Thursday, April 26, 2012
About 1,000 pieces were submitted to the show, which requires students to conform to the dimensions of four inches by five inches.
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Editor's note: The following is a press release from Community High School District 99. Thirteen visual art students from North High and South High Schools in Downers Grove were recently recognized with awards at the William Fremd High School 4×5 ArtShow. “The show at Fremd is a unique opportunity for our students,” said North High Fine Arts Chairperson Brayer Teague. “Every piece of art submitted for juried exhibition must conform to the exact dimensions of four inches by five inches. In some ways it constrains the artist, yet it also forces students to think very imaginatively about how they can best utilize the space available.” South High Fine Arts Chairperson Glenn Williams reflected on the recent successes of District 99 visual art …
Friday, April 6, 2012
Check out the students' artwork at the Woodridge Public Library until April 23.
Seventeen Community High School District 99 were chosen the best in their art mediums at the District 99 art show at the Woodridge Public Library. More than 100 students are highlighted in the show, which is available for public viewing until April 21. The library art show began in 2008 after a committe of schools, park district, and government agencies officials met. "The visual art teams at DGS and DGN believe that finding a public venue to showcase student work is an essential element of a strong visual art program," said DGS Fine Arts Department Chair Glenn Williams. "The collaboration between South, North and the Village of Woodridge is producing fabulous benefits for students, and, for the community at large." Both Downers Grove …
Monday, October 10, 2011
You can check out 85 pieces of art from Woodirdge artists at the Woodridge Public Library this month.
Want to experience artwork from talented local artists? Easy. Just visit the Woodridge Public Library. Every month, an artist is featured in the library's lobby. For the eleventh year, artwork from local Woodridge residents are featured this month. "There are so many local people of many levels of talent that would not otherwise have a chance at exposure to the public," said Joe and Judy Falout, two such Woodridge artists. "This is a great venue to experience that exposure and enjoy it displayed." Between them, the Falouts have more than 50 years of photography experience. The lobby art exhibits began when former Library Administrator Mary Sue Brown and local Artist-Turned-Board-Member Patrick McDonnell saw great potential in the library'…
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Peter Bosy's photography will be displayed at the Woodridge Public Library throughout March.
Artist Peter Bosy's work will be on display at the Woodridge Public Library throughout February. I asked him 10 questions about his experience in photography and his collection. What is the most meaningful photo you've ever taken? I took a black and white portrait in the studio of my daughter when she was 10 months old and captured a magical moment that's hard to explain. What drove you to pursue photography? As an undergraduate at UIC, my interest was in photorealism, or drawing objects to look like a photo. In taking photos to develop the drawing, I realized that I enjoyed the discipline of photography itself and moved from drawing and painting to photography. Who is your favorite photographer? Irving Penn is my favorite because of his …
Friday, March 18, 2011
The Hinsdale Center is accepting pieces for its 24th annual art exhibit.
The Hinsdale Center for the Arts will hold its 24th annual high school art exhibition, beginning Saturday, April 9. Teachers from DuPage and western Cook County schools submit student artwork in all artistic media to the exhibition. All submitted work is exhibited, and the work is evaluated by art professionals who present up to 12 awards of excellence. On April 16, a special program by Chicago's School of the Art Institute will be presented at 4 p.m., followed by a reception for students, teachers, parents and guests. During the special program, students will be able to view the portfolios of students from all over the country who are currently enrolled as freshmen at SAIC. The program will showcase student work that has won scholarships…