45th Annual High School Art Competition
January 25 - March 1, 2019
Featuring High School students grades 9-12 and High School Art Teachers from schools within a fifty-mile radius of Quincy, Illinois.
Opening Reception: TEEN TAKE OVER NIGHT Friday, January 25, 2019
6 - 8 p.m. ART, FOOD, LIVE MUSIC | Award Ceremony beginning at 7 p.m.
$500 Best of Show
$300 2nd Place
$150 3rd Place
$100 Merit Award (2)
$50 Great River Watercolor Society Award (2), *can be
combined with other awards
$50 Honorable Mention Award (3)
$25 Quincy Artist Guild Award (3)
Ann Coddington, Professor of Art at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL.
Ann Coddington Made & Found (pictured above) on display January 25 - March 1, 2019
Opening Reception: Friday, January 25, 2019 6 - 8 p.m. | Artist Talk beginning at 7:30 p.m.
These Exhibits have been generously underwritten by Jim & Jil Walker Tracy Fund through the Community Foundation, Mr. & Mrs. Ron Vecchie, Signe Oakley, Moellring & Ambler Attorneys at Law, George and Mary Meyer, Great River Watercolor Society, United Community Credit Union, Debra Scoggin-Myers, Gary & Sue Ann Winking, Robert Mejer & Sue Archambo, Quincy Artist Guild, and Zoup!
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