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Les Allen Visiting Artist

Sauk Valley Community College Hosts Visiting Artist, Les Allen, January 30-February 28

The SVCC Art Gallery is hosting Objet de Curiosite: Works by visiting artist, Les Allen
January 30 – February 28.

A special reception with the artist is Tuesday, February 7, 4-6 p.m. with refreshments provided.

The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.

Les Allen was educated at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where he studied painting and drawing, filmmaking, and photography.

A teacher in the Chicago area for 35 years, Allen taught at The Young Artists' Studios at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, at several community colleges in the region, and the Governor's State University.

Now retired, Les spends his time teaching art classes for the Viva Arts program at The Next Picture Show gallery in Dixon, Illinois and is pursuing his life-long passion of fine art, and black and white analog (film based) photography.

The Sauk Art Gallery is located on the 2nd floor of the east end of Sauk’s campus, 173 IL RT 2, Dixon.

For information, please contact Glenn Bodish,, 815-835-6250.