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

Art Instructor Recreates Mystery Painting in Beaufort

October 9, 2017
In 2015, East Central College Art Instructor Annette Green received a call from a friend at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Beaufort. He knew she was a skilled artist and had a project she might be interested in. “The church had been remodeled years earlier,” said Green. “In the process of removing the old wallboard,… View Article

#InspiringExcellence – Local Artist Headlines Art Gallery Show

August 28, 2017
Jenn Brown and Sara Weininger, graduate students at Washington University, are bringing their art exhibit “In Between” to East Central College September 5-29. A reception with the artists will be held September 21 from 5 – 7 p.m. “We are very excited to have these up and coming artists to our gallery,” said Gallery Coordinator… View Article