KCC Stories: Working mother, art student Coretta Margraves wants to start her own photography business

KCC student Coretta Margraves.

Kellogg Community College student Coretta Margraves is pursuing an Associate in Arts degree at KCC with plans to start her own photography business. “I love to take pictures, I love to draw,” she says. “I’m kind of one of those… Continue Reading

Learn how to take better photos in KCC’s Digital Photography: Level 1 Lifelong Learning course

A view of the reflecting pools area in front of the North Avenue campus on a sunny summer day.

Want to learn how to take better photos with your DSLR camera? Sign up for the Kellogg Community College Lifelong Learning Department’s Digital Photography: Level 1 course and learn from professional photographer John Grap! In this course, students will learn… Continue Reading

KCC partners with Kingman Museum for archival photography exhibit

An archival image of hunters posing for a group photo. Part of the Kingman Museum photo archives on display at KCC through the end of 2016.

A unique photography exhibit highlighting turn of the 20th century images from the Kingman Museum archives will be on display starting next week at Kellogg Community College. The exhibit, titled “Kingman Museum: Photographs from the Archives,” will run from Nov.… Continue Reading

KCC students, instructors collaborate on “Battle Creek” portrait photography exhibit

A portrait of Jan Cramer, photographed for an upcoming photography exhibit by KCC instructor Tom Brayne.

An upcoming photography exhibit at the Art Center of Battle Creek will showcase collaborative portraits taken by Kellogg Community College faculty members and students of more than a dozen local residents who have made a positive impact on their communities.… Continue Reading

KCC’s Mosaic literary journal accepting submissions of student art, writing through Feb. 19

A text graphic promoting the Mosaic literary journal submission deadline, which is Feb. 19, 2016.

Kellogg Community College is accepting submissions for consideration for publication in Mosaic, the college’s student literary journal, through Friday, Feb. 19. Students interested in submitting can submit up to four total works across categories including: Art Photography Poetry Scripts Short… Continue Reading

KCC to present British videographer, photographer Stephen Crompton for lecture on “The American Mall” Nov. 23

A sign reading "American Mall," a promo courtesy of Stephen Crompton for his upcoming "The American Mall" lecture at KCC.

Kellogg Community College will bring British filmmaker and photographer Stephen Crompton (pictured) to campus this month for a presentation on the “American-made landscape.” Crompton will present “The American Mall” as part of KCC’s DeVries Lecture Series from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30… Continue Reading

‘Low Country Revisited’ photo exhibit on display through Dec. 12

A group photo of the five photographers whose work is featured in the "Low Country Revisited" exhibit at KCC.

If you haven’t seen “Low Country Revisited,” the latest art exhibit on display in the Eleanor R. and Robert A. DeVries Gallery in Kellogg Community College’s Davidson Visual and Performing Arts Center, you have until Friday to check it out. The exhibit,… Continue Reading

KCC to host photographer Mary Whalen for public lecture Oct. 1

Three dead birds in a detail shot of a Mary Whalen photograph.

Kellogg Community College will host Kalamazoo photographer Mary Whalen on campus this week as part of the College’s DeVries Visiting Artist Lecture Series. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 1 to 2 p.m.… Continue Reading