2012 Arts Week Poster Contest Winning Poster - Reese Dannenfeldt2012 Illinois Arts Education Week Poster Contest


“Be Art Smart!”


Award Ceremony

The third week of March is traditionally designated Illinois Arts Education Week by Governor Pat Quinn. It is also sponsored in cooperation with the Illinois Alliance for Arts Education (IAAE) and the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE). This poster contest reinforces the importance of the arts in the growth and development of all students.  Each year an Illinois student’s artwork is featured on the poster which is sent to all public and private schools in Illinois.  The next Illinois Arts Education Week will be March 11-17, 2013. The 2013 contest will limit entries to high school students, grades 9-12 only.

The 2012 Annual IAAE Awards Ceremony was held on March 15th at the Executive Mansion in Springfield.  The IAAE recognizes individuals and organizations who have contributed outstanding service to the field of arts education during the past year.  This year’s poster contest winner and others received recognition at this ceremony:

First Place: Reese Dannenfeldt Copeland Manor School, SD 70, Libertyville Art Instructor, Ms. Cindi Sartain
 

Second Place: Madison Meyer, Washington Elementary, CUSD 5, Sterling
Third Place: Daniel Diaz, Westfield Middle School, Bloomingdale SD 13, Bloomingdale

The Honorable Mention winners are: Alanna Buttitta, SD 13, Bloomingdale;  EllenJiang, SD 60, Willowbrook; Eli McEwan, SD 70, Libertyville; and Giovanny Rodriguez, SD 92–1/2, Westchester.

Congratulations to all of this years winners!


Proclamation

March 15, 2012 -- Students honored during the 30th annual Illinois Arts Education Week

Poster contest winners recognized at Governor’s Mansion in Springfield
The Illinois State Board of Education honored student winners of the statewide arts education poster contest today at the Governor’s Mansion, a highlight of the 30th annual Illinois Arts Education Week that runs March 12th through the 16th and celebrates the importance of the fine arts. Students across the state competed to create posters reflective of this year’s theme, “Be Art Smart!”

2012 Annual Awards Ceremony Program




Arts Week Poster Winner

2012 Winner


Reese Dannenfeldt
Copeland Manor School
Libertyville




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2nd Place2nd Place
Madison Meyer
Washington Elementary
Sterling


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2nd Place3rd Place
Daniel Diaz
Westfield Middle School
Bloomingdale


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Arts Week Poster Winner
Honorable Mention
Alanna Buttitta
SD 13—Bloomingdale




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Arts Week Poster Winner
Honorable Mention
Ellen Jiang
SD 60—Willowbrook




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Arts Week Poster Winner
Honorable Mention
Eli McEwan
SD 70—Libertyville




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Arts Week Poster Winner
Honorable Mention
Giovanny Rodriguez
SD 92-1/2—Westchester




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