Sheboygan North High Art Students Recognized at the 2023 Scholastic Art Exhibition at the Milwaukee Art Museum

On Saturday, February 11th, junior Charlie A and senior Grace Z were recognized for they artist accomplishment in the 2023 Scholastic Art Exhibition at the Milwaukee Art Museum. Charlie received a Silver Key Award in Drawing/Illustration and Grace received a Gold Key Award in Painting, a Silver Key Award in Painting, and an Honorable Mention Award in Painting.

This year, this exhibition had 2,687 submissions from middle and high school students from across the state of Wisconsin in 16 media categories. A panel of 30 arts professional selected works based on merit only focusing on originality, technical skill, and artistic voice. 789 students received an award.

This student exhibition runs from February 4–March 19, 2023.


This year marks the 100th anniversary of the national Scholastic Art Awards program, which acknowledges excellence in the visual arts and encourages the artistic endeavors of young people throughout the United States. The Milwaukee Art Museum has hosted the awards for the Wisconsin region since 1976, sharing the extraordinary talents of students in grades 7–12 for the entire community to celebrate at its annual exhibition. For the 2023 Scholastic Art Awards exhibition, we will not only present more than 350 artworks by students from across our state but also highlight past awards recipients represented in the Museum’s collection, including Harry Bertoia, Robert Indiana, Cy Twombly, John Wilde, and Andy Warhol.

The exhibition features works spanning mediums from painting to design. A jury of regional arts professionals, including artists, university faculty, and gallerists, selects the works from approximately 2,500 submissions across 16 categories: Architecture & Industrial Design, Ceramics & Glass, Comic Art, Design, Digital Art, Drawing & Illustration, Editorial Cartoon, Expanded Projects, Fashion, Film & Animation, Jewelry, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, and Sculpture. The Silver Key Award denotes statewide recognition. Artworks awarded a Gold Key later compete at the national level in New York. Historically, many award winners go on to achieve distinction in the fine arts, applied arts, and design, often crediting their success to the early recognition they received as participants in Scholastic. Source:

© 2023 Sheboygan North High School Art Department

Art Foundations 3 USPS Postage Stamps Designs on view at the Sheboygan USPS Office

On View

Location: Sheboygan USPS Office, downtown Sheboygan

Display ends March 31, 2023

22 student designed postage stamps are on display at the Sheboygan USPS Office in downtown Sheboygan. Students learned about the anatomy of a postage stamp as well as applying the Elements and Principles of Design to create compositions that express their interest, passion, or conceptual ideas. The artwork are 14 x 14 inches with varied media.

Sheboygan North Artists Recognized for Regional and State Youth Art Month Exhibition

Six talented Sheboygan North art students have artwork selected for the Wisconsin Art Education Association (WAEA) Annual Youth Art Month state-wide show! Regional shows are held throughout the state during the months of January and February. The following artists will have their artwork on display at the Neville Public Museum in Green Bay from January 21 – February 21, 2023: Charlie Anderson, Adanna Carlos, William Lee, Rosie Lor, Xai Velazquez, and Dillan Vue.

Only a select few artworks from each region are chosen to move on to the state show. The art department is pleased to announce that the artworks created by all of these students were chosen for STATE and will be on display in Madison, at the East Towne Mall from March 1 – March 31, 2023. A closing ceremony to honor all state artists, will be held on March 31st.


re·sem·blance: New Works by Angela Johnson virtual art exhibition now online

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Madison-based artist Angela Johnson was our first semester (virtual) artist-in-residence, which her residency carried over into third quarter working exclusively with Mr. Stauber-Soik’s Honors Humanities class. In this virtual art exhibition you’ll see works that she has been working on from 2021 to 2022 as well as a snapshot of her visit to Sheboygan North High. This exhibition runs from March 21 through June 10, 2022.

About re·sem·blance

This body of work was inspired by my interest in nature, balance and telling stories through individual and collective memories through the idea of legacy. Through my virtual Artist in Residency here at North High School, I have been working with Mr. Stauber-Soik’s Senior, Honors Humanities Class since October of 2021. From class discussions about the birth of civilization, to discussions from Gilgamesh to Opedius Rex and modern day communities the conversation of legacy has been ongoing.

  • What do we leave behind, both intentionally and unintentionally as communities and individuals?
  • What do we value?
  • How do we want to be remembered?
  • Artist Angela Johnson

I have created a series of Artist books and small installation environments with these questions in mind. As we travel through our lives, what themes show up as recurrence?

What do you look to as your lifeboat? Does it change over time?

What does “internal” look like to you?

How do you weave a meaningful life together?

Through my personal lens, I am exploring literal and figurative connections we have to those who came before us, the natural world and each other.

About Angela Johnson

Angela Johnson is a professional artistcreativity coach and educator based in Madison, Wisconsin.  She earned a master’s in Art Education, an MA in Art and an MFA with a focus in photography from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Angela is a fixture in the Wisconsin arts scene, with 20+ years of experience maintaining public art studios, teaching workshops, facilitating programs, leading public art installations, and lecturing at universities. She has worked in museums, elementary schools, senior centers, colleges, and universities. She has inspired and helped people of every age — from toddlers to 95-year-olds — reaching far into the depths of their imagination to discover and channel their creativity. She also teaches workshops on mindfulness and yoga.

About the Sheboygan North High Artist-in-Residency Program

The Sheboygan North High School Artist in Residence (NHS AiR) Program started in the fall of  2014. Artists have collaborated with North High staff and students through various ways by  implementing their love for art into other content areas. Art involves a variety of skills ranging from critical thinking to production, communication to responding, problem-solving to developing an artistic voice. Due to COVID-19, we have decided to offer a) in-person or b) virtual artist-in-residencies ranging from 9 weeks to 18 weeks.

The goals of the NHS Artist-in-Residence Program are:

  • expand the experience of student in the field of the arts,
  • foster creativity,
  • enrich education through art education,
  • provide staff with new ideas and art-driven strategies.
The Sheboygan North High Artist-in-Residency Program is supported by a grant from the Kohler Foundation, Inc.

SchoolArts Magazine, April 2022 Issue

Art Foundations 3 Art Students Exhibit Large-Scale USPS Format Stamps at the Sheboygan Post Office

The Sheboygan North High Art Department is pleased to announce 15 student designed USPS postage stamps are now on display at the Sheboygan Post Office. Congratulations to the following art students: Gwen C (gr. 09), b(gr. 12), Nou Chee M (gr. 12), Keenan V (gr. 11), Kendrew C (gr. 10), Rebecca N (gr. 09), Allison S (gr. 11), Samantha A (gr. 10), Logan S (gr.12), Jacob M (gr. 12), Ranaya J-H (gr. 10), Megan B (gr. 12), Annabelle G (gr. 12), Alexandra O (gr. 10), Taylor S (gr. 10), and Maya B (gr. 10).

These large-scale post stamps measure 16 x 16 inches and were created with colored pencils utilizing 3 different techniques. They will be on display from January 28 – March 1, 2022.

Sheboygan North High Art Students Receive Gold Key and Honorable Mentions at the 2022 Scholastic Art Awards: Wisconsin Exhibition at the Milwaukee Art Museum

Image courtesy of Grace Z.

The Sheboygan North High Art Department is pleased to announce that three of our art students have earned awards from this prestigious state-wide art exhibition, Scholastic Art Awards: Wisconsin Exhibition. They are Grace Z, gr.11 (Gold Key in Photography), Megan B., gr. 12 (Honorable Mention in Photography) and Luecy X., gr. 12 (Honorable Mention in Digital Art). This year there will be no in-person awards ceremony, however, student s’art can be viewed from February 5 – March 20, 2022, in the Schroeder Galleria at the Milwaukee Art Museum.

2,000 student artworks were submitted from across the state. 300 student artworks were selected.

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