Beginning Feb. 10, the “Exhibiting Excellence: 41st Annual High School Art Exhibition,” an invitational juried art exhibit for 11th and 12th grade students in southeast Missouri and southern Illinois, will be displayed in the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus.
An opening reception, featuring the unveiling of this year’s exhibit, will be held from 1-4 p.m. Feb. 10, with an awards ceremony beginning at 3 p.m. The exhibit will be on display through March 17, and admission is free.
“The Exhibition is a huge success and well attended by many from around the area. Each exhibiting student receives the recognition they deserve for their creative endeavors, while their family, friends, and teachers celebrate and encourage their hard work.” said Carol Horst, instructor in the Art and Design Department at Southeast Missouri State University and event organizer.
First, second and third place awards will be presented in the categories of sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, mixed media, photography, fibers, drawing and painting. Additionally, there is an Art Academy Award and Best of Show Award. The recipient of the Art Academy Award will receive a scholarship to attend one of the University’s Summer Art Academy workshops, and the recipient of the Best in Show Award will receive a $1,000 scholarship to attend Southeast as an art major.
This year’s juror will be Justin Henry Miller, Associate Professor, Painting Area Head, and Gallery Coordinator in the Department of Art and Design at Southeast Missouri State University.
Miller received his MFA in Studio Art from the University of Notre Dame and his MA in Studio Art and BA in Art Education from Eastern Illinois University. Miller exhibits his artwork nationally and internationally. He is represented by Zg Gallery in Chicago, Illinois and Bruno David Gallery, in St. Louis.
Friday, February 1, 2019
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Delivery of artwork
Received in the Rosemary Berkel & Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University River Campus
Saturday, February 2, 2019
12:00 p.m. –4:00 p.m. Delivery of artwork Received in the Rosemary Berkel & Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University River Campus
Sunday, February 10, 2019
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. High School Art Exhibition OpeningCrisp Museum, Southeast Missouri State University River Campus 3:00 p.m. Announcement of Awards
(In case of inclement weather, the alternate awards ceremony date is Feb. 17)
The Crisp Museum is located in the Cultural Arts Center at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus, located at 518 S. Fountain St. in Cape Girardeau, Mo. For more information, call (573) 651-2260 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.