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2023 Youth Art Fair!

The Glenview Art League's 34th Annual Youth Art Fair Banner

Saturday, March 4, 2023 – Glenbrook South High School

135 artists shared work in the Youth Art Fair! We had an outstanding show with a wide variety of subjects and media including paintings in watercolor, acrylic, and oil, sculpture, drawings, photography and more. See list of awards below.



Best in Show
Aaron Taber, Glenbrook North, 12-6

Award of Merit
Emmett Wilson, Glenbrook South, 11-2

10th, 11th, and 12th Grades
1st – Aaron Taber, Glenbrook North, 12-6
2nd – Zander Brandt, Glenbrook South, 12-1
3rd – Monsoor Mohiuddin, Glenbrook South, 11-1

8th and 9th Grades
1st – Lucio Ibarra, Lasalle, 8-5
2nd – Sofie Collin, Springman, 8-9
3rd – Roman Diversey, Springman, 8-1

Seventh Grade
1st – Amelia Cheong, Attea, 7-7
2nd – Aarya Nigam, Springman, 7-6
3rd – Finnegan Williams, Sacred Heart, 7-4

Sixth Grade
1st – Yaretzy Rodriguez, Learn 9 Charter School, 6-1
2nd – Leah Campanella, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 6-10
3rd – Patrycija Irla, Attea, 6-8

Fifth Grade
1st – Leah Kelly, Highcrest, 5-1
2nd – Wesley Ward, Pleasant Ridge, 5-5
3rd – Livi Tressa-Waterhouse, Sacred Heart, 5-4

Fourth Grade
1st – Carter Small, Sacred Heart, 4-11
2nd – Harper Dailey, Greenbriar, 4-1
3rd – Jacobi Zakarija, Wilmot, 4-5

Third Grade
1st – Penelope Kim, Glen Grove, 3-17
2nd – Benjamin Appel, Beaubian Elementary, 3-13
3rd – Sophia Tressa-Waterhouse, Sacred Heart, 3-6

Second Grade
1st – Luke Kim, Westbrook, 2-12
2nd – Matthew Zakarija, Wilmot, 2-3
3rd – Elsa Vassilos, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 2-10

First Grade
1st – Lottie Byrne, Sacred Heart, 1-6
2nd – Georgia Harrison, Sacred Heart, 1-7
3rd – Colin Hamman, Sacred Heart, 1-8

Preschool and Kindergarten
All preschool and kindergarten artists received a prize

More photos coming soon!



Thanks to the many volunteers from the Glenview Art League and the GBS High School Interact Club contributed to a well-coordinated event. Thanks to Blick Art Materials for prize donations. Thanks to Christopher Laughlin School of Music for their outstanding performances. Thanks as well to our program sponsors: League of Women Voters of Glenview-Glencoe, Laurie T. Walker Backyard Art Camps, Estetica Hair Design, RenmaDesign by Renata Maliszewski, Oil Lamp Theater, Foster Ave Dental, Insight Fine Art Studio, Creative Powers, the Printing Shop.

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Let’s celebrate young artists at the 34th annual YOUTH ART FAIR! Join us for a fun one-day event, where the community comes together to appreciate the artwork of area young people. Free to enter, and free to attend! Open to artists grade twelve and younger. Enjoy live music. Awards for in all grade levels. New location this year: Glenbrook South High School, 4000 West Lake Ave., in Glenview, West Cafeteria (enter through doors O or OO).



The fair is free and open to all students, preschool (and younger) through high school. Registration is required by February  and is limited to the first 200 applicants. Register online; by email at; or postal mail at Glenview Art League, 1920 Waukegan Road, Suite 204, Glenview, IL 60025. Include the name, address, grade, school, email and phone contact, and type of art for each artist. Email confirmation will be sent. No same day registrations are accepted.


Each student may enter one piece of art no larger than 36″ by 36″ (including frame). Safety is our first priority and we cannot accept any art with sharp or protruding objects. Each piece of art should have the artist’s name on the back. Work must be dry. Mounting is recommended, not required. Work that does not meet these basic guidelines may be refused by the Glenview Art League. All entries must be the original work of the students.


Bring art to Glenbrook South High School (Door O or OO) between 8:30-10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 4. Be sure you have pre-registered. Be sure the work is labeled with the artist’s name and is suitable for display. Artwork must be picked up no later than 3 p.m.


The fair is open to the public at 12 p.m to 2:30 p.m. Live music provided by Christopher Laughlin School of Music. All artists are encouraged to attend the fair. Prizes will be awarded at 2 p.m. Ribbons and awards will be given in each grade, plus Best in Show. Artist’s names will appear in the program. Each artist receives a certificate of participation, a chance to show their work on television (GVTV may cover the event), and the opportunity to view the work of their fellow artists. The winner of the Youth Art Fair is invited to participate in Glenview’s Summer Art Fair in July 22 and 23, 2023.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, contact the Glenview Art League at (224) 766-5980 or email

Consider supporting our event by placing an ad in the Youth Art Fair Program!

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