Art in April

Posted by: KielC | Posted on: Apr 05 2017

The 2016/2017 IAEA Student Art Show is here! This show travels to the Illinois School Board Association State Conference, schools, libraries, and galleries all throughout the state. Come see this incredible award-winning artwork featured on both second floor Gallery Walls.




Second Floor Gallery Walls

The Illinois Art Education Association (IAEA) 2016/2017 Student Art Show: Redefining Extraordinary exhibits on both our Gallery Walls this month. Forty-five pieces of exceptional, award-winning art, created by students in Grades K-12, all throughout the state, illustrate the broad array of art instruction and creativity of the students. These outstanding two-dimensional pieces were selected from over 790 entries submitted for this annual touring show. These talented, young artists have utilized a wide variety of media, including tempera paint, paper collage, watercolor, colored pencil, oil pastel, crayons, glue, charcoal, ink, photography, graphite pencil, and digital photography.

One student from Palatine has his piece in the show: Gustavo Gonzales. His award-winning Dragon Eye colored pencil drawing is in the show. Thank you to Lee Ann Karsbaek, art teacher at Lincoln School, for bringing this amazing exhibit to the Palatine Library! For more information on the Illinois Art Education Association exhibit:

Second Floor Adult/Teen Collections Case

Cultural artifacts are exhibited by the Organization for the Defense of Four Freedoms of Ukraine, (ODFFU), Palatine branch, in the display case near the top of the stairs. Enjoy the pysanky (Ukrainian egg art) and traditional Easter art, wooden carvings, ceramics and more.

First Floor School Display Case

Plum Grove Jr. High students exhibit their work in the School Display Case. There is much to enjoy including Mexican Folk art, self-portrait, and pieces inspired from tolerance. Various media was used, including paint, ceramics, and photography.

First Floor Children’s Collection Case

Two collectors share their special items with us, in the Children’s Collection Case:

Aubrey shares her colorful collection of shopkins figures.

Collin displays his collection of fast and furious hotwheels cars.

Thank you for sharing your talents and collections.

Interested in a month-long display in 2018? Submit the online Art Wall and Display Case Reservation Form or ask for an application at the Information Desk.