District 181 Student Art Exhibit

 

The District 181 Foundation and The Community House’s Ly Hotchkin Arts Program are partnering together to jointly host an exhibit of artwork created by students in kindergarten through eighth grade from Community Consolidated School District 181. More than 100 pieces will be on display at The Community House beginning Monday, May 1 at 12:00 p.m. and daily from 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. through Friday, May 5 when it closes at 12:00 p.m. The exhibit will include two-dimensional pieces, three-dimensional sculptures, and computer animation displays.

Meg Cooper, Executive Director of the D181 Foundation notes, ” The District 181 Foundation is proud to be involved in organizing the District 181 Student Art Exhibit and to host the reception honoring the student artists. The talent, thoughtfulness, and creativity we see in the art being displayed is truly impressive. It convinces us of the importance of the arts in the school curriculum, and we are pleased to do our small part in encouraging students to continue to express themselves through the visual arts.”

New to the event this year is a special recognition during the program reception for students selected for the Illinois Art Education Association traveling art show and introduction of the “Rising Artist Award” that will be given to one student exhibitor each from Clarendon Hills Middle School and Hinsdale Middle School. “Winners will be selected by Hinsdale Central High School art teacher Laura Milas and her high school students,” Cooper explains.

To view photos from last year’s event and artwork exhibited at the event, please visit our facebook page.