Updated COVID Protocols

Effective January 1, 2022, proof of vaccination is required for all faculty, staff and students taking on-campus classes or accessing on-campus services. More information, including specifics for prospective students and visitors, is available at dccc.edu/vaccine-info. Face masks are required in all indoor facilities.

Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Art Gallery

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The Gallery at Delaware County Community College hosts up to five visual art exhibitions each year, showcasing the work of students as well as professional artists of national and international reputation. In addition to exhibitions, artists are periodically invited to hold lectures, collaborative projects, and workshops for the College community and the public. Unless otherwise stated, all Visual Arts events are free and open to the public! Join our Mailing List to stay up to date on all of the latest Arts events throughout the season.

Room 2305 | Academic Building | Marple Campus
Open Monday – Friday | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
FREE Admission

UPDATED COVID-19 PROTOCOLS: Face masks are required in all indoor facilities regardless of vaccination status. Effective January 1, 2022, proof of vaccination will be required for students, employees and visitors. Visit dccc.edu/vaccine-info for additional information.

Current & Upcoming Exhibitions


On View January 18–February 18, 2022

2022 Regional High School Art Exhibition

On View January 18–February 18, 2022

The long-awaited sixth annual Regional High School Art Exhibition features artwork created in a wide variety of media by art students from 14 high schools in Delaware and Chester Counties. 2022 featured high schools include: Avon Grove, Chichester, Garnet Valley, Haverford, Interboro, Marple Newtown, Penn Wood, Penncrest, Radnor, Ridley, Shipley, Springfield, Strath Haven, and Sun Valley. 

On View January 18–February 18, 2022
Hours Monday–Friday | 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Location Art Gallery | Room 2305 | Marple Campus

Due to COVID safety protocols, at this time, there are no receptions scheduled for our on-campus exhibitions.

This exhibition is sponsored by the Communication, Arts & Humanities Division.


On View March 7–April 15, 2022


Paolo Morales, Pool Party, 2020, archival inkjet print, 22 x17 inches. Courtesy the artist.

Paolo Morales
On View March 7–April 15, 2022

ARTIST TALK Thursday, March 24 | 4:30–5:30 p.m. 
FREE Admission | Open to the Public | Registration Required
Large Auditorium | Academic Building
Offered in-person and through Zoom

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Philadelphia-based photographer Paolo Morales’s sensitive portraits of his family and friends invite viewers to contemplate the importance of human connection against the backdrop of the major sociological shifts of the last decade. Across three series of photographs that incorporate both documentary and vernacular aesthetics, Morales examines the conditions of the pandemic, gentrification, the challenges of elder care, and the ongoing legacy of racial inequity in the United States. The exhibition contributes to programming surrounding Delaware County Community College’s 2021-2022 College-wide Reading selection, Jacqueline Woodson’s Brown Girl Dreaming (Puffin Books 2014), a poetic memoir of Woodson’s childhood. Similar to Woodson’s use of autobiography to consider the legacy of the Civil Rights milestones of the 1960s and 1970s, Morales’s photographs build empathy between viewers and his subjects as a means to interrogate the most pressing concerns of the early twenty-first century. 

On View March 7–April 15, 2022
Hours Monday–Friday | 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Location Art Gallery | Room 2305 | Marple Campus

Due to COVID safety protocols, at this time, there are no receptions scheduled for our on-campus exhibitions.

This exhibition is sponsored by the Communication, Arts & Humanities Division.


Winter 2022 A.F.A. Foundations Exhibition (Virtual)

On View Soon!

The Art Gallery at Delaware County Community College presents the annual A.F.A. Foundations Exhibition, featuring 171 pieces created over the 2020-2021 academic year by students registered for foundation art courses offered remotely by Delaware County Community College. This exhibition is usually held on campus during the fall semester, but due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s exhibition is presented entirely in an online format. Learn More about the A.F.A. Degree in Visual Art » 

This exhibition is sponsored by the Delaware County Community College Educational Foundation, Campus Life, and Communication, Arts & Humanities Division.


2021 A.F.A. Graduation Exhibition (Virtual)

On View Now!

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The Art Gallery at Delaware County Community College presents the 2021 A.F.A. Graduation Exhibition! This exhibition features the work of 22 graduating students in the Graphic Design, Photography and Studio Art Associate in Fine Arts (A.F.A.) degree programs. This exhibition is usually held on campus during the spring semester, but due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, this year’s exhibition is presented entirely in an online format. Learn More about the A.F.A. Degree in Visual Art » 

This exhibition is sponsored by the Delaware County Community College Educational Foundation, Campus Life, and Communication, Arts & Humanities Division.


A.F.A. Foundations Exhibition (Virtual)

A.F.A. Foundations Exhibition

On View Now!

VIEW THE EXHIBITION »

The Art Gallery at Delaware County Community College presents the annual A.F.A. Foundations Exhibition, featuring nearly 200 pieces created over the 2019-2020 academic year by students registered for foundation art courses at the College. This exhibition is usually held on campus during the fall semester, but due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s exhibition is presented entirely in an online format. Learn More about the A.F.A. Degree in Visual Art » 

This exhibition is sponsored by the Delaware County Community College Educational Foundation, Campus Life, and Communication, Arts & Humanities Division.


A.F.A. Graduation Exhibition (Virtual)

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The Art Gallery at Delaware County Community College presents the annual A.F.A. Graduation Exhibition, featuring the work of 39 graduating students in the Graphic Design, Photography and Studio Art Associate in Fine Arts (A.F.A.) degree programs. Due to the cancellation of all on-campus activities until further notice, the exhibition is presented this year entirely online. Learn More about the A.F.A. Degree in Visual Art » 

Purchase Award Recipients

  • Samantha Burns, Graphic Design
    Tuesday Poster, Digital
     
  • Christina Fackenthall, Studio Art
    Masks, Acrylic on canvas
     
  • Viet Le, Photography
    Biker, Digital photograph
     
  • Emily Masuda, Photography
    See You Soon?, Polaroid on bristol board
     
  • Rainie May, Graphic Design
    Altered Shadows Suite (Guide & Brand Identity), Digital
     
  • Inez Oliveras, Graphic Design
    To Audra (Submissions 15, 16, 17), Digital
     
  • Danielle Paoletti, Graphic Design
    Hydravolt Marketing Suite (Product Design & Advertisement), Digital
     
  • Martina Pettiford, Graphic Design
    Freedom Fest Poster Suite (Posters 2, 3, 4, 5), Digital
     
  • Zifeng Zang, Studio Art
    Smoking Man, Acrylic on canvas

Jurors' Award Recipients

Honorable Mention Award Recipients

  • Emma Brown, Photography
    Salt Print #5, Alternative process photograph
     
  • Alexa Collins, Photography
    Abstract Body 1, Digital photograph
     
  • Andrea Cooper, Graphic Design
    Cawa Poster, Digital
     
  • Daiki Ito, Studio Art
    Saturday, Acrylic on canvas
     
  • Kristyn McMichael, Graphic Design
    Killer Cards, Digital
     
  • Tyler Reavey, Graphic Design
    COVID-19 Intro, Animated video

This exhibition is sponsored by the Delaware County Community College Educational Foundation, Campus Life, and Communication, Arts & Humanities Division.


Past Exhibitions

April 21 - May 19, 2016: A.F.A. Graduation Exhibition
Artwork from graduating A.F.A. students in the Graphic Design, Photography, and Studio Arts concentrations

March 2 - April 8, 2016: Linear/Nonlinear
The work of artists Mia Rosenthal, Greg Giegucz, Kelly Brown and Jenny Cox | curated by Jay McClellan

January 20 - February 19, 2016: Regional High School Art Exhibition
Artwork from students in AP and advanced art classes in high schools across Delaware and Chester counties

October 22 - November 20, 2015: Foundations Student Exhibition
Artwork from students enrolled in the foundation courses of the A.F.A. degree program

September 9 - October 9, 2015: Face to Face: The Craniofacial Program Portrait Project
Presented by CHOP and Incamminati Studio, Philadelphia, PA

July 15 - August 8, 2015: Senior Community Services Annual Art Exhibition
Artwork from members enrolled in art classes at the SCS centers of Delaware and Chester counties

May 7 - 28, 2015: A.F.A. Graduation Exhibition
Artwork from graduating A.F.A. students in the Graphic Design, Photography, and Studio Arts concentrations

March 25 - April 24, 2015: Articulture Biennial Arts Festival presents "CHANNELS: Media, Culture, and Representation"
Contemporary work focusing on global cultures | curated by Allison Young

February 11 - March 13, 2015: Beyond Origin - New Work by Heather Ramsdale
Solo exhibition of sculptures by artist Heather Ramsdale

November 19 - December 19, 2014: 215|610 Juried Photography Exhibition of Regional Emerging Artists
Open juried exhibition featuring all photography | juried by Luis Gispert

October 16 - November 7, 2014: Foundations Student Exhibition
Artwork from students enrolled in the foundation courses of the A.F.A. degree program

September 10 - October 16, 2014: Art Encounters: A Local Art Centers Exhibition
Artwork from member artists of area community art centers

May 8 - 22, 2014: A.F.A. Graduation Exhibition
Artwork from graduating A.F.A. students

April 3 - 25, 2014: Fragmented Realities
Contemporary art | curated by Randy Gilmore

February 20 - March 21, 2014: Spinning Yarns: Photographic Storytellers
Traveling photography exhibition | curated by Libby Rowe & Anne Leighton Massoni

January 16 - 31, 2014: Student Photography Exhibition
Artwork from students enrolled in the photography courses at the College

November 13 - December 13, 2013: Faculty Art Exhibition
Work from current art faculty at the College

October 17 - November 1, 2013: Foundations Student Exhibition
Artwork from students enrolled in the foundation courses of the A.F.A. degree program

September 12 - October 4, 2013: 215|610 Juried Painting Exhibition of Regional Emerging Artists
Open juried exhibition featuring all paintings | juried by Dr. Donald Kuspit

July 9 - 25, 2013: ART100 Student Exhibition
Artwork from students enrolled in the Art and Childhood Development (ART100) course at the College

June 5 - 27, 2013: Senior Community Services Annual Art Exhibition
Artwork from members enrolled in art classes at the SCS centers

May 2 - 17, 2013: A.F.A. Graduation Exhibition
Artwork from graduating A.F.A. students

March 21 - April 19, 2013: Articulture Biennial Arts Festival presents "Blasphemy & Devotion"
Contemporary art focusing on spirituality | curated by Jeanne Brody & Emily Hage

February 7 - March 8, 2013: The Landscape from Three Perspectives
Work from photographers Ron Tarver, Jon Newell, and Laura Ducceschi | curated by Richard Johnson

December 11 - January 4, 2013: Student Photography Exhibition
Artwork from students enrolled in the photography courses at the College

November 15 - 30, 2012: Foundations Student Exhibition
Artwork from students enrolled in the foundation courses of the A.F.A. degree program

October 4 - November 2, 2012: THINGS: The Still Life in Contemporary Art
Work in this exhibition focused on the still life in various media | curated by Bertha Gutman

August 30 - September 21, 2012: 215|610 Juried Sculpture Exhibition of Regional Emerging Artists
Open juried exhibition featuring all sculpture | juried by Sid Sachs