Tag Archives: High School

Register Now for our Arts Education Classes!


artseducation_spring2017_slider2Our popular classes return again this spring! Registration is now available for our popular K-12th grade classes. Hurry while there’s still availability!

http://www.swic.edu/theschmidt/education/

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Registration Open for Arts Ed Classes


Registration is now open for our popular fall semester classes. For every grade level, from kindergarten through high school, there’s something for every child and young adult!

For information and to register, visit http://www.swic.edu/sac/education/.Chalk_Slider

2015 High School Student Show & Congressional Competition


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Lauren Simoneaux’s “A Mother’s Love” (detail)

The Schmidt Art Center’s 13th annual High School Student Show and Congressional Competition is now open, March 26 – April 9.

Over 140 works of art are featured by talented area high school students.

Participating High Schools:

Althoff Catholic High School
Belleville Township High School East
Belleville Township High School West
Carbondale Community High School
Carterville High School
Cobden High School
Collinsville High School
Columbia High School
Dongola Unit School
Gibault Catholic High School
Highland High School
Lebanon High School
Marion High School
Marissa High School
Mascoutah High School
O’Fallon Township High School
Steeleville High School
Triad High School
Valmeyer High School

 

 

2013 High School Student Show – Award Winners


Congratulations to all the exhibiting students of the High School Student Show and Congressional Competition. Please see the award winners below.

Annual High School Show 2012


Join us tomorrow evening, Thursday, March 22nd, from 6 – 8 p.m., for the opening reception of our Annual High School Student Show.

Included in the exhibition are entries of Jerry Costello’s Congressional Art Competition.

An award ceremony for the Congressional Competition, and those eligible for SWIC awards, will be held at 7 p.m. the same evening.

Exhibition open through April 5th.

Jack Kinsella's "Hanna"

Shelby Fleming's "Demise of Humanity"

Kayla Sidener's "Recycled"

Sneak Peek: Annual High School Student Show


We’re hard at work installing our annual high school student show artwork. We have nearly 130 2D & 3D pieces this year, and we must say that the work from area high schoolers gets better year after year!

The show opens March 31, with an opening reception that evening, 6-8pm. An award ceremony will be held at 7pm. Here’s a peek at what will be on display:

High schools represented:

Althoff Catholic High School
Belleville Township High School East
Belleville Township High School West
Carbondale Community High School
Collinsville High School
Columbia High School
Dupo High School
East St. Louis High School
Freeburg High School
Gibault Catholic High School
Highland High School
Lebanon High School
Madison Accelerated High School
Marion High School
Marissa High School
O’Fallon Township High School
Triad High School
Valmeyer High School

Show runs March 31 – April 14.

High School Series Spring Semester 2011


Our spring semester of our Student Series kicked off in February. Students have been busy with their ongoing projects, creating an environment in a box based on the themes of death, water, & figure .

We’ve also had our first movie night, featuring Exit Through the Gift Shop, the Banksy documentary. It was quite a hit after students learned about the history of graffiti and street art.

Here are some pictures:

Movie Night - February 24, 2011

Movie Night

Student Nathan having some fun with Karen Bondarchuk's "Autogenesis"

Students interested in graphic design and animation met with graphic designer Marcus Griffen.

Students discussing animation and graphic design.

Student Evan having some fun with spray paint as he works on his semester project.