South Shore Arts is excited to announce the 47th Annual Tri-County Junior/Senior High School Exhibit taking place online and in the South Shore Arts Gallery at the Center For Visual & Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, Indiana.
The exhibit runs through May 22nd. A virtual awards ceremony will take place on May 7 at 5:30 pm and can be viewed at www.SouthShoreArtsonline.org. This year’s juror is artist and educator Dawn Diamantopoulos.
Invited to participate in this juried exhibition are Junior and Senior High Schools from Lake, Porter and La Porte counties in Indiana and south suburban Cook County in Illinois. The exhibit features original artwork created by students in grades six through twelve from public, private, and parochial schools. This year 16 high schools and four middle schools will participate in the gallery and online.
A number of prizes totaling $6,500 will be awarded this year, including the important Donald H. Berwanger Scholarship Award for a graduating high school senior to attend an accredited college or university to study fine art. Seniors competing for the Berwanger Scholarship are entered by their teacher and must submit an application, portfolio, and a letter of recommendation.
The lead sponsor, Indiana University Northwest, shares a commitment to education and appreciates South Shore Arts for continuing the tradition of supporting students and educators. For more information on exhibitions at South Shore Arts visit www.southshoreartsonline.org.