WCC News: Fine Arts

Layers of Identity

'Our Layers of Identity' reception officially unveils community art project

Rich Rezler - May 08, 2021

The WCC Fine Arts Department teamed with First Fridays Ypsilanti on a reception for the Our Layers of Identity community art project in downtown Ypsilanti.

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tags: Fine Arts, community involvement, ousearch_News_2021

My Favorite Pants

WCC 2021 Student Art Show winners announced

Rich Rezler - March 30, 2021

Alexandrea Capatina is the first-place winner for her film photograph, but she prefers her art a little larger — like performing custom fabrication on an automobile.

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tags: Digital Media Arts, ousearch_News_2021, Student Art Show, Awards, Fine Arts, On The Record, April 2021

Forgotten Women Composers

Women's History Month: WCC art student creates her own recognition of women composers

Rich Rezler - March 22, 2021

It wasn’t her intention at the time, but when recent WCC graduate Alexis Benson walked into a local thrift store looking for inspiration for an art class assignment, she was embarking on an adventure that’s perfect for sharing during Women’s History Month.

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tags: Fine Arts, ousearch_News_2021, Student Success, Women's History Month

Jarjoura with flag

WCC student's art flies outside famed Rockefeller Center

Rich Rezler - August 26, 2020

Artwork by Washtenaw Community College student and Ann Arbor-based artist Therese Basha Jarjoura was part of a public art installation displayed outside The Rockefeller Center.

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tags: Student Success, ousearch_News_2020, Fine Arts

Therese Jarjoura won second place honors at the 2019 WCC Student Art Show for her sculpture

Award winners announced at WCC Student Art Show

Richard Rezler - March 07, 2019

Versatility was on full display at the opening reception of the 2019 Student Art Show on Thursday at Washtenaw Community College. The evening event featured an awards ceremony, with the show’s top two honors going to student artists who excelled while experimenting with mediums outside their primary focus.

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tags: ousearch_News_2019, Fine Arts, Associate of Art, WCC Student Art Show

Therese Basha Jarjoura with her WCC Student Art Show entries, including Best of Show winner

WCC student's painting sells for $11,500 at charity auction

Richard Rezler - June 12, 2018

When Therese Basha Jarjoura won first place at the Washtenaw Community College Student Art Show in March, she received inquiries from people interested in purchasing her prize abstract painting, titled “Bridging.”

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tags: ousearch_News_2018, Fine Arts, Therese Basha Jarjoura, 2018