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Business Expo Art Show Draws Record Entries

Apr 23, 2014 11:16AM ● By Steven Jack

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On April 12 Fox River Academy of Music & Art held its annual art show at the Oswego Consumer Business Expo at Oswego High School. We had a record-breaking number of entries this year with over 350 artists!

The following schools entered work into the show: Boulder Hill, East View Kindergarten Center, Lakewood Creek, Old Post, Southbury Elementary, Thompson Jr. High, Oswego High School, & Oswego East High School. Other surrounding school districts also participated: Centennial Elementary in Plano, Hope Wall School in Aurora, Newark High School, Plainfield East High School, Yorkville Middle School, Yorkville High School, and Fox River Academy of Music & Art. Adult Amateur Artists also participated.

This was a juried show with two professional artist judges.  Award winners listed below:

Kindergarten-2nd Grade

1st  Derek Zahorak, East View Kindergarten Center

2nd  Jordan Trader, Old Post Elementary

3rd Alexa Johnson, Old Post Elementary

3rd-5th Grade

1st  Mathew Von Vooren, Boulder Hill Elementary

2nd  Aiden Peterson, Centennial Elementary

3rd Grace Tartol, Old Post Elementary

6th -8th Grade

1st  Rhiannon Speckman, Yorkville Middle School

2nd  Kylie Buchmeier, Thompson Jr. High

3rd Nick Brody, Yorkville Middle School

9th-12th Grade

1st  Jessica Holt, Oswego High School

2nd  Hannah Loeffelholz, Oswego High School

3rd Dylan Zimmerman, Old Oswego High School

Adult Amateur

1st  Ronda Bennett, Oswego

2nd  Marjorie Colley, Montgomery

3rd Walter Lesus, Sandwich

Provided by Fox River Academy of Music & Art