Student artwork on display during Winter Showcase Jan. 12-23 at Octane

January 11, 2012

Online Staff Report

Work by Stephanie Whitlow, Rockford Jefferson High School.

Some of the community’s most talented teen-age artists will have their work featured during the Rockford Public Schools Winter Showcase Art Exhibit.

The exhibit, which will run from Jan. 12-23, is designed to celebrate students’ creative achievements and expose the public to their talent.

The community is invited to attend an opening reception for the exhibit from 5 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 12, at Octane, 124 N. Main St.

Jan. 13-23, the public can view the pieces during the restaurant’s regular hours, which are 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday-Sunday; 5-10:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday; and 5-11 p.m., Friday-Saturday.

The exhibit features two- and three-dimensional work, including acrylic, oil, pastel, watercolor, charcoal, graphite, clay, paper relief, digital and found objects. Many of the pieces in the All-Star exhibit are also being entered in regional and state student art competitions.


Work by Audrey Gilfillan, Rockford Guilford High School.

Work by Gardenia Pancheco of Rockford East High School.

Work by Michael Jarog, Rockford Wilson ASPIRE.

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