(Orange, CA) - In advance of the gift-giving season, the Santiago Canyon College (SCC) Art Department is holding its fifth Annual Art Sale to help support its students and the department. The sale will be held on two days, Wednesday, November 16 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Thursday, November 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The proceeds from the event are divided between the student-artists and the department, and the sale helps support SCC’s gallery and studio art classes.
The sale includes works across artistic disciplines such as drawing, painting, photography, digital prints, ceramics, jewelry, and small sculptures. Between 50 and 100 pieces are expected to be on display and for sale. A special feature of this year’s event is that it will take place in the SCC Art Department’s new gallery space, which was just completed last summer.
Robbie Miller, chair of the SCC Art Department describes the event as, “a great opportunity for people to collect art created by our talented students and faculty. Students gain a real sense of pride when the artwork they create is admired so much that it is purchased. Since a percentage of the sale goes to the art department, future students benefit as well."
The SCC Art Department offers classes in art history, painting, drawing/life drawing, 2D and 3D design, digital photography, graphic design, web design and mobile app design. Miller says that faculty in the department takes pride in teaching traditional aesthetics with a contemporary approach. Students learn a range of techniques from rendering, line work, and oil painting to digital photography and design. The art department also emphasizes conceptual analysis as a way for students to find their own artistic voice.
The Art Sale is not the only opportunity to enjoy student art at SCC as it is also showcased in the annual “Student Art Show” in the spring, and throughout campus.
Interested members of the public are invited to browse the art and purchase it. Cash and checks will be accepted.
For more information about the event, contact Robbie Miller at (714) 628-4834 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Santiago Canyon College
Art Gallery Room (D-125-E)
8045 E Chapman Ave, Orange, CA
Wednesday, November 16, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday, November 17, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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 http://www.sccollege.edu to learn more.
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