The students’ photographs will be exhibited at the Perspective Gallery until April

Perspective Gallery presents “Student Perspectives 2022”, the tenth annual juried exhibition of photographs of Chicago-area high school students. This year, 180 students from 15 area high schools submitted more than 450 images. Among these, 40 images of 35 students were selected for the exhibition.

The exhibition will run from March 31 to May 1 at the Perspective Group and Photography Gallery located at 1310-1/2B Chicago Ave.

The juror this year was Katherine Sifers, a photographer and installation artist who exhibits her work locally, regionally and nationally. His work is held in private collections and in the permanent collection of the Brady Gallery at George Washington University. She is an assistant professor and chair of the photography program at the College of Dupage. She earned an Associates of Applied Science in Photography from the Ohio Institute of Photography and Technology, a BFA from Columbia College Chicago, and an MFA from George Washington University. She was a recipient of the Albert P. Weisman Fellowship and the Morris Louis Fellowship. She has received the Columbia College Chicago Academic Excellence Award, the Columbia College Chicago Photography Department Purchase Award, and the Toel Award for Photography.

Selected student artists:
Shriya Avula, Vernon Hills High School
Elijah Bermejo, Chicago High School for the Arts
Drew Beveridge, Lane Tech College Preparatory High School
Jude Chadwick, Evanston Township High School
Linnea Downs, Evanston Township High School
Ava Engstrom, Niles North High School
Marin Estela, Lane Tech College Preparatory High School
Stephanie Gavilanes, Preparatory High School at Lane Tech College
Angeles Gervacio, Lane Tech College Preparatory High School
Roksolana Glushak, Preparatory High School at Lane Tech College
Susan Elizabeth Groven, Geneva Community High School
Stella Hansen, Evanston Township High School
Elliot Harold, Libertyville High School
Galan Hernandez, Esmeralda Chicago High School for the Arts
Jonathan Hernandez, Chicago High School for the Arts
Sydney Hletko, Evanston Township High School
Nya Hopson, Evanston Township High School
Kiersten Hung, Buffalo Grove High School
Socrates Uye Hwang, Niles West High School
Liliana Kulig, Libertyville High School
Sariah Lebron, Morton Grove West High School
Jane Marsey, Lane Tech High School
Laila Morgan, Vernon Hills High School
Othandiwe Ngubane, Glenbrook South High School
Michelle Nguyen, Niles West High School
Emese Ori, Geneva Community High School
Jayden Parikh, Highland Park High School
Alexander Salinas, Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep HS.
NyJah Scurlock, Chicago High School of the Arts
Nalani Sexton, Chicago High School for the Arts
James Sheehy, Lane Tech College Preparatory High School
Alexis Strong, Lane Tech College Preparatory High School
Dennis Tur, Vernon Hills High School
Isabelle Vivona, Loyola Academy
Matthew Warren, Chicago High School of the Arts
Alex Yunda-Raijer, Glenbrook South High School

Source: Groupe Perspective and photo gallery

Stewart C. Hartline