Art Exhibit, Other Events Planned at College of Lake County

The college will open its "Recent Works" exhibit Sept. 28.

Here's a look at events coming up at the College of Lake County:

'Recent Works' Exhibit Opens Sept. 28

The public is invited to attend an opening reception from 7-9 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 28 for the 32nd Annual Recent Works Juried Exhibit at the Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art at the College of Lake County. The Recent Works exhibit will be on view in the gallery from Sept. 28 through Nov. 4.

An awards presentation begins at 8:15 p.m., when a total of $2,150 in cash prizes and purchase awards will be announced. The reception includes music by Jazz Beaucoup and refreshments.

Selected from 227 entries, the artwork in the exhibit includes 58 pieces in various media, created by artists who live or work in Lake County. The exhibit’s jurors were Diane Levesque, director, H.F. Johnson Gallery of Art at Carthage College, and Peter Olson, assistant director, Northern Illinois University Art Museum. The winners’ names will be made public after Sept. 28. Many of the artworks are for sale.

The Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art on the Grayslake Campus is a project of the College of Lake County Foundation and is located at 19351 W. Washington St. Established by the College of Lake County Foundation in 1981, the gallery is committed to displaying the works of Illinois artists and increasing the visibility of nationally known artists in Lake County. The gallery promotes tours and educational programs in conjunction with its exhibitions. For further information, contact curator Steve Jones at (847) 543-2240 or at sjones@clcillinois.edu. Or visit http://gallery.clcillinois.edu . Exhibit hours vary during college breaks, so call or check the website for current hours.


Free Mental Health Screenings Oct. 2 

The College of Lake County Health Center will conduct free, confidential mental health screenings for depression problems as part of National Depression Screening Day on Tuesday, Oct. 2.

Screenings will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. in Room C003 on CLC’s Grayslake campus and are open to students and members of the community. Appointments are not necessary.

The free and confidential screenings consist of a questionnaire and visit with a counselor to determine whether participants may be suffering from depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorder. The screening program is designed to raise awareness about depression and to offer help for those struggling with the problem.

For more information, call the CLC Health Center at (847) 543-2064. The college is located at 19351 W. Washington St., Grayslake.

- The College of Lake County submitted this information.


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