‘Monsterbet’ Exhibit Coming to ECC Art Gallery

January 19, 2022
The East Central College Art Gallery will present “Monsterbet: An Aberrant Abecedarius,” a solo exhibition of oil and mixed media paintings by California-based artist Heidi Brueckner. The exhibition will run from Jan. 25 to Feb. 15, in the gallery located in Hansen Hall. “Monsterbet” is a series of cultural allegories based on the traditional format… View Article

Sally Dill to Exhibit at ECC Art Gallery

June 18, 2021
New York City artist and former Franklin County resident Sally Dill will be featured this summer at the East Central College Art Gallery. Dill’s show will be from July 1 through Aug. 27. It is called “Pieces” and the exhibit is dubbed, “Playful Collage Works.” Dill was born in St. Louis and moved to the… View Article

Art & Design Student Exhibition Winners Announced

May 6, 2021
The overall Best of Show in the Annual East Central College Art & Design Student Exhibition is “Nocturnal Feast” by Kate Shelton. Shelton’s piece is one of the many student works that has been on display in the ECC Art Gallery. The student exhibit ends May 6. Jennifer Higerd, ECC art instructor and gallery coordinator,… View Article

Students Selected to Show in Art St. Louis Exhibition

February 12, 2021
Two East Central College art students have been invited to show their works alongside regional artists at a multi-media exhibition in St. Louis. Kate Shelton, Union, and Sara Lynn Carter, Cuba, both in their second year at ECC, have been selected by the college art department to show at the “Varsity Art XXV,” a multi-media… View Article

Art, Design Show is Online; Winners Announced

May 8, 2020
The East Central College Art Gallery may be closed, but that didn’t prevent the art department from showcasing students’ work. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and closure of the ECC campus, the exhibition was moved online. Jennifer Higerd, ECC art instructor and gallery coordinator, said the Annual ECC Art & Design Student Exhibition is a… View Article

Art Students to Show at Regional Exhibit

February 18, 2020
Two East Central Art students have been invited to show their works alongside regional artists at a multi-media exhibition in St. Louis. Anna Wright, Gerald, and Olivia Tucker, Washington, will be part of the Varsity Art XXIV show that is slated to run Feb. 28 through March 26. There will be a free public reception… View Article

ECC Art Department wins award for Hexagon Project

December 9, 2019
East Central College received an Outstanding Community Partnership award from the Interdependence Hexagon Project for hosting the Midwest Regional event titled Transforming Conflict “River to Ocean Project.” The Hexagon Project is managed by a dedicated group of artists, educators and friends – who join with others in various parts of the United States and the… View Article

East Central College Awarded National Endowment for the Arts Grant

August 1, 2018
East Central College is proud to announce it has received an Arts Engagement in American Communities (AEAC) grant from the National Endowment for the Arts! The $10,000 matching grant will help support the annual concert series in the John Anglin Performing Arts Center for the 2018-2019 school year. “We are proud to host world-renowned acts… View Article

East Central College Alumna Using Art Therapy to Help Patients

February 5, 2018
When she was a senior in high school, Morgaine Denison was awarded an art scholarship to East Central College. She didn’t know it at the time, but it started the St. James native down a path to helping people in need. “Creating art has always provided a space where I feel confident that my voice… View Article

Student Artwork to Appear in New York City Art Gallery

December 4, 2017
Seven East Central College students will soon have their artwork displayed in a New York City art gallery. “Any time our students can show work it is important,” said Adam Watkins, fine and performing arts program coordinator. “It is exposure on one hand and a resume builder on the other.” It is part of the… View Article