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Two Artists Featured in MCC Art Galleries through September

[Thursday, September 6, 2018]


“Kites: Fall & Fly,” by artist Lisa Lofgren is part of her “Tethered World” exhibit in Gallery One and Two at MCC, through Oct. 1.

“Beautiful Faces, variation 1” by artist Barbara J. Schneider, is part of her “Beautiful Faces: Thread Paintings Exploring the Imperfect” exhibit at MCC's Epping Gallery in Building B, though Oct. 5.

McHenry County College features two art exhibits, including Lisa Lofgren’s printmaking and Barbara Schneider’s free motion stitching.

Lofgren’s exhibit, “Tethered World,” is on display through Oct. 1 in Gallery One and Two, located inside and outside the MCC Library. Lofgren is and artist, educator and founder of “Together Press,” a community printmaking and papermaking facility in coordination with cometogetherstudios in Bloomington. She is also curator at the McLean County Arts Center and an adjunct instructor at Heartland Community College. Schneider’s exhibit, “Beautiful Faces: Thread Paintings Exploring the Imperfect” are on display through Oct. 5 in the Epping Gallery, in the Building B hallway, opposite the bookstore.

Schneider began quilting in 1996 and discovered the pleasure of working with cloth, paint, dye and thread. Her interest in the Japanese concept of Wabi-Sabi strongly influences her work. She exhibits her work nationally and internationally and she maintains a studio at The Starline Gallery in Harvard.

To view the artists’ work, visit For more information about MCC art galleries, contact Sandra Lang, at (815) 455-8785 or email her at:




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