rotating gallery exhibitions, there are numerous selections of permanent and loaned works displayed on campus.