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Proviso East and PMSA Students’ Artwork Displayed in Community Art Exhibits

March 10, 2017 04:24 PM
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Proviso East and PMSA artists had their work represented in two community art exhibits this past month. The Triton College Annual High School Show and the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine’s Black History Month exhibition.
 
Triton College, in River Gove, held their reception on February 15th where all artists were honored. Proviso East had 27 participants including:
 
Jala Reid, Cynthia Perra, Amari Johnson, Dominique Wallace, Javonte Dunbar, Kurt Sturgill, Daria Maritnez, Zahory Verdin, Chastity Williams, Jared Charo, Nayelli Mendoza Palomares, Jocelyn Gonzales, Elvin Cortez, Fatima Morales, Brian Barraza, Kevin Stoletto, Jonathan Reyes, Lillian Lopez, Kianna Walker, Gerrund Caffie, Gregorio Velazquez, Andy Miranda, Isabel Saucedo, Keisha Hood, Celeste Loya, Emmy Carpena, and Leila Tellez.
 
PMSA had 10 participants:
 
Elena Buenrostro, Jailene MIreles , Justin Blaylock, Ariadna Perez-Davila, Cynthia Suaste, Nyah Peaches, Lucas Rosa, Melanie Hernandez, Jennifer Orozco and Van Ma.
 
In celebration of Black History Month, the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine hosted an artwork contest with the theme, "Aspire to equality and justice."  The students who participated in the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine Student Art Contest were from Maywood and surrounding areas.  On Thursday, February 16, 2017, a reception honoring the exhibiting artists was held at the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine where their art was displayed. Many students from Proviso East and PMSA submitted their artwork.
 
The following Proviso East High School artists participated in the artwork contest:
 
Kiana Walker, Jay’lan Crout, Gerrund Caffie, Gregorio Velazquez, Malcome Ross, Brian Barraza, LaDashia Fields, Laura Avila, Kennedy Jackson and Nya Mitchell.
 
Ms. Marcia La Porte, Fine Arts and World Languages department chair, stated, "We are all very proud of our students' hard work and dedication to their own creative process. We appreciate these local opportunities to showcase the finished product." Ms. La Porte would also like to thank visual arts instructors at Proviso East High School Ms. Allison Hardiman, Ms. Daphne Hill, and Ms. Felicity Rich.
 
Congratulations to all Proviso East and PMSA Student Artists! We are Proviso Proud!
 
For photos, please click here. 
 
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