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Santiago Canyon College Art Gallery Holds Special Exhibit Featuring Work of Middle School Artists

“Expressions: A Showcase of Middle School Artists with Special Needs” exhibit runs now through November 16

(Orange, CA)—Santiago Canyon College (SCC) today announced an exhibit featuring the artwork of middle school artists with special needs.

Curated by Lakeside Middle School speech pathologist Emily Miller and kicked off with an October 26 opening reception, the exhibit runs through November 16, at the SCC Art Gallery (located on the east side of the D Building). Exhibit hours are Monday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., or by appointment. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

Featured artists include:

    • Adam Blieden
    • Benzi Thuy Buon
    • Ari Del Villar
    • Ashlyn Lichner
    • Connie Macias
    • Noah Marin
    • Sammy Mayahi
    • Chris Mitchell
    • Allison Peress
    • Cordelia Shipman

“The exhibition showcases artwork from middle school students with a range of abilities, but all of whom are passionate about creating art,” said Emily Miller, exhibit curator. “We are hoping it will be a fun and rewarding experience for the artists, as well an opportunity to promote ability awareness and celebrate each artist's strengths and uniqueness.”

About Santiago Canyon College
Santiago Canyon College (SCC) serves more than 17,000 credit and noncredit students each semester. In 2017, SCC was ranked #13 among the 50 Best Community Colleges in the U.S. by College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources. 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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