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D. 202 high school art students earn honors at 3rd annual Lewis University art show

Plainfield North High School senior Stephanie Dudley won Best in Show for her ceramic and acrylic paint piece “Untitled” (man fishing) on January 9, 2020 at the third annual High School Art Invitational at Lewis University in Romeoville.

The show featured 54 pieces of art including 39 from District 202 students, from all four District 202 high schools, Romeville Lockport high schools and Joliet Catholic Academy.

Art teachers submitted up to 10 pieces of student art in several mediums including clay, paint, marker, photography, ink, charcoal and mixed media.

These students won four of eight honorable mentions:

  • Autumn Heipp, junior, Plainfield High School-Central Campus, “The Privilege of Looking Down,” Copic markers.
  • Erin Gleason, sophomore, Plainfield South High School, “Reflection,” charcoal.
  • Valerie Loeblich, junior, Plainfield North High School, “Untitled,” (black and white portrait of Mom), charcoal.
  • Maiya Munroe, senior, Plainfield East High School, “Merging Lights,” photography.

The student artwork was displayed through January 16, 2020 in the Brent and Jean Wadsworth Family Gallery in the Oremus Fine Arts Center, 1 University Parkway, Romeoville.