Area residents had an opportunity to see some of the multi media and mixed media pieces students have been working on this year at and high schools.
Both schools hosted a Spring Art Show this week that culminated with an Artists’ Reception and Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, May 2 at Lincoln-Way North and Thursday, May 3 at Lincoln-Way East.
“The annual Spring Art Shows are a great time for everyone to enjoy the artwork of many of our students,” said Phil Labriola, the art department chair at Lincoln-Way East and Lincoln-Way North high schools.
Each school transformed their media centers into art galleries for a week, showcasing some of the pieces students have been working on throughout the school year.
Visitors were able to view everything from jewelry and ceramics to photography and acrylic painting.
“The shows included artwork created in art classes during the school year and chosen by the art teachers,” said Labriola. “This year’s shows were a great showing of the hard work and talent of our students.”
Awards of Excellence were presented to the following Lincoln-Way East students: Gabriela Valencia, Carly Collins, Kylie Muselman, Reed Clayton, Haley Rymut, Kristina Witczak, Joe Piscia, Jeremy Bieser, Michala Cox, Jessica Gerig, Victoria Harting, Taylor Jankowski, Erin Acklin, Sonnet Corkery, Chris Fisher, Jeremy Bieser, Breanna Magnuson, Kelsey Radomski, Tim Smith, Mike Crowley, Dayna Grybas, Samantha Pointon, Rachel Pavlik, Tracy Danet, Jackie Kraut, Ashley Miyagawa and Andrew Hoyle.
Awards of Excellence were presented to the following Lincoln-Way North students: Amy Harjung, Shoshana McClarence, Mary Claire Vuckovich, Aubrey Grabenhofer, Lewis Cafaro, Kayla Connolly, Kristie Benedetto, Jessica Campione, Tyler Kluck, Eric Knaperek, Maeryl Timola, Danielle Hill, Nileema Patel, Briana Richard, Kaitlyn Bicknell, Alyssa Sparacino, Briana Ost, Angela Dizon and Remi Gregory.
Best of Show awards were presented to Abbey Maloney from Lincoln-Way East and Marina Barajas from Lincoln-Way North.
Purchase Awards were presented to Abbey Maloney from Lincoln-Way East and Nileema Patel from Lincoln-Way North. Their artwork will be framed and placed on permanent display at their respective schools.