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VU to host exhibition of art works by Knox County high school students

March 12, 2019 / VU to host exhibition of art works by Knox County high school students

VINCENNES, Ind. - More than 100 works by Knox County high school student artists will be on exhibit at Vincennes University’s Shircliff Gallery of Art beginning March 25. A reception and awards presentation will take place in the Gallery on March 26, 6 p.m. (EDT).

The exhibition will run through April 5 at the Gallery, located at 130 E. Harrison Street. Schools represented include Vincennes Lincoln, Rivet, North Knox, and South Knox.

Awards will be juried by Brittany Sievers, MFA, VU ceramics instructor.  Best of Show awards will be presented in two-dimensional medium and three-dimensional medium. First place, second place, and honorable mentions will be awarded in the categories of black and white drawing, ceramics, color drawing, glass/metals, painting (includes oil and acrylic), photography, printmaking sculpture, textiles, three-dimensional mixed media, and two-dimensional mixed media. Certificates will be presented to all winners and Tri-Kappa Sorority will present individual awards. The VU Art and Design faculty will award scholarship money that is contingent on enrollment in the VU Art and Design program in the fall.

Vincennes University is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. Graduates have transferred to more than 70 four-year colleges and professional art schools around the nation. Shircliff Gallery is also a member of the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries.

Shircliff Gallery of Art is located on the VU campus in Room A103 of the Shircliff Humanities Center at the corner of First and Harrison streets. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, and 12-4 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is free.

Details are available by contacting Arthur Fields, gallery director, 812-888-4316, or afields@vinu.edu.

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