Beth K. Stocker Art Gallery


Art Gallery Image 6.2016The 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. The gallery has again been chosen as the 2018 Best Gallery in Lorain County by the readers of Pulse Magazine.

All Exhibitions and Receptions are free and open to the public.

The Beth K. Stocker Art Gallery is open during exhibitions Mondays through Fridays from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and by appointment. Call (440) 366-4140. The gallery is also open for many evening and weekend events.


Gallery Exhibition Schedule 


2019 Lorain County Region Scholastic Art Exhibit presented by Nordson Corporation

Nordson Corporation Logo

Monday, January 14 to Friday, February 22, 2019 
Artists’ Reception: Sunday, January 13 from 1-3pm
Gold Key and Awards Ceremony: Sunday, February 10 from 1-3pm

In its 51st year, Stocker Arts Center is thrilled to bring you the Lorain County Region Scholastic Art Exhibit Presented by Nordson Corporation! This exhibit draws from public, parochial, and private middle and high schools from Lorain, Erie, and Huron Counties. Each year, over 1,400 original works of art from the regions’ students are entered by their art teachers. Professional judges choose up to 800 pieces of art that are hung salon-style in the Beth K. Stocker Art Gallery at Lorain County Community College.

The categories of art include architecture, ceramics, glass, comic art, design, digital, drawing, illustration, editorial cartoon, fashion design, jewelry, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, video game design, and Senior portfolio. This exhibit is our most popular of the year, amazing visitors with the diversity and talent of student artists in our region.

Due to the overwhelming popularity of this exhibit, the Beth K. Stocker Art Gallery has extended hours . The gallery is open:

Mondays through Fridays, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays the gallery is also open from 4 to 6:30 p.m.
Sundays the gallery is open from 1 to 3 p.m.

The exhibit may also be seen by appointment by calling (440) 366-4140.

Many thanks to Nordson Corporation for their continuing support and sponsorship of this exceptional program and exhibit.


Two students looking at artwork displayed on a wall

Group of people viewing wall filled with student paintings and drawings


“Teaching the Future in the Past and Present” – Scholastic Art Teachers’ Exhibition

Thursday, February 28 to Friday, April 5, 2019 
Artists’ Reception: Thursday, February 28 from 4-7pm


Child using chopsticks and playfully showing food in her mouth. Photo by Donna Shurr

This exhibition shines a light on the current and retired art teachers in the Lorain County Region whose students have participated in the Lorain County Region Schola stic Art Exhibit sponsored by Nordson Corporation.

An art project made with found objects in the shape of a beautiful blue butterfly

There will be art work from these art teachers in all mediums; coming in from seventeen schools. Participating artists include: Sean Crum, Ann Bort, Christen Schneid, Chad DiFranco, Mel Rainey, Laura Tawil, Cheryl Wadden Mravec, Dana Freig, Betsey Karban, Josh Houser, Carolyn Ballou, Rachel Miller, Melissa Hudak-Hilliard, Donna Hensley, Mike Brand, Mike Beauglass, Val Grossman, Cindy Neprestek, Maria McCafferty-Petrulis, Jason Labovitz, Ryan Meikle, David Wolff, Rick Brown, Jacob Ward, Christian Frederikson, Mary Huck, and Justin Ramsey. Join us and see the work of the teachers who are champions of the students they teach.


2019 LCCC Student Art Exhibit

Thursday, April 11 to Friday, April 26, 2019 
Opening Reception: Thursday, April 11 from 5-7pm

2019 LCCC Student Art Exhibit




2019 LCCC Portfolio Exhibit

Friday, May 3 to Friday, May 17, 2019 
Opening Reception: Friday, May 3 from 5-7pm

Dark Ballet Dancer


The Beth K. Stocker Art Gallery is open during exhibitions on Mondays through Fridays from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and by appointment.  Please call (440) 366-4140 if you would like to make an appointment to visit the gallery. The Beth K. Stocker Art Gallery is also open for many of the Stocker Arts Center evening and weekend events.  Exhibitions and receptions are FREE and open to the public.