The WCHS Art Department & students are very active in participating in art shows outside of school. Our show season stretches from January to May. Check this page for information on upcoming shows.
Mid-Illini @ Prairie Center for the Arts
Opening Reception: March 10 6-8 pm
Special Gallery hours Saturday March 11 - 10-12
Location: Prairie Center for the Arts,
1506 SW Washington St, Peoria, IL 61602
Mid Illini Art Show Awards & Student Participants
Best in Show - Brady Johnson - Best in Show photo
Merit Awards - Emma Puentes, Jayce Van De Veer (x2), Benjamin Nyberg, Delaney Gangloff, Olicia Bennett, Allie Salrin (x2), Aleece Thomas, Emma Uftring
Honorable Mention - Emma Puentes, Shailey Heuermann. Delaney Gangloff, Hannah Bienemann, Beth Bremenkamp, Allie Salrin, Aleece Thomas, Garret Roberts, Jazmine Buck
Participating Students - Kait Baker, LeAnn Daniel, Natalie Guedet, Sam McCullar
Illinois Central College's Annual High School Portfolio Review
@ ICC Gallery 131 D
Jan. 31 - Feb.23
opening reception: Jan. 31 - 6:30-8 pm
@ Gallery 131D
Awards: 1st place - Kait Baker
Honorable Mention: Emma Puentes, Eileen Zheng
Student Participants: Shailey Heuerman, Ryan Eyer, Brady Johnson, Hannah Beinemann, Jayce Van De Veer, Aleece Thomas, Maggie Struhbar, Natalie Guedet, Olivia Bennett, Allie Salrin, Nick Zammuto, Sam McCullar
Scholastic Art & Writing Show
Congrats to Allie Salrin & Aleece Thomas for receiving Gold Medals in the National Scholastic Art & Writing Awards! View their work in the video below and help send them to NY!!
bloom 2017 - May 5th
Featured Cover Design Artist - Shailey Heuermann
Featured T-Shirt Design Artist: Natalie Guedet
19th District Congressional Art Show @ Peoria Public Library
Award Ceremony: Tuesday, April 18 4-5:30 (awards at 5)
Location: Peoria Public Library, 107 NE Monroe St, Peoria, IL
12th Annual Area High School Juried Exhibition @ CONTEMPORARY ART CENTER
Dates: April 22 - 29
Opening Reception: Saturday April 22 6:30-8:30 pm
Gallery Hours: 11am - 5pm, Tuesday - Saturday
Location: Contemporary Art Center, 305 SW Commercial Alley, Peoria, IL 61354
Best in Show:
2017 Top Awards
Scholastics: Gold Key- Shailey Heuerman (x2), Emma Puentes (x2), Aleece Thomas, Allie Salrin, Jayce Van De Veer, Hannah Beinemann, Emma Uftring, Sam McCullar
National Scholastics: Gold Medals- Allie Salrin, Aleece Thomas
ICC Art Show: Kait Baker - 1st place "There's No Place Like Home"
Mid-Illini- Best in Show Photo - Brady Johnson
2016 Top Awards
Scholastics: Gold Key- Tessa Overly, Nathaniel Sheets (x3), Devki Kasture, Allie Salrin
ICC Art Show: Tessa Overly - 2nd place, Dylan Simpson - 3rd Place
Mid- Illini: Tessa Overly - Best in Show 3-D, Allie Salrin - Best in Show 2-D
Congressional Art Show: Top Five- Peter Rest
Contemporary Art Show: Best in Show - Emma Uftring & Nathaniel Sheets
2015 Top Awards
Scholastics - Kayla Sanders - Gold Key Harley Henderson - Gold Key & Gold Key Portfolio
ICC Art Show- Kayla Sanders - 2nd place "My World of Black and White" Tanner Van De Veer - 3rd place "Rot"
Mid - Illini - Audrey Miller - Best in Show Photography - "Converge"
Congressional Art Show- Top Ten - Christian Gentil - "Remodeled" , Alex Hillegonds "Student - Athlete"Best in Show 3-d - Madison Brown "Metal Head"
Contemporary Art Show - Honorable Mention - Tanner Van De Veer, Grant Nichols, Christian Deets : “Luminosity” – metal lamp
2014 Top Awards
Mid Illini - Elise Skulte- Senior--BEST IN SHOW: PHOTOGRAPHY "Heartbreaker"
Congressional - Top Ten: Taylor Foster & Elise Skulte
Contemporary - Outstanding Achievement - Connor Davis: Profile, Kayla Peifer: The Weight of Knowledge