Annual Fox Valley Area High School Glass Exhibition Showcases Local Talent
March 1– 31, 2019
The Fox Valley Area High School Glass Exhibition at Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass opened Friday, March 1st showcasing work by talented young area artists.
The museum offered schools an opportunity to bring students to the museum to work in The Glass Studio with artists, Sara Rezin, Beth Wenger Johnstone, and Taylor Moeller-Roy. Over the past several weeks students from Appleton East, Appleton North, Berlin, Neenah, New London, Menasha, Omro, St. Mary Catholic, Valders
Throughout the months of January and February, students worked in the glass studio creating objects using flame working techniques to make beads. Students experimented with a variety of fused glass methods. The majority of the works exhibited were created during these workshops. Additional artwork created at the schools will also be on display.
The following students received awards of recognition for their outstanding work:
|Noriah Misevicz||Coy Pond||Appleton East||Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass Education Memorial Award In Honor of Ken Berner|
|LeAnn Stinemates||Purple Mountain Majesty||Omro||Jack Richeson & Co. Art School and Gallery Award|
|Brandy Monge||Sunflower||Omro||Jack Richeson & Co. Art School and Gallery Award|
|Maria Steffan||Untitled||Appleton North||Jack Richeson & Co. Art School and Gallery Award|
|MacKenna Ponto||Birch Landscape||Berlin||North Star Asset Management Award In Honor of Eric Richter|
|Ashlyn Minks||Chopped Carrots: Birds on a Wire||Appleton East||Oshkosh Fine Arts Association Award|
|Milija Grotenhousin||Water Garden||Neenah||Oshkosh Fine Arts Association Award|
|Ellie Hogan||Golden Gate Bridge||Omro||Robert R. McCormick Foundation Award Matching Gift from Ruthellyn Musil|
|Tyler Thao||Spirit Necklace||Appleton North||Ron and Ruthellyn Musil Family Fund Award|
|Erika Mullen||Honey Bee||Berlin||Susan and Richard Hess Memorial Award from their daughters Paige, Gretchen and Kristin|
|Seth Fishman||Live Cinema||Neenah||Susan and Richard Hess Memorial Award from their daughters Paige, Gretchen and Kristin|
Judges this year were museum board members, Kathryn Dreifuerst, Michael Meilahn, Oshkosh Fine Arts Association member, Corrine Conrad, and from Jack Richeson & Co., Shannon Piette.
The museum would like to thank the following exhibition sponsors: the Ronald and Ruthellyn Musil Family Fund within the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region, Belgioioso, North Star Asset Management, The John E. Julien Fund of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, Jack Richeson & Co., Oshkosh Fine Arts Association, season sponsors, Community First Credit Union and Boldt, and the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the state of Wisconsin and The National Endowment for the Arts.