Special Projects

Cow Project

Piper Hudson and Melissa Huang were 2 of 20 national finalists in the Lucerne Art of Dairy: Art of Moosic contest. Their two-dimensional designs were chosen to be replicated on two life-sized fiberglass cows.

Homewood Railway Project

In 2007 and 2008, the Homewood Railway Commission sponsored a mural project for the Homewood Railway station, wherein students depicted historical imagery of Homewood in maquette sized murals. The student artwork was then posted on the Railway website which was then opened for sponsorship to be recreated in the railway tunnel at full-scale.

Car Sculpture

In the 2005-2006 school year, the Union Street Galley  sponsored the Visual Arts Club to create an "art car" for their grand re-opening in their new Chicago Heights gallery space.

AP Art History Gingerbread Catherdrals

In the 2005-2006 school year, AP Art History students learned complex architectual concepts in Art History through the recreation of famous cathedrals using only edible building materials.

Collabrotive Art Journals

In the 2007-2008 retired faculty member, Lorelei Jones, intiated a collaborative journal project between HF faculty members from all disciplines. The purpose of the journaling process was to faciltate creativity, foster relationships between disciplines and most importantly, have fun! Faculty members presented the journal project at the Illinois Art Education Association annual conference, where it was well received.

Art Against Aids

Beginning in 2005-2006, art faculty commited to donating personal artwork to Heartland Alliance, wherein proceeds benefited the organization's activism for human rights.