Art show’s theme was inspired by 1937 Munich exhibit
By Jessica Steger, Editor in Chief
This year’s art show, Forbidden Art of the Nazi Era, is celebrating what German Nazis had once deemed degenerate.
The art show is 4-7 p.m. Wednesday in the Silver Lining Performing Arts Center atrium. Art and written work from local students will be on display. Students of West Bend High Schools will be able to tour the gallery during the day with their classes. Continue reading
The West Bend Public Schools Foundation Gala and Auction will feature a painting by Haley Ehn
By Lily Mottet, Current Staff
It was a shock for West Bend West senior Haley Ehn to learn she was selected as a featured artist for an art gala.
The West Bend Public Schools Foundation Gala and Auction will be held at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 4 at the West Bend Mutual Prairie Center. Ehn is the second WBHS student to be chosen as the featured artist since WBPSF instituted the Imagine Student Artwork Series last year. Ehn’s artwork is showcased on the WBPSF Gala and Auction invitation and will be auctioned off during the event. Continue reading
Art show helps students comprehend the Holocaust
By Sydney Spaeth, Current Staff
During the Holocaust, it was a rare occurrence to capture a suffering Jewish person smiling. That fact inspired Rachel Mauney, an East High junior, to create an artwork for the West Bend High Schools’ Holocaust Art Show.
The show, which centered around the Holocaust theme “Rising from the Ashes,” had its gallery opening April 20 in the atrium of the Silver Lining Arts Center. Continue reading
By Alina Prahl, Current Staff
Three WBHS students have decided to break the mold.
Mikki Albiero, Matt Stoll, and Gunner Boettcher have elected to submit 3-D art portfolios for AP Studio Art class. They are the first to do so in the course’s history, according to their teacher Deborah Prahl. In the past, portfolios have been more traditional drawing or other two-dimensional projects. Continue reading