Art Shows

  • Enjoy the arts at SC4's Fine Arts Galleries and
    Spiral Gallery at Studio 1219.


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    • Gallery shows

    • SC4's Fine Arts Galleries host free exhibits.

      Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, unless otherwise noted.

      Through Sept.  19
      Reflective Projections: Port Huron by Tommy Wilson

      Don't miss this introspective look at Port Huron through the eyes of oil painter Tommy Wilson.

      Sept. 19
        Lecture by artist Tommy Wilson
        2:30 p.m. in the SC4 Fine Arts Theatre

      Tommy Wilson will explain his oil painting process from concept through completion.

      Sept. 23 to Nov. 7
      Collectively Independent IV by SC4 Arts Faculty

      This showcase will feature a wide variety of mediums and subject matter. Each piece is an original work of art from the highly accomplished and capable arts faculty at SC4.

      Nov. 11 to Jan. 20
      SC4 Deck Art Exhibit
      Galleries closed Nov. 23 to 25, Dec. 23 to Jan. 2

      Skateboard decks designed by students and community members will be displayed.

      Dec. 1
      Skateboard Reception and Awards
      5 to 6:30 p.m.

      Skateboard decks designed by students and community members will be displayed and awards given.

      Jan. 27 to Feb. 17
      49th annual Beatrice Thornton Student Art 
      Exhibition - Elementary school students

      Reception: 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2

      Feb. 27 to March 17
      49th annual Beatrice Thornton Student Art 
      Exhibition - Middle school and high school students
      4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 2 

      March 25 to April 30
      Patterns Art Work and Sophomore Portfolio Exhibit 

      Check out the finest works of our SC4 students.

      April 27
      Patterns Award Ceremony and Reception

      7 to 9 p.m.
      Fine Arts Theatre and Galleries

      This event is the culmination of a year's work as the 59th annual Patterns magazine is released with the winning art and writing entries of SC4 students. Published students will be honored and the artwork will be displayed in the SC4 Fine Arts Galleries. Click here to view the 58th edition of Patterns.

      May 8 to Sept. 18
      Sketches to Sculptures, Rendered Reality: Sixty Years with Marshall M. Fredericks

      This exhibition spans the more than 60-year career of sculptor Marshall M. Fredericks. See 30 bronze sculptures, two bronze reliefs, an anodized aluminum relief, and reproductions of 35 drawings and sketches.


    • Spiral Gallery at Studio 1219
    • SC4's Spiral Gallery is located inside Studio 1219 at 1219 Military St., in downtown Port Huron. Each month, the work of a student, instructor or alumni artist is featured.

      Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday

      Aug. 5 to 30

      Transitions, Marilyn Biernot

      Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12

      Sept. 3 to 30

      Rock, Roll and Iron by Fred Ward

      Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9

      Ward will present his works of carved stone, photography and welded sculptures.

      Oct. 4 to 29

      Ray Pirouz presents PlastiCard Art: Technicolor Shards of Consumer Culture

       Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14

      Ray, who teaches art and business at SC4, has been producing PlastiCard Art, a technicolor celebration of consumer culture, since 2002.

      Nov. 11 to Dec. 31

      Spiral Gallery in Review

      Artists who have shown their work throughout 2016 will present a grand finale perfect for holiday shopping.

      Jan. 20 to Feb. 24

      Three views on Pottery with Ronni Mainguy, Dave Messina and Carolyn Szymanski

      Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20

      Three professional potters will offer their functional, sculptural and whimsical pottery for your pleasure.

      March 3 to 31

      Carly Neves presents Post Aestheticism

      Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 10

      April 5 to 29

      Tommy Wilson presents Thoughts Captured: Secrets Rendered

      Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 14

      Wilson uses his painting skills in this personal display of original fine art books and pamphlets.

      May 2 to 28

      Carolyn Catlos presents Hidden Structures

      Reception: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 12

      Enjoy Catlos' research-based sculptures that investigate social, cellular and manufactured structures.