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TF South to host student art reception Wednesday, April 6

By Josh Bootsma

LANSING, Ill. (April 5, 2022) — TF South will host a student art reception in the atrium of TF South on Wednesday, April 6 from 6–8 p.m. The reception will highlight TFS artists and give members of the public an opportunity to purchase student art.

The event will also feature awards being given to student artists, which will occur at 7 p.m. in the TFS auditorium. Awards will be given for Best of Show (2D and 3D), 1st and 2nd place for each of the five art classes, Principal’s Choice (a piece chosen by Principal Jake Gourley that becomes part of the school’s permanent art collection of student work displayed in the building), People’s Choice (the student vote), District Awards (two pieces selected as part of the district collection and permanent display of student art), and various awards from each teacher for artistic merit and other creative achievements.

This digital drawing by Yulian Ramos will be among 300 pieces of art displayed at the TFS artist reception Wednesday. (Photo: Melanie Jongsma) 

Roughly 300 pieces of art will be on display Wednesday from students in classes titled: Art Fundamentals, Drawing, Digital Photography, Graphic Design, Painting, and Sculpture.

TF South is located at 18500 Burnham Avenue in Lansing.

Josh Bootsma
Josh Bootsma
Josh is Managing Editor at The Lansing Journal and believes in the power and purpose of community news. He covers any local topics—from village government to theatre, from business openings to migratory birds.