ANNUAL FESTIVAL of ARTS RETURNED TO UW-WC

There was so much more to see on the UW-Washington County campus than students, textbooks and laptops on Saturday, April 8, 2017. The annual Festival of Arts took place from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

The daylong event included a juried student art competition, visual and performing art workshops by Schauer Arts Center and Kohl’s Color Wheels, a farmer’s market and the famous Artists Market Place, where one-of-a-kind original works in a wide variety of media from over 50 Wisconsin artists were available to purchase. As part of the annual Festival of Arts, the second floor hallways were decorated with over 350 pieces of exquisitely crafted artwork from the most promising art students representing 24 middle and high schools from a five county region. Judging for the student art show has been completed with the High School Best of Show award going to Abby Ford, a Junior at Slinger High School whose submission is a drawing. Middle School Best of Show has been awarded to Joscelynn Clark, an 8th grade student at Badger Middle School in West Bend for her 3-D entry.

A complete list of winners follows this release. The high school competition was judged by Graeme Reid, Director of Collections at the Museum of Wisconsin Art and Jessica Lemberg, formerly of the Museum of Wisconsin Art and currently with Kohler Interiors. Middle school judging was done by Lynn Molenda who has over 25 years of experience in middle school art education and UW-WC’s own Josh Lesniak, art professor and head of the art department.

This year’s Festival of Arts is co-sponsored by Commerce State Bank and Zimmerman Architectural Studios, with all proceeds going to support scholarships for UW-WC students. Commerce State Bank offered free tickets at their area branches. Performing and visual art workshops for people of all ages were provided by Schauer Arts Center and Kohl’s Color Wheels. Student and professional musicians entertained throughout the day at different locations on the campus. The workshops and entertainment were included with the admission fee. Parking is also free. The campus cafeteria Bistro on the Hill expanded its menu for the event, with specialty items available only during the event.

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

AWARD WINNERS AND CEREMONY:
12:00 PM: The ceremony will be held in the campus theatre and include a slideshow of the winning entries. Special thanks to all the art educators who have provided instruction and inspiration to all the students who have submitted art this year. This year’s award winners include:

HIGH SCHOOLS

First Last School Grade Media Place
Sophie Kegley Living Word Lutheran High School 12 Photography 1st
Ellie Hollenberger Menomonee Falls High School 12 Photography 2nd
Roisin Doyle Port Washington-Saukville High School 10 Photography 3rd
Olivia Bayer Menomonee Falls High School 11 Photography 4th
Sophie NG Homestead High School 11 Painting 1st
Nicole Platz Homestead High School 12 Painting 2nd
Alexandra Behmke Hartford High School 12 Painting 3rd
Hannah Stevens West Bend High Schools 12 Painting 4th
Hannah Schmitt Hartford High School 11 Painting HM
Abby Ford Slinger High School 11 Drawing 1st
Heather Griesmer Hartford High School 12 Drawing 2nd
Danielle Kilthau Hartford High School 11 Drawing 3rd
Sydney Donath Kewaskum High School 11 Drawing 4th
Mabree Lillestolen Homestead High School 12 Drawing HM
Clara Hunt West Bend High Schools 12 Collage/Prints 1st
Rachel Culli Living Word Lutheran High School 10 Collage/Prints 2nd
Maggie Fox Living Word Lutheran High School 10 Collage/Prints 3rd
Clara Hunt West Bend High Schools 12 Collage/Prints 4th
Hannah Nehmer West Bend High Schools 12 3-D 1st
Serena Vetter Kewaskum High School 12 3-D 2nd
Lillian Higgins Homestead High School 12 3-D 3rd
Brandon Glessing West Bend High Schools 11 3-D 4th
Ellen Hodny Campbellsport High School 12 3-D HM

 

MIDDLE SCHOOLS

First Last School Grade Media Place
Joscelynn Clark Badger Middle School 8 3-D 1st
Mandy Gonzalez Campbellsport Middle 6 3-D 2nd
Morgan Martinex Badger Middle School 7 3-D 3rd
Monique Schnabel St.Frances Cabrini 6 3-D 4th
Abrielle Sherbinow Erin Public School 8 3-D HM
Noah Klenner St.Frances Cabrini 6 3-D HM
Kelly Clark Badger Middle School 8 Collage/Prints 1st
Madison Scheer St. Paul Lutheran School 8 Collage/Prints 2nd
Ava Schuett Badger Middle School 8 Collage/Prints 3rd
Harrison Miller St. Paul Lutheran School 8 Collage/Prints 4th
Nick Steffek Hartford Central 8 Collage/Prints HM
Ashley Tikkuri Hartford Central 8 Collage/Prints HM
Carmen Roemke Silverbrook Intermediate School 6 Collage/Prints HM
Makenna Kappler St.Frances Cabrini 8 Drawing 1st
Samantha Hopkins Slinger Middle School 7 Drawing 2nd
Joda Slagle St.Frances Cabrini 8 Drawing 3rd
Carlos Maeder Hartford Central 8 Drawing 4th
Paige Rummel Badger Middle School 7 Drawing HM
Amber Thompson Campbellsport Middle 8 Drawing HM
Brooke Deppert Holy Angels School 7 Drawing HM
Kate Butschlick Holy Trinity School 6 Drawing HM
Isaac Halsne Mayville Middle 7 Drawing HM
Amber Jacobson Campbellsport Middle 7 Painting 1st
Megan Wiertzema St. Paul Lutheran School 8 Painting 2nd
Sarah Paquette Slinger Middle School 8 Painting 3rd
Jackson Venski Slinger Middle School 8 Painting 4th
Olivia Otto Erin Public School 8 Painting HM
Samantha Ferguson Menomonee Falls North Middle School 8 Photography 1st
Alexis Harrell Menomonee Falls North Middle School 8 Photography 2nd

 

Participating high schools and art teachers include:

Campbellsport High School (Art teacher: L. Boehlke)

Hartford Union High School (Art teachers: D. Romano-Bloomer, Kristen Kiechhaefer)

Homestead High School (Art teachers: J. Hunt, K. Hustedde, K. Nowak)

Horicon High School (Art teacher: R. Shafer)
Kewaskum High School (Art teachers: J. Hesselink, R. Hassler)

Living Word Lutheran High School, Jackson (Art teacher: A. Groth)

Mayville High School (Art teacher: S. Heideman)

Menomonee Falls High School (Art teacher: T. Chmielewski and C. Fredrich)

Port Washington High School (Art teacher: K. Feyereisen, P. Higgins)

Slinger High School (Art teacher: C. Graziano)

West Bend East & West High Schools (Art teachers: D. Prahl, J. Krueger)


Participating middle schools and art teachers include:

Badger Middle, West Bend (Art teachers: J. Bertsch, K. Welton)

Campbellsport Middle (Art teacher: E. Nelson)

Central Middle, Hartford  (Art teacher: P. Brandt)

Erin School, Hartford (Art teacher: L. Schuler)

Holy Angels, West Bend (Art teacher: C. Hofschulte)

Holy Trinity, Kewaskum  (Art teacher: C. Hofschulte)

Mayville Middle (Art teacher: J. Stortz)

North Middle, Menomonee Falls (Art teacher: B. McKendry, C. Gonyer)

St. Frances Cabrini, West Bend (Art teacher: D. Pettit)

St. Paul Lutheran, Grafton (Art teacher: D. Schumann)

Silverbrook Intermediate, West Bend (Art teachers: M. Bartelt, T. Bloedel, S. Parish)

Slinger Middle (Art teacher: G. Hefti)

Artist Market Place and Farmers Market

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Amy Austin Amy Austin Artwork http://amyaustinartwork.com
Lynn Barber Natures Art Studio http://naturesartstudio.weebly.com
Darrel Bowman Darrel Bowman Pottery
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Martha Burch Martha’s Bears http://marthasbears.com
Frank Capana The Nutman Co. USA, Inc. http://nutman.com
Yesica Coria Coria Graphic Arts LLC coriagraphicarts@instagram
Ross Dahlke Harmony Specialty
Mary Lou Desrosier West Bend Lioness Club
Sally Durkee Gifts of Love Pottery http://golpottery.com
Mary English-French Mary English-French
Janet Erickson JLE Designs
Allison Estry Aecrylic Paintings http://facebook.com/aecrylicpaintings/
Drake Fleege Powder Hill Photography http://powderhillphotography.com
Kathryn Frank Bag It with KF Creations http://etsy.com/shop/bagitwithkfcreations
Victoria Gierach Soulful Visions Art by Vicki http://soulfulvisionsartist.com
Sharon Gilpin Sharon’s Cloth Necklaces http://creativecreationsbydebbie.com
Heather Goldapske Inspirations by Design
Jo Gross Table Jewelry
Angela Gruenke Contents Jewelry http://contentsjewelry.etsy.com
Lynn Hartlaub Splynndid
John & Trudie Hechel Round Barn Woodcrafts http://roundbarnwoodcrafts.com
Kay Herbst Just by . . . K
Jeannie Hilbelink Vintage Fabric & Button Creations
Jim Hunnicutt & Kevin Ylvisaker Plank Road Arts Plank Road Arts (on facebook)
Marlene Ilecki M 1 Designs http://mkt.com/m-i-designs
John & Joeleen Jeske Gourds . . . Etc.
Laura Johnson Iam Jewelry Studios http://iamjewlerystudios.com
Rebecca Klahn-Schwartz Simple Valley Creations LLC http://simplevalleycreations.com
Jenny Korbar Create It Create It Gifts on facebook
Gary Kranz Gary’s Market
Ken Krause Ken Krause Pottery
Bill Lang Bill Lang Photography http://billlangphotography.com
Rachel Lang Paper Touch Studio http://papertouchstudio.com
Terri Lockwood Terri Lockwood Art http://terrilockwood.com
Paul Lodl Birdhouse by Design
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Sue Perse Sue Perse Photography http://suepersephotography.wordpress.com
Mary Kay Petit Bags by MK
Brenda Peterson
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Paul  Pollard Splintered Finger http://spinteredfinger.com
Susanne & Chuck Reimund  Stoned Birdhouse http://stonedbirdhouse.com
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Denise Ryczek The Soap Garden www.etsy/shop/SoapGarden
Jason Safcik The Decal & Décor Stone
Penny Schiller & William Simpson Canyonwren Crafts http://canyonwren.wordpress.com
Robyn Schoenung Cream City Rocks http://creamcityrocks.etsy.com
Andy Schumann Schumann Sculpture www.schumannsculpture.com
Katie Stark KAS Artistry www.behance.net/kasartistry
Donald Thill Thill’s Honey Gardens
Lorie Utech L’Munique Creations
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Susan Waala Relative Art relativeart.com and etsy
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Cindy Weber JackAngeline www.popuprockshop.com
Jo Yanish Flattery Works http://flatteryworks.com
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