Dennis Wilkes has been the art instructor, graphic artist and photographer at Orange Grove Center since 1974. The Art Department, known as Design, has many functions. The primary function being art classes which are offered to all children and adults throughout the Center on a rotating basis of 8 to 12 weeks. All mediums are explored with clay being the foundational choice due to its wide range of applications in which our population can engage.
Other responsibilities include photographic documentation of all events, production of visual graphics as needed for display, preparation of photos and graphic images for PowerPoint presentations, the cutting of mattes and frames for display, design and production of screen printed event t-shirts, producing and maintaining center wide visual art motifs, and various needs of teachers and administrators as they relate to art.