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ArtWorks Fine Art Festival
Friday, March 1, 2019

Students from 32 area schools, including all three Lincoln-Way high schools, will exhibit their musical and visual art talents at ArtWorks 2019, a fine arts festival sponsored by Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210 on Saturday, March 16 from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. at Lincoln-Way East High School.

Visitors to ArtWorks 2019 will have an opportunity to enjoy musical performances by school choirs, youth strings and jazz combos; attend a variety of art demonstrations and hands-on workshops for all ages; and view an art exhibit of more than 900 art pieces by students ranging from Kindergarten to High School. Participating school districts are Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210, New Lenox School District 122, Frankfort School District 157-C, Summit Hill School District 161, Mokena School District 159 and Manhattan School District 114, as well as Providence High School and St. Mary’s School.

Professional artists from the community John Tylk and Ted Fuka will be on hand to answer questions and demonstrate various art techniques.

The ArtWorks Festival is being held in conjunction with Frankfort’s Community Showcase, which will be located in the Lincoln-Way East Field House, and offer families opportunities to interact with local businesses and vendors.

Admission to ArtWorks is free and open to the public, with plenty of activities, performances, and art for all ages to enjoy. Contact Phil Labriola with any questions at (815) 717-3561 or at plabriola@lw210.org .


Scheduled activities include:

Art Hands-On Workshops (art classrooms)
10:00 – Oil Pastel Graffiti Art
10:30 – Pinch Pots in clay
11:00 – Create Paper Kites
11:00 – Cosmic Sun Catchers
11:30 – String Art Painting
12:30 – Tissue Paper Flowers
1:00 – Origami Activity
1:30 – Relief Printing
1:30 – Jewelry Copper Enameling

Performances
11:00 – Lincoln-Way Youth Strings Orchestra (auditorium)
12:00 – Lincoln-Way Youth Strings Chamber Ensemble (cafeteria)
1:00 – Lincoln-Way East Jazz Combo (cafeteria)

Professional Artists (all in Cafeteria from 11:00 – 2:30)
John Tylk, Oil Painting Demonstration
Ted Fuka, Pastel Demonstration

Student Art Exhibit K-12– Cafeteria - 10:00 – 3:00

Face Painting – Art Hallway - 11:00 – 2:30

Concessions – Cafeteria - 10:30 – 2:30