News Release

New SCC Art Gallery Opens with Faculty Show

(Orange, CA)—Santiago Canyon College will unveil its inaugural art show in the campus’ new gallery with a reception on Thursday August 25, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. titled “Those Who Can Teach, Create!” The show, which is free and open to the public, features the work of faculty artists. Contributors include Anna Couch, Will Lennertz, Michael Matsumoto, Robbie Miller, Nanci Schrieber-Smith, Natasha Shoro and Linda Southwell.

Faculty artist and Art Department Chair, Robbie Miller, shared, “The inaugural show highlights the artwork of our faculty. The faculty at SCC pride themselves on being working artists in a variety of mediums. Those who attend can expect to see media of sculpture, watercolor, oils, acrylics, and photography. There will also be both representational and abstract artwork.”

Gallery hours are Monday – Thursday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. or by appointment. “Those Who Can Teach, Create!” will run from August 25 to September 22.

With a slate of shows already confirmed for the 2016-2017 academic year, all remaining displays in the SCC Gallery will feature the works of college alumni including Chris Rioux, Maureen Martinez, Michelle Erickson, and Annalise Coppenhaver. “SCC is excited to showcase alumni for the first year of our new gallery. Each alum is either enrolled or recently graduated from fine arts bachelor’s degree programs around the country. Each artist will have a one person show at the gallery,” said Miller.

The new gallery is located in the center of campus in the northeast corner of the “D” building. Free parking for this event is available in the visitor section on the north side of Lot 4. Additional parking is also available for $2 from pay stations in any of the other Santiago Canyon College lots. Santiago Canyon College is located at 8045 E, Chapman Ave. in Orange, California.

For more information about the SCC Art Gallery, contact Robbie Miller at (714) 628-4834 or

About Santiago Canyon College
Santiago Canyon College (SCC) serves more than 14,000 credit and non-credit students each semester. The college prepares students for transfer to four-year institutions and careers, and provides courses for personal and professional development, as well as customized training for business and industry. The college is recognized for its adult education program which keeps the working adult—and senior—in mind by offering flexible schedules, and community locations. Serving the residents of Anaheim Hills, Orange, Tustin, and Villa Park, SCC is one of two comprehensive colleges under the auspices of the Rancho Santiago Community College District. Visit to learn more.

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Phone: (714) 480-7503