2018 Creative Youth Contest Winner: Artist, Nicole Cwiok


Chicago Youth Shakespeare is THRILLED to announce our Creative Youth Contest WINNER, Nicole Cwiok!

A senior artist at Niles West High School, Nicole is a graphic designer and photographer, (and the founder and President of her school's Shakespeare Club - LOVE it)!

CLICK HERE to view all of the paintings in Nicole's winning series entitled The Women of Shakespeare

Learn more about Nicole by checking out her website; and follow Nicole on INSTAGRAM to see even more of her incredible artwork!

CONGRATULATIONS to Nicole, and HUGE THANKS to all of the talented young artists who participated in CYS's Creative Youth Contest this year! 

Contact info


Chicago Youth Shakespeare
641 W Lake Street, Suite 200
Chicago, IL 60661


The fault, dear Brutus, lies not within the stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings. - Julius Caesar, I, ii

The course of true love never did run smooth. - A Midsummer Night's Dream, I, i

Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow. - Romeo and Juliet, II, ii

There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so - Hamlet, II, ii

If music be the food of love, play on! - Twelfth Night, I, i

Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once. - Julius Caesar, II, ii

We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with a sleep. - The Tempest, IV, i

The quality of mercy is not strained; It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath. - Merchant of Venice, IV, i