The Geneva Lake Arts Foundation
proudly announces the annual
2015 Student Art Competition and Exhibit
with awards totaling more than $4000.00!
Opening Gala Ceremony
Friday, May 1, 2015
6:00pm - 8:00pm
The Geneva Lake Arts Foundation Gallery
Open to the Public - Free of Charge - Free Parking behind the Gallery
The Geneva Lake Arts Foundation, Inc. announces the opening of its annual Student Art Exhibition Friday,
May 1, 2015 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm at the GLAF Gallery located in the North Shore Pavilion at 647 Main Street in downtown Lake Geneva. The awards presentation will take place at 7:00pm. Artwork by students from Badger, Big Foot, and Williams Bay High Schools, and GLAF Art School students will be displayed through the month of May. Refreshments will be served and the public is invited to attend.
This year, in addition to the annual gift of $500.00 from the Louis Mergener family and three awards of $750.00, $250.00 and $250.00 from the Neal Heffernan Foundation, presented by the Lake Geneva Rotary, there will be a special award of $500.00 from the Geneva Lake Arts Foundation in memory of Martin Smith, husband of Carol Smith, past president of the Geneva Lake Art Association. The Lake Geneva Arts Foundation also presents an Outstanding Work award for $500.00 and five recognition awards of $100.00 each. The Walworth County Arts Council (WCAC) will also give a scholarship of $1,000.00. (Please note that WCAC gives a scholarship and all others are awards).
Judge for this year’s event will be Lucy Tonyan, artist and proprietor of The Studio in McHenry, IL.
Lucy is co-author of the “Art Works” curriculum and CEO of Creative Curricula, INC. Holding a Bachelor
of Fine Arts degree from Saint Mary’s, Notre Dame, she taught elementary art for 18 years at Montini
Catholic School in McHenry. Past work includes freelance graphic art and murals for both commercial
and residential spaces.
The exhibit is open to the public during open gallery hours. We encourage area residents to come, see, appreciate, and support the artwork done by these talented students, who hope to pursue their dreams through higher education. We are always looking for donors to contribute awards, on an ongoing basis. If you, or your organization is interest in supporting these young artists in the future, please contact us at 262-249-7988. Leave a message and someone will return your call.
The Geneva Lake Arts Foundation Gallery is located at 647 W. Main Street in the North Shore Pavilion. Gallery hours are Saturdays from 10:00am – 4:00pm and Sundays 1:00pm – 4:00pm. Summer hours (June 1 - August 30) include Fridays from 1:00pm - 4:00pm. The Geneva Lake Arts Foundation is a 501c3 charitable organization and subscribes to EOE standards.