The students and the categories in which their entries were selected are:
- Avery Ali (12th) | Digital
- Amelia Ennis (12th) | Ceramics
- Kaylene Gohmann (11th) | Painting
- Victoriya Osobska (12th) | Senior Scholarship
- Allison Scheidt (12th) | Photography
- Michelle Soto (12th) | Drawing
All of the EPHS students except Victoriya are competing in the IHSAE's Northern Illinois Regional Exhibition, for which a single work by each student was selected.
Victoriya is competing in the Senior Scholarship Exhibition, for which an entire portfolio of her work was chosen.
The IHSAE brings together the work of the best student artists from 100 Illinois suburban, public and private high schools to celebrate the power of art in their lives.
The students and their work were selected across eight different categories or from submitted
The in-person exhibition will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 13, at the Bridgeport Art Center, 1200 W. 35th St., Chicago. Virtual exhibitions are already available at the following links:
Awards will be given during an in-person ceremony beginning at 3:30 p.m. The awards will include Best in Show, Gold, Silver, Bronze and Honorable Mention.
Congratulations to our EPHS representatives and their art teachers: Ms. Angela Hawkins, Ms. Rosemary Palczynski and Ms. Kaylee Baumbach.
Scroll down for photos of the artists and to see the works selected for the exhibition. Please note that Victoriya's work is a sample from her larger portfolio.
All District 401 photos are by Dave Porreca (click images for larger view).
Avery Ali | Digital
ABOVE: Avery Ali at work. BELOW: Avery's IHSAE entry.
Amelia Ennis | Ceramics
ABOVE: Amelia Ennis at work. BELOW: Amelia's IHSAE entry.
Kaylene Gohmann | Painting
ABOVE: Kaylene Gohmann at work. BELOW: Kaylene displays her IHSAE entry.
Victoriya Osobska | Senior Scholarship
ABOVE: Victoriya Osobska at work. BELOW: A sample from Victoriya's IHSAE portfolio.
Allison Scheidt | Photography
ABOVE: Allison Scheidt reviews some of her photos. BELOW: Allison's IHSAE entry.
Michelle Soto | Drawing
ABOVE: Michelle Soto ready to get back to work. BELOW: Michelle's IHSAE entry.