John Wood Faculty and Staff Art Show Begins September 3rd

Mappings III by Robert MejerJohn Wood Community College’s Heath Center Art Gallery will feature the artwork of faculty and staff September 3 through 27.  The gallery is located in the lower level of the Paul Heath Fine Arts and Community Education Center on the Quincy campus at 48th and Harrison.

The display will include paintings, photography, prints and other mixed media by local artists, including work from Peggy Burchard Ballard, John Gebhardt, Robert Mejer, Larry Siwek, Sam Tedrow, Jenna Seaborn and Steven Soebbing.

Other upcoming art shows scheduled for the Heath Center Art Gallery include the works of Gary Butler in Retrospective from October 8 to November 1. The art gallery will be participating in the Art Crawl, a community-wide event on Friday, October 25, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Refreshments and an artist talk will take place, and this event is open to the public.

The public is invited to view artwork during regular college hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Some pieces are for sale. For more information about the Heath Center Art Gallery contact Jenna Seaborn at


John Wood Community College is the educational link between business and community. JWCC collaboratively creates innovative and relevant academic and training programs with business leaders to educate young people and the workforce for today’s needs and tomorrow’s opportunities. JWCC has centers in Quincy, Pittsfield, Baylis and Mt. Sterling, Illinois. Programs include a comprehensive baccalaureate transfer curriculum, customized business training, career/technical degrees and certificates and personal enrichment courses.

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