Fox Valley Area High School Glass Exhibition Winners Announced
The Fox Valley Area High School Glass Exhibition at Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass opened to showcase talented young area artists and celebrate national Youth Art Month. The exhibits is on view through this month.
The museum offered schools an opportunity to bring students to the museum to work in The Glass Studio with artists, Sara Rezin, Beth Wenger Johnstone, and Taylor Moeller-Roy. Over the past several weeks 65 students from 12 area schools created work for the exhibition including: Valley New School, Menasha, Valders, New London, St. Mary Catholic, Freedom, New London, Kimberly, Berlin, Algoma, and Xavier.
Throughout the months of January and February, students worked in the glass studio creating objects using flame working techniques to make beads. Students experimented with a variety of fused glass methods. The majority of the works exhibited were created during these workshops. Additional artwork created at the schools will also be on display.
The following students received awards of recognition for their outstanding work:
Elizabeth Siebers, Kimberly High School, Richeson School of Art & Gallery - Jack Richeson & Co., Inc. Award
Cecelia Baiel, Valders High School, Richeson School of Art & Gallery - Jack Richeson & Co., Inc. Award
Lindsey Standerfer, New London High School, Richeson School of Art & Gallery - Jack Richeson & Co., Inc. Award
Gabriel Meulemans, Freedom High School - Oshkosh Fine Arts Association Award
Katie Pitzrick, Berlin High School, Oshkosh Fine Arts Association Award
Madison Moore, Kimberly High School, Art Star Creative Glass Studio Class Certificates on behalf of Northstar Asset Management for Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass
Luz Teniente, Valders High School, Art Star Creative Glass Studio Class Certificates on behalf of Northstar Asset Management for Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass
The museum would like to thank the following exhibition sponsors: North Star Asset Management, The John E. Julien Fund of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, Jack Richeson and Company, Oshkosh Fine Arts Association, season sponsors, Community First Credit Union and Boldt , and the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the state of Wisconsin and The National Endowment for the Arts.
About Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass
Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass is a regional art museum with a permanent glass collection that includes the world's largest collection of antique and contemporary glass paperweights, a collection of Germanic drinking vessels dating from 1573, Victorian decorative glass and an ever-growing collection of contemporary glass. The museum also offers a schedule of temporary glass exhibits, as well as studio classes in glass for youth and adults.
The museum operates as a private, not for profit, 501(c)(3) organization, independent of the city of Neenah and other organizations similarly named. Since it opened in 1959, museum general admission has been free for everyone, always; it relies on private and corporate donations to continue to do so. Hours: Tuesday—
Telephone: 920.751.4658, Website http://www.bmmglass.com
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