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Collection adds new focus to collect best regional art work

TCC President Deborah DiCroce unveils a plaque dedicating the college's permanent art collection to Anne Iott, left.


SOUTH HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – (Sept.18, 2006) – Tidewater Community College has announced dedication of the Anne S. Iott Permanent Art Collection of Tidewater Community College.

TCC President Deborah DiCroce made the announcement during a Sept. 16 reception for the artist, educator and founding director of TCC’s Visual Arts Center in Olde Towne Portsmouth.

The event celebrated Iott’s retrospective of 255 pieces presenting the prolific and diverse excellence of her work over 50 years, with 34 of those years at TCC. The exhibition in the VAC Gallery runs daily through Nov. 2.

Also announced at the event, TCC’s permanent art collection, with more than 200 items, will add a new focus beginning this year - to systematically collect the best regional art work.


Laurie White
Media Relations

Tidewater Community College is the second largest of the 23 community colleges in the Commonwealth of Virginia, enrolling more than 37,000 students annually. The 37th largest in the nation’s 1,600 community-college network, TCC ranks among the 50 fastest-growing large community colleges. Founded in 1968 as a part of the Virginia Community College System, the college serves the South Hampton Roads region with campuses in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach as well as the TCC Jeanne and George Roper Performing Arts Center in the theater district in downtown Norfolk, the Visual Arts Center in Olde Towne Portsmouth and a regional Advanced Technology Center in Virginia Beach. Forty-four percent of the region’s residents attending a college or university in Virginia last fall were enrolled at TCC. For more information, visit