May 23, 2018

MCCC Gallery Hosts “Mercer County Artists 2018”

“LADY WITH BLUE BIRD”: This mixed media collage by Susan Winter of Hightstown is featured in “Mercer County Artists 2018,” at the MCCC Gallery through July 9.  The show includes 28 pieces by 21 county artists. An awards reception takes place Wednesday, May 23 from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

The talents of 21 Mercer County artists are on display at the Gallery at Mercer County Community College (MCCC) in “Mercer County Artists 2018,” which runs through July 9. The Gallery at Mercer is located on the second floor of the Communications Building on Mercer’s West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road.

The community is invited to an opening reception and awards ceremony on Wednesday, May 23 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The ceremony will begin at approximately 5:45 p.m., with representatives from the college and the Mercer County Cultural and Heritage Commission on hand to present awards. 

The show features 28 works in a variety of media including oil, acrylic, graphite, mixed media, ceramic, wood and more. Eighty-eight artists submitted work for the jurying process.

“The Mercer County Artists Exhibition is always a great opportunity to see how invaluable the arts are to our community,” said Lucas Kelly, director of the MCCC Gallery and a professor of Fine Arts at the college. 

Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with Wednesday hours extended until 7 p.m. For more information, visit