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Student art featured at NL schools’ art show May 17

By Mandilee Hecht
Staff Reporter


Hailey Ulamski, 11th grader at New Lothrop High School, is shown here working on her art piece for the upcoming school art show May 17. The canvas painting reflects her time spent at Myrtle Beach during spring break this year, she said. See the story and more photos on Page 11. 
Photo by Mandilee Hecht Hailey Ulamski, 11th grader at New Lothrop High School, is shown here working on her art piece for the upcoming school art show May 17. The canvas painting reflects her time spent at Myrtle Beach during spring break this year, she said. See the story and more photos on Page 11. Photo by Mandilee Hecht NEW LOTHROP – The work of New Lothrop Area Public Schools’ artists will soon be on display during the annual New Lothrop Art Show, held Thursday, May 17 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

The occasion is open to the public and features a variety of art mediums, all created by art and industrial art junior high and high school students.

Admission is $3 and art students and children under the age of 5 are admitted free. Approximately 400 pieces will be on display in the Junior and Senior High School library, 9285 Easton Road. Work will be from students in seventh to 12th grade, according to school art teacher Elizabeth Wickerham.


Painted wood pallets like the one shown here were sold through Facebook. There will be a few pallets designs up for silent auction during the art show as well. Painted wood pallets like the one shown here were sold through Facebook. There will be a few pallets designs up for silent auction during the art show as well. She leads the shows each year, though she explained that students help organize many of the details. Visitors will be able to vote on their favorite piece and also bid on a few select items. Refreshments will also be served.

Several painted wood pallet pieces were also sold this year through Facebook, an event that helped in bring hundreds of dollars for the schools’ art program. Proceeds from the art show go toward the art department as well.

Over 100 students in both the arts and industrial arts programs will be contributing to the show; each student is required to submit at least one piece of art.



New Lothrop art teacher Elizabeth Wickerham is shown here with seventh grader Jersey Hemgesberg. She was one of 25 junior high students who created the cascading art piece, created out of over 400 plastic water bottles and inspired by glass blowing artist Dale Chihuly. 
Photos by Mandilee Hecht New Lothrop art teacher Elizabeth Wickerham is shown here with seventh grader Jersey Hemgesberg. She was one of 25 junior high students who created the cascading art piece, created out of over 400 plastic water bottles and inspired by glass blowing artist Dale Chihuly. Photos by Mandilee Hecht

BreeAnna Ramey, a senior, works on her final art piece, a pallet string art design that helps depict her upcoming move from Michigan to Arizona. BreeAnna Ramey, a senior, works on her final art piece, a pallet string art design that helps depict her upcoming move from Michigan to Arizona.

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