Photos: Mental Health Workshop Dec. 2

Photos: Mental Health Workshop Dec. 2

December 3, 2021 at 10:42 am 0 comments

The Honors 200 seminar class organized a mental health workshop Thursday evening at the Building 5 student center on the Ankeny campus. Photos by Elijah Hernandez

Airbrush instructor Shawn Palek poses in Building 10 with some of his artwork.

DMACC airbrush instructor paints a portrait of his career

October 16, 2019 at 1:19 pm 0 comments

Shawn Palek is a local airbrush artist of 33 years who has taught at DMACC for over two decades.  He has completed around 42,000 paintings since the beginning of his career, including everything from public murals and vehicles to portraits and specialized series. “I’ve done almost 170 murals. I haveRead More

Photography instructor finds beauty in “Fatal” flowers

Photography instructor finds beauty in “Fatal” flowers

October 16, 2019 at 1:11 pm 0 comments

Molly Wood, 54, works for the Meredith Corporation where she manages photo shoots; she also teaches History of Photography at DMACC, and has held numerous solo exhibitions, but her path was anything but ordinary. Molly’s grandmother passed when her mother was very young. Her grandfather didn’t have many photos ofRead More

Halloween contest photos

Halloween contest photos

November 3, 2017 at 11:23 am 0 comments

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DMACC 2016 Fashion Show  “Unlocked”

DMACC 2016 Fashion Show “Unlocked”

April 27, 2016 at 11:35 am 0 comments

By Mia Wang, Staff Writer On Friday April 15, 2016, DMACC hosted it’s 2016 Fashion Show “Unlocked” at West End Architectural Salvage in Des Moines.” The fashion show featured avant garde style fashions without traditional textiles. The fashion show provided an opportunity for students in the fashion program at DMACC toRead More

Discover DMACC: The Photography Program

Discover DMACC: The Photography Program

December 2, 2015 at 11:56 am 0 comments

The photography program is a certificate and 43-credit diploma now, but starting fall 2016 DMACC plans to offer an AAS degree in photography.    They have added 4 new classes this year, which would bring the total credits to 55 if a student does all the photography classes. The requirementsRead More


October 26, 2015 at 11:54 am 0 comments
Ben Carson meeting the crowd at DMACC on October 2nd, 2015

Photo Gallery: Ben Carson at DMACC

October 24, 2015 at 12:05 pm 0 comments