2015 Illinois Arts Education Week Poster Contest


'Art is Timeless'


Thank you for all the entries and congratulations to the winners of the poster contest for the 33rd annual Arts Education Week, which is set for March 16-22, 2015. ISBE announced the winners in a March 12 news release.

Illinois Arts Education Week 2015 is sponsored by the Illinois State Board of Education in cooperation with the Illinois Art Education Association (IAEA) and the Governor's Office. Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a proclamation signifying the special week.

This year's poster contest winners will receive recognition at the 67th annual IAEA Fall Conference, Nov. 5-7 in Lisle. The first-place winner will be honored at a State Board of Education meeting and a framed poster will be displayed in the Board Room in Springfield.

Click on the thumbnails below to see large PDF versions the winning entries. The back of the poster features upcoming art events, resources and more.

Posters can be requested by contacting the Illinois State Board of Education’s College and Career Readiness Division at (217) 524-4832; arts@isbe.net; or via mail at 100 N. First St., C-215, Springfield, IL 62777-0001.

First-place poster

First Place: Jessa Mae Mendiola

Art Instructor: Ms. Jen Belmonte, Hinsdale South High School

Hinsdale Township, District 86, Darien, IL

Second place art entry
Second Place: Jeremiah Yang

Independent Entry

Glenbrook South High School, School District 225
Northfield Township, Glenview, IL
third place art entry
Third Place: Becca Timko

Art Instructor: Ms. Jen Belmonte, Hinsdale South High School

Hinsdale Township, District 86, Darien, IL