JJC Hosts High School Art Exhibition Through Dec. 12

Paintings, sculptures, photography, and other works of art created by local high school students will be on display from Nov. 10-26 and Dec. 1-12 at the Laura A. Sprague Gallery on Joliet Junior College’s Main Campus, located at 1215 Houbolt Road in Joliet.

"Bathtime" by Jamie Sherer of Yorkville High School

The High School Art Exhibition will be open for public viewing during regular gallery hours, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. High school instructors from the 21 participating schools selected the 103 works of art currently on display (See below for a list of participating schools and students).

View a photo gallery of the High School Art Exhibition

All participants will be recognized at an awards ceremony open to the public in the Fine Arts Theatre on the Main Campus on Thursday, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. Several students will receive Awards of Excellence for their work.

After the ceremony, the Fine Arts Department will host an open house where students and others can view JJC’s art studios and speak with professors.

JJC’s Area High School Exhibition is an annual show put on each year to encourage and positively impact young artists to continue developing their talents.

For more information about the Laura A. Sprague Gallery or the JJC Fine Arts Department, visit www.jjc.edu/info/fine-arts.

High school participants in this year’s show include:

Coal City High School
Becky Bajt; Carli McGinn; Katie McGinn; Melissa Moore; Tyler Rodgers

Dwight Township High School
Tara Ceylor; Jessica Doody; Drew Jensen; Ceci Soto; Kurdt Waldron

Joliet Catholic Academy
Jacob Elliott; Marguerite Ernst; Alison Kinsella

Joliet Central High School
Cennedy Bruton; Maggie Carey; Stephanie Franco; Annalise Malin; Anne Schultz; Ava Wendel

Lincoln-Way Central High School
Megan DePaula; Danielle Knowlton; Bella Vickers; Rhealin Wlosb; Stephanie Zimba

Lincoln-Way East High School
Christine Boenzi; Emma Eaton; Sarah Graf; Amy Lenkiewicz; Kristen Styka

Lincoln-Way North High School
Justine Daugherty; Rebecca Lam; Emily Panico; Jessica Witherspoon; Paige Wolford

Lincoln-Way West High School
Kailey Kahl; Jessica Karlic; Savanna Miska; Annaliese Mrazek; Audrey Pearson

Lockport Township High School
Tate Farej; Miranda Gort; Veronica Jaskowski; Julisa Scotland; Jessica Zduniewicz

Manteno High School
Briana Barth; Stephanie Childers; Tori Mongillo; Harley Rudish

Minooka Community High School
Ruth Hillesund; Jackie Krohn; Kaitlin Schutzius; Nora Russell; Valeria Yanez

Morris Community High School
Alexis Halcomb; Bulmaro Ochoa; Karys Olsen; Kristina Passow; Tyler Pletsch

Oswego High School
Andrea Allen; Charlotte Benstine; Alexis Buechele; Hannah Loeffelholz; Allyson Manzella

Oswego East High School
Peter DeGuzman; Kaitlin Mikrut; Jennifer Moss; Abigail Renee Payne; Olivia Sanchez

Plainfield Central High School
Grace Bedore; Karli Brown; Katie Brown; Alana Harmon; Anita Paz

Plainfield East High School
Bryanna Gonzalez; JoAnne Hatley; Mercedes Nasuta; Mikaela Saul; Jenny Trevino

Plainfield North High School
Maggie Bergmann; Bayli Goble; Iris Golden; Karina Ruiz; Alexis Sandoval

Plainfield South High School
Priscilla Kulawiak; Rachel Macciaro; Madeleine Monnot; Logan Sellers; Felicia Soto

Providence Catholic High School
Katherine Deters; Beth Kavanaugh; Livi McGill; Nicholas Pillish; Shannon Washburn

Reed-Custer High School
Arianna Garcia; Kristina Kancler; Nicole Mazon; Benjamin Osick; Tristan Windsor

Yorkville High School
Natalie Adamczyk; Brian Hart; Molly Haupt; Stacey Packer; Jamie Sherer

For more information about JJC’s Fine Arts Department, visit www.jjc.edu/info/fine-arts.

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