Campus Art Gallery Information

The Satellite Gallery, a brand new art exhibition space opening in the Old Courthouse, will feature artwork from McHenry County College (MCC) art students in the inaugural group show, Begat.

MCC Student Art Exhibit 2016 Award Winners

Merit Awards:

Deanne Ferguson, Untitled; Katelyn Rowlett, Stronger Together; Katie Sualt, So I Says to Mabel, I Says; Donna Zaidenberg, Jelly

Purchase Awards:

Zac Brooks, Dyno-Sores; Sylar Buetow, Kim #3; Jamie Cabanas, Sit Bones; Madeline Cox, Olivia; Marissa Flores, Window; Tia Ganter, Mother and Son; Omar Juarez, Laundry; Jonna Kivisto, Holy Bowlers; Katelyn Rowlett, Stronger Together; Katie Sault, Who the F… is Ted?; Leila Valencia, Fertilizing Trash Dogu; Patricia Vollkommer, I’m not Sharing

President's Choice Award

Jamie Cabanas, Sit Bones

Executive Dean's Choice Award:

Omar Juarez, Laundry

Ryan Long Memorial Award:

Paige Bauske and Tia Ganter

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.