Illinois High School Art Exhibition

Posted: February, 15, 2018 - 7:20am

Illinois High School Art Exhibition

The best 1,000 student artists from approximately 125+ Illinois high schools, including nine from Lakes, will converge to showcase their art and vie for more than $20 million in college scholarships at the fifth annual Illinois High School Art Exhibition (IHSAE).

These students from Lakes have been selected to showcase artwork at the exhibit and qualified to earn one of the available scholarships:

Senior Scholarship Exhibition:
Kenzie Gaede
Sofia Garcia
Yessica Lozada
Noah Meltzer
Alexis Percival

General Exhibition:
Drawing - Hailey Kobeski
Mixed Media - Emily Beall
Painting - Emily Beall
Photography - Ashlyn Bledsoe
Pottery - Zoe Johnson

Read the latest press release here.

The show runs from Monday, February 12 through Friday, March 9 at the Zhou B Art Center and Bridgeport Art Center in Chicago’s Bridgeport neighborhood. A public opening will be hosted on Friday, February 16 as the Zhou B Art Center’s monthly Third Friday special event as well as at the Bridgeport Art Center. The exhibition’s main general exhibition event on Sunday, February 25 will feature ceremonies, early college scholarship announcements, awards presentations, and college recruitments at the Zhou B Art Center and senior scholarship announcements at the Bridgeport Art Center. Read the complete press release.

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