15th Annual Juried Art Exhibit Opens


Cash prizes will be given to the winners of Woodlawn Arts Academy’s annual Juried Art Exhibit. The exhibit features fine art and photography from adult exhibitors, and artwork of all types from students in grades kindergarten through 12th. The art exhibit is co-presented by Sauk Valley Community College.

The public is invited to attend the opening reception for the exhibit from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, August 25th. Many of the artists will be present, and artwork will be on display in the halls and lounge at the Academy, 3807 Woodlawn Road, Sterling, and refreshments will be available. Awards, including the juror’s picks and People’s Choice for Best of Show, voted on by the public during the beginning of the reception, will be announced and prizes awarded at 6 p.m.

Artwork will remain on display through November 17th, and the exhibit is free and open to the public during regular business hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays.

Woodlawn Arts Academy is a partner agency of United Way of Whiteside and Lee counties, and financial assistance is available to those who qualify. Programs are partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

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