The annual Muskegon Community College Student Art and Design Exhibition will be on display in Overbrook Art Gallery from May 21 through Sept. 6. Summer hours are 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Monday-Thursday and 9 a.m.-noon on Friday.
Free and open to the public, the exhibit highlights outstanding artwork by MCC’s art and design students over the past academic year. Art and design faculty selected the featured artwork from among several thousand pieces produced by more than 500 students.
The show features a range of cash awards, including $400 First Place, $300 Second Place, $200 Third Place, and $100 Honorable Mention prizes. In addition, the President’s Purchase Awards for the MCC Art Collection will be announced. The Place Awards are selected by an independent juror who is a practicing art professional. This year’s awards juror is Grand Valley State University Professor of Art Timothy Fisher.
A free public reception and awards ceremony takes place on Wednesday, May 30, from 5-6:30 p.m. in the Overbrook Lobby and Gallery. Light refreshments will be served. Awards will be announced at 5:30 p.m. in the adjacent Overbrook Theater. Call the MCC Arts and Humanities Office at (231) 777-0324 for more information.