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Old Friends Talk Art: Laura Cavanaugh

Join us 10am, March 13 as Old Friends Talk Art presents Laura Cavanaugh, the juror for the 55th Town & Country Art Show. This show features 6-12th grade artwork of students in Henderson, Henry, Mercer, and Warren counties.

Laura Cavanaugh grew up in Monmouth, Illinois, and is a retired art teacher of 35 years from Oswego East High School. She enjoys substitute teaching in the Oswego School District as students are her passion. Her strengths are drawing and painting. Cavanaugh graduated from Monmouth College in 1986 with an art degree and a certificate in teaching. In addition, she earned her master's degree in educational administration and leadership from Aurora University in 2003. Cavanaugh has exhibited artwork throughout the Fox Valley area, and recently exhibited at the Monmouth College Art Educator exhibition. She donates her artwork to area fundraising events. Her art department won The Schools of Distinction Award (ART) 2021-2023 from The Illinois Art Education Association. In 2017, she helped collaborate with the Monmouth College art department and Oswego East High School for a Black Lives Matter art show. The show earned a Kaleidoscope award from Monmouth College. She was the winner of downtown Naperville painted sculpture contest and past president of the Fox Valley Arts Council.

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