Fine Arts @ DGN Mission

North High School endeavors to provide an enriching, vibrant, multidisciplinary environment for the study, creation, and presentation of the Fine Arts.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Vocal Festival

Over 65 North High singers participated in our annual Vocal Festival today. Many thanks to our three clinicians, Mr. Lee Kesselman, Ms. Janet Reynolds and Ms. Michelle Wrighte, for providing our students with many amazing learning moments. It was a tremendous day of music sharing and growth.

Monday, February 27, 2017

DGN Artists Honored at Illinois High School Art Exhibition!

Congratulations to the DGN Fine Arts students who exhibited at the Illinois High School Art Exhibition’s annual General Exhibition:
  • Patrick Adelman, Sculpture category
  • Marcus Bacerra, Painting category
  • Evie Brindl, Photography category
  • Mantas Motekaitis, Time Arts category
  • Lucy Quinn, Mixed Media category
  • Makenna Tallon, Ceramics category

Marcus Bacerra and Lucy Quinn were awarded summer scholarships to the American Academy of Art.
Marcus received an award for his painting, “Crowded Subway”.
Lucy received an award for her mixed media piece, “Air Head”.

At the accompanying Illinois High School Art Exhibition’s annual Senior Scholarship Competition, nine DGN Fine Arts students displayed work: 

  • Abigail Blanchard
  • Zoe Covey
  • Eliza Graham
  • Delaney Henrickson
  • Amanda Micus
  • Mantas Motekaitis
  • Aiden Perez
  • Laura Stallter
  • Audrey Staron

Abigail Blanchard, Amanda Micus, Mantas Motekaitis, Aiden Perez and Audrey Staron were recognized with scholarship awards from various colleges.

Audrey Staron’s mixed media collage, “Lost Her Head” was awarded the Best in Show prize, selected from over 300 works on display.

"Lost Her Head" - Audrey Staron