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New Holiday Banners Grace First Avenue Bridge

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Holiday artwork from Woodlawn Arts Academy’s summer 2022 “Christmas in July” exhibit is now featured on holiday banners lining the First Avenue Bridge between Sterling and Rock Falls. The featured artwork includes:

• A Christmas Chirp of Love, Hannah Whitman
• Abandoned, Mary Rogers
• Christmas Bear, Manoa (Will) Ramirez
• Christmas Cardinal, Hannah Whitman
• Christmas in July, Ryleigh Shank
• Christmas in Sterling, Linnea Koch
• Christmas Lights in Grand Detour, Beverly Garcia
• Farm in Frost, Karen Tucker
• Frozen Footprints on the Hennepin, Linnea Koch
• Glow on the Greens, Jan Harvey
• Holiday Time, Beverly Garcia
• Iridescent Boughs, Mari Jo Schuneman
• Lion of the Library, Linnea Koch
• Mineral Springs I, Nancy Weber
• Moonshine, Mary Rogers
• Morning Frost, Mary Rogers
• Oli, Isabella Shuman
• Poinsettia, Karen Tucker
• Poinsettias, Beverly Garcia
• Royally Iced, Josh Rascoe
• Santa Bob with Teddy, Beverly Garcia
• Santa On Vacation, Abby Wright
• Snow Blizzard, Ellie VonHolten
• Snow Dog, Lillian Brown
• The One Less Traveled By, Linnea Koch
• The Sled, Beverly Garcia
• Toys for Christmas, Beverly Garcia
• Untitled, Caemyn McCoy
• Untitled, Taylan Leal
• Voice Mail Jan. 9, 11:36AM: “There’s Snow on the Bison,” Linnea Koch
• White Barn with Wreath, Karen Tucker
• Winter Moon, Olivia Murillo
• Woven Christmas Memories, Kellen Selmi

The banners are a partnership project between Woodlawn Arts Academy and Sterling Main Street, and will remain up through December.

Woodlawn Arts Academy is an agency of United Way of Whiteside and Lee counties, and financial assistance is available to those who qualify. The Academy’s programs are partially funded by grants from the Illinois Arts Council Agency and The Chicago Community Foundation.

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