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Student Art Competition

posted Apr 3, 2015, 6:42 AM by
Students across the county in grades k – 12 are invited to enter the annual Student Art Competition, sponsored by the Cleveland County Arts Council and in partnership with the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Shelby Alumnae. Students must be a resident of Cleveland County to enter the competition.

Artwork should be delivered to the Arts Council April 16 or 17, between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:00 pm. The exhibit will open with a reception to honor all participants and their teachers on Thursday, April 23, from6:30 – 7:30 pm, at the Arts Center, 111 S. Washington St., Shelby. The reception is free and open to the public. Middle school students compete in six categories: painting, drawing, mixed media, print making, three dimensional and upcycled/recycled art; high school students compete in the same categories with the addition of photography and new media art. All types of media are acceptable for elementary students. Cash prizes totaling $1,235 will be awarded to the winners. 

The exhibit will run through May 21, at the Arts Center. Gallery hours areMonday - Friday9:00 – 5:30 pm and Saturday10:00 – 2:00. For the guidelines and more information call the Arts Council at 704-484-2787 or visit