Saturday, September 12, 2015

Award-1st Place, MCS The Fine Line Art Center, St. Charles IL

Midwest Collage Society Judging Form

Date:  09/11/15

Gallery or Art Center: Fine Line Art Center, St. Charles, IL

Name of Judge: Jo Burke
Address: 36 W 141 Crane Road
City: Saint Charles ST: IL Zip: 60175

Judge’s Bio:  Burke was raised in a family of artists and has had opportunity to work in all media and dimensions although her exhibition history has primarily been in painting.  She holds a BA in Fine Art and Communications from Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio and a MA in Art History from Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois. She is the Director of the NIU Art Museum, serving as curator and program director and works closely with the NIU Museum Studies Graduate Certificate Program.

1st Place (artist) Laura Lein Svencner
Title: Going Through
Comments: Strong, solid, handsome piece with an amazing amount of impact barely able to be contained in its small circumscribed space.


  1. CONGRATULATIONS!!!! Awesome news!

  2. WOW! Congratulations Laura. The judge's comments are spot-on.

    1. I know she was good to see that in the piece....with everyone's work she judged she was able to understand it. Thanks Jo,

  3. Lovely! Congratulations!


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