The Beth K. Stocker Art Gallery
The Beth K. Stocker Art Gallery is a major center for visual art in Lorain County, showcasing art exhibitions by local, regional, and national artists. We also host annual LCCC student shows, the Lorain County Regional Scholastic Art Show and community and educational arts exhibitions. Our goal is to present a variety of outstanding art exhibitions and serve our students, the college community, and the greater community as a living, learning classroom. We invite you to enjoy the exhibits and to visit us often! Please check this website often or contact the Stocker Arts Center for any added gallery special events.
All Exhibitions and Receptions are free and open to the public.
The Beth K. Stocker Art Gallery is open during exhibitions Monday through Friday from 10:30am to 2:30pm. The gallery is also open for many Stocker Arts Center evening and weekend events. Arrangements can be made to visit the gallery other hours by calling the Stocker Arts Center's main office at (440) 366-4140.
2014-2015 Beth K. Stocker Art Gallery Exhibitions
Monday, August 25 to Saturday, October 4, 2014
Artists’ Reception: Friday, August 29 - 4:30 to 7:30pm
An invitational exhibition and workshops featuring Ohio artists who recycle books from their original form to alter their appearance and/or meaning, the event kicks off Octavofest, a month-long series of events in October that celebrate the book and paper arts. Curated by Nancy W. Halbrooks and Susan G. Paul, and presented with support from an LCCC Foundation Campus Grant in collaboration with Stocker Arts Center.
Wednesday, October 8 to Friday, November 7, 2014
Celebrate! Images of Self Worth
Artists’ Reception: Friday, October 10 - 4:30 to 7:30pm
A juried exhibition of work by Northeast Ohio artists and Lorain County student artists that examines and celebrates individuality and self-worth. Presented by Margeau’s "Free to Be" Project in collaboration with Stocker Arts Center.
Wednesday, November 12 to Friday, December 12, 2014
ECO ART: Recycle!
Artists’ Reception: Friday, November 14 - 4:30 to 7:30pm
Featuring art made with recycled materials by regional artists, the exhibit includes ECO ART: Water, a public art installation created by Jim Gundlach and Ann Bort with community members across Lorain County. The exhibit celebrates America Recycles Day (November 15). Presented by Stocker Arts Center in collaboration with Follow the Fish Art and Adventure Trail. ECO ART: Water is funded by the Nord Family Foundation. This show will also be open during selected events through December.
Tuesday, January 20 to Sunday, February 22, 2015
Lorain County Regional Scholastic Art Exhibit
Student Artists’ Reception: Sunday, January 25 - 1 to 3pm
Award Ceremony/Closing Reception: Sunday, February 22 - 1 to 3 pm
The Scholastic Art Exhibition encourages and celebrates the creativity of our county’s teenagers by recognizing excellence in the visual arts. Presented by the Regional Scholastic Advisory Committee and Stocker Arts Center, with support from the Nordson Corporation Foundation.
Friday, February 27 to Friday, March 27, 2015
Artists’ Reception: Friday, February 27 - 4:30 to 7:30pm
The LCCC college community, art students, students, faculty and staff present altered book art created from recycled books in response to Bookends I. Curated by Nancy W. Halbrooks and Susan G. Paul, and presented with support from an LCCC Foundation Campus Grant in
collaboration with Stocker Arts Center.
Monday, April 6 to Friday, April 17, 2015
2015 LCCC Student Art Exhibit
Artists’ Reception: Friday, April 10 - 4:30 to 7:30pm
A juried exhibition showcasing fine art and craft by LCCC art students. Presented by LCCC Arts and Humanities Division/Stocker Arts Center.
Friday, April 24 to Friday, May 8, 2015
2015 LCCC Portfolio Exhibit
Artists’ Reception: Friday, April 24 - 4:30 to 7:30pm
An exhibition of the art of LCCC Portfolio class students, who execute all aspects of the exhibits, including planning, designing and installing the exhibition. Presented by LCCC Arts and Humanities Division/Stocker Arts Center
- Open during exhibitions Monday-Friday, 10:30 am-2:30 pm, and for many of the Stocker Arts Center evening and weekend events.
- Exhibitions and receptions are FREE and open to the public.
- Arrangements can be made to visit the gallery other hours by calling the Stocker Administrative office at (440) 366-4140.