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Waubonsee Student Artwork Selected for Skyway Juried Art Exhibition

Waubonsee student Esther Espino, of Oak Park, won an Excellence Award for her archival inkjet print “Confined,” pictured to Espino’s right, second framed image from top, during the recent Skyway Juried Art Exhibition at Morton College in Cicero.
Waubonsee student Ruby Garza, of Aurora, won a Merit Award for her charcoal work, “Skull,” during the recent Skyway Juried Art Exhibition at Morton College in Cicero.

The artwork of 11 Waubonsee Community College students has been selected for inclusion in the 2015 Skyway Juried Art Exhibition.

The selected works include:

•“Crayons,” an ink, graphite and charcoal work by Ashley Blocker, of Oswego;

•“Confined” and “Pinks,” archival inkjet prints by Esther Espino, of Oak Park;

•“Taurus,” an acrylic by Taylor Fatland, of Sandwich;

•“Skull,” a charcoal by Ruby Garza, of Aurora;

•“Ghost,” an archival inkjet print by Kelsy Goodwin, of Sugar Grove;

•“Cloths,” a charcoal by Ye Bin Lee, of North Aurora;

•“Paper Chase,” a newspaper work by Anna Lopatin, of Sugar Grove;

•Three works by Casey Rose, of Maple Park, including acrylic “10 to 5 in the Autumn,” mixed media work “Circuitree,” and charcoal on paper, “Stationary;”

•“Almost Home,” an archival inkjet print by Michelle Conklin, of Maple Park;

•“Rawr,” woodfired stoneware by Caitlin Geiger, of Aurora; and

•“Dried Sunflower,” an ink by Katelyn Phillips, of Oswego.

Espino also received an Excellence Award for “Confined,” while Garza collected a Merit Award for “Skull.” The honors were awarded during a reception at the exhibition and competition site at Morton College in Cicero on March 6.

The artwork will be on display at Morton College until April 2.

The exhibition and competition includes work produced by students attending two-year colleges within the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference, which includes Waubonsee, McHenry, Elgin Community College, College of Lake County and others in Chicago’s suburbs.

The works by these students, as well as those of 14 others, will be on display as part of Waubonsee’s Spring 2015 Skyway Selections Exhibition in the Arrowhead Room, located in Dickson Center on Waubonsee’s Sugar Grove Campus, Route 47 at Waubonsee Drive.