Jan. 6 marked the opening artists reception for the fifth annual Alumni Art Show, featuring the works of Ridgewood High School alumni. In addition several works from former Ridgewood High School Art faculty, Dennis Carroll, photographer and painter, who retired from Ridgewood High School in June 2002 and Denise (Whitaker) Sivulich, art educator, who retired from the Ridgewood Public Schools in 2008 also exhibited. Edward Schmiedecke, supervisor of fine and applied arts explained the impetus behind this exhibit. Participating alumni included the following (graduating year in parentheses): The fifth annual alumni art show runs through Jan. 15. More stills from this reception may be viewed here.