2018-2019 Art Club - Row 1: Jasminne Piechocki, Jaqueline Sanchez, Hazel Wolf, Rayne Beal, Aalijah Dickman, Victoria Alcozer, Emily Vacula, Tiffany Cruz; Row 2: Jessika Meeker, Liliana Corona, Antione McGill, Hanah Nordmeyer, Drew Cronin, Andriunna McGill, Monica Flores, JayLee Troy, Mrs. Claudia Ericson; Row 3: Mr. Paul Boland, Alexis Boivin, Blain Mussared, John McHugh, Will Volmar, Logan McGarry, Ethan Laitila, Owen Ruhl, Katie Chalchoff
What is Art Club? Art Club is a service organization made up of students who enjoy making art, being around art, and installing art in and around BFHS.
Who can join Art Club? Anyone may join Art Club at any time throughout the year.
What Field Trips does Art Club sponsor?
Art Club has used their donations to sponsor the following experiences for its members:
*Architectural Boat Tour on the Chicago River and Lake Michigan
*Christmas windows and Kristkindle Markets in Chicago
*Musical Les Miserable at the Paramount Theater in Aurora
*Chicago Cultural Center and Art Institute of Chicago
*the Milwaukee Art Museum, Madison's Contemporary Museum of Art
*Madison's Chazen Gallery of Art
*Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design (MIAD)
*School of the Art Institute
*UW-Madison's Art Department
*This year a May field trip is scheduled to tour the sculpture garden and extensive art collection at the EPIC Company's Verona Campus.
When and How Often does Art Club meet? Art Club meets most Mondays after school in the 2D Art Room E33.
What kinds of activities does Art Club participate in?
*Art Club designs, paints, and cleans up the front circle entrance windows for Homecoming as well as hang streamers in the front foyer.
*Art Club decorates the school with seasonal installation art pieces several times throughout the school year.
*Art Club also hosts several art workshops and Art Club Contests. For example, we have held cupcake decorating contests, tie dyeing t-shirt , and origami classes.
*As a service to the school, Art Club often helps construct, paint, and hang banners up to promote school activities and/or honor a sports team going to a state tournament.
*Art Club takes part in all-school initiatives to raise funds for global crises, such as hurricane victims, etc.
How does Art Club raise money for their field trips? Art Club receive donations for cleaning and polishing bronze statues in Walworth Industrial Park, Walworth and Fontana Libraries, Fontana lakefront, and at the Open Arms Free Clinic. In addition, Art Club receives a donation from the Walworth Fontana Rotary Club for providing face painting at their August Corn and Brat Festival.