THE ART CENTER- HIGHLAND PARK ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF
‘IN-VIEW’ AND ‘ART IS ALIVE IN HIGHLAND PARK’ EXHIBITIONS
AT OPENING NIGHT CEREMONY FRIDAY JANUARY 8th
Exhibitions Open to the Public until January 28, 2016
HIGHLAND PARK, IL (JANUARY 2016) – The Art Center – Highland Park (TAC) is proud to have announced the winners of its annual ‘In-View’ Member and Faculty Exhibition and ‘Art is Alive in Highland Park’ Exhibition at their opening night awards and recognition ceremony on Friday, January 8th.
Gabrielle Rousso, Executive Director of TAC, was joined by Highland Park Mayor Nancy Rotering to present the In-View recognitions, with “Best of Show” awarded to Jenifer Cronin of Chicago. Her piece, entitled “What was Once a Home (South Throop Street)”, is a carbon pencil on paper drawing, priced at $2,800.
Mayor Rotering also announced the awards for ‘Art is Alive in Highland Park’, recognizing the outstanding talents of 20 local artists from elementary school through adult from over 90 artist submissions. The First Place winners by age group include: Elementary School – Celeste Courtland; Middle School – (tie) Rodrigo Soto and Kyle Connors; High School – Katherine Grinnell; Adult – (tie) Laurence Segil and Beth Boyd.
“A wide range of artistic experience and mediums, have created an exciting opportunity for TAC to showcase the phenomenal and unique talents of TAC’s members and faculty artists here on the North Shore, as well as from Chicago and 20 participating Chicagoland suburbs,” says Rousso.
The exhibit features approximately 100 original works created by TAC students, members, faculty and emerging professional artists.
‘In-View’ and ‘Art is Alive in Highland Park’ will be on view through January 28.
A full list of winners and finalists can be found at www.TheArtCenterHP.org.
ABOUT THE ART CENTER – HIGHLAND PARK
The Art Center Highland Park is a non-for-profit community art center committed to quality art education and enrichment for people of all ages. With more than 400 classes and workshops, 70 faculty members, 24 exhibits each year, and the annual Festival of Fine Arts attended by 25,000 people, TAC brings the benefit of visual arts to citizens of all ages throughout the community and North Shore. For more information visit http://TheArtCenterHP.org.