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KC Gallery hosts ‘A Mighty Bunch of Characters’

Published: Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT
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The Kishwaukee College Art Gallery is hosting an exhibition of 30 area artists titled, "A Mighty Bunch of Characters." The exhibition is curated by Dorothea Bilder and will be open through Nov. 14. Pictured is one of the works in the show by artist Richard Beard.

The Kishwaukee College Art Gallery is hosting a group exhibition titled “A Mighty Bunch of Characters” through Nov. 14.  

The exhibition is curated by Dorothea Bilder and includes the works of 30 local artists, including Northern Illinois University Art faculty, some of whom are retired and some still teaching. The artworks in the show include drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture and photography.

Artists included in the exhibit are: Renie Adams, Carmen Armstrong, Walter Ball, Michael Barnes, Richard Beard, Jay Paul Bell, Dorothea Bilder, Robert Bornmuetter, David Driesbach, Yale Factor, Larry Gregory, Dan Grych, Bill Haendel, Julie Kiefer-Bell, Frank Kulesa, Ron Mazanowski, Jack McCarthy, Louis Mustari, Ashley Nason, Dale Osterle, Charlotte Rollman, Ulli Rooney, John Rooney, Tamara Shriver, Lee Sido, Ed Syrek, Frank Trankina, Bruce White and Joseph Wood.

A closing reception will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 29. The Kishwaukee College Art Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Friday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. The Art Gallery has relocated to new space on campus and is located off the Main Atrium at the college. Visitors should enter through Doors 12 or 58. The gallery is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Steven Hoover, Kishwaukee College Art Gallery director, at 815-825-2086, ext. 5610, or at

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