Arts & Entertainment

Fifth Annual June Children’s Art Show Being Held at Livingston Library

From left to right: Kevin Wittlinger, Sean Huang , Alex Shkolnikov, Jason Wittlinger, Angela Huang, Callista Huang and Sophia Shkolnikov. Credits: Christine Qin Wittlinger

LIVINGSTON, NJ – From June 1 to June 30, artwork by students ages 5-16 will be displayed in a fifth annual art show at the Livingston Public Library. This year, the theme is "Food Haven." Past themes have been Chinese New Year, butterflies, birds, flowers and animals.

The art on display includes water colors, sketches, and oil pastels, as well as works done in markers and crayons.

All of the featured artists are taught by Christine Wittlinger, who is an art instructor at the Livingston Chinese School. She has both an art and business degree from China and America. The method of her teaching is the combination of creating personal expression and drawing techniques including line color, proportion, perspective and more.

Wittlinger’s students have received many awards including:

  • 2010 1st and 2nd place for “Logo Design” for Livingston Township’s 2010 Summer Camp;
  • 2013 Winner in the category of "Most Original," in The October Tails Contest, which was sponsored through Saint Barnabas Medical Center and Palliative Care Center and Harrison School;
  • Finalists in the “P.S. What Makes U Smile T-shirt Design Contest;” and
  • 2013 State Finalist of the “U.S. Doodle 4 Google Competition.”

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