Photography 1101 students hold a photo shoot in the SSC for class project

The photography department held their “Paint It Black” workshop in the SSC. This included a black backdrop with models dressed in black posing for the cameras. This is an assignment the students in Photo 1101 do every semester. Terry Vitacco, photography professor, said the assignment is about “wanting to get the most details out of … Continue reading Photography 1101 students hold a photo shoot in the SSC for class project

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Karen Reimer

Karen Reimer visited College of DuPage on Sept. 12 to discuss her current work, entitled “Golden” as well as past projects. This project includes forty 20 ft. long wood crossbars and yellow string to follow the golden mean, or golden ratio theory. According to Reimer, it represents the break down of ideals in the face … Continue reading Karen Reimer

New art in stairwells, BIC stairwell art is rotated out, plenty more artwork in permanent collection storage

Out of storage, artwork from the college’s permanent collection, featuring works by professional Chicago-based artists, now graces stairwells in the BIC. Although most of these artworks appear to be new, many of them are almost 30 years old and have been in storage at the college. These works are all part of the college’s permanent … Continue reading New art in stairwells, BIC stairwell art is rotated out, plenty more artwork in permanent collection storage

Alumnus with talent, former student Vincent Glielmi displays photography exhibit in Wings Gallery

The Wings Gallery is now featuring photography by Vincent Glielmi, an alumnus of the college. Glielmi received his Associate of Fine Arts degree at the college before moving on to the University of Illinois-Chicago to get his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Photography. He has been taking photos for 5 years and is inspired … Continue reading Alumnus with talent, former student Vincent Glielmi displays photography exhibit in Wings Gallery

Professor performs in multiple symphony orchestras, creates a children’s magic show

Mike Folker, a music professor at the college, is a very busy guy. He is balancing teaching at both COD and Wheaton College, performing as a percussionist in the Joffrey Ballet, and performing his “Magic of Music” show. Folker started doing magic as a kid but “when I moved to Chicago, I studied with a … Continue reading Professor performs in multiple symphony orchestras, creates a children’s magic show

Students working hard to get ready for a week of performances of “The Nerd”

A new play is opening October 18  at the college in the K Building Theater. It is a farce called “The Nerd” which was written by playwright Larry Shue, from Glen Ellyn.            Connie Canaday Howard, the director, says the story is “basically about friendship” and the “lengths one will go to to help a … Continue reading Students working hard to get ready for a week of performances of “The Nerd”

Mara Baker balances teaching and creating art, has two projects featured in galleries

Mara Baker, an art professor at the college is showing off her own skills at two different art shows this fall. The first show is called Two Histories of the World and it is a sight-specific exhibit. A few years ago, she took part in a project where she and a group of artists were invited to … Continue reading Mara Baker balances teaching and creating art, has two projects featured in galleries

More than 200 students performing in concert marks a start of season for music department

Don’t miss the Student Music Concert on Thursday, October 18 at 7:30pm in the Turner Conference Center in the SRC building. This show marks the start of the season of performances for the music department and also displays some of the college’s talented musicians. Music Professor Lee Kesselman said, “Mid-semester is a great time to … Continue reading More than 200 students performing in concert marks a start of season for music department