Entry for the 2021 Statewide High School Juried Art Exhibit is now closed and submission notification emails have been sent! If you have not received your notification, please email info@shelbycountyartscouncil.com .

*Scroll down for important dates and info*

Important dates!

February 26, 2021 – Notification to Students of Juror Decision

March 12, 2021 – Deadline for Delivery of Artwork

March 22-April 22, 2021-Exhibit dates (Gallery hours: Monday-Thursday 10am-5pm and during Black Box Theater Events)

Saturday, April 24, 2021-Columbiana City Artwalk-The gallery will be open to the public from 11am-6pm this day. 

Sunday, April 25, 2021 – Closing Reception, Awards and College Preview Day (2-4 pm) *Students are allowed to take work home this day*

April 26-30, 2021-Artwork pickup

The Shelby County Arts Council, in partnership with the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Art and Art History and the University of Montevallo Department of Art, presents the 2021 Statewide Student Juried Art Exhibition. This show features the work of high school students from across the state of Alabama.
There is no entry fee and students in public school, private school, and home school, grades 10th, 11th, and 12th are invited to submit their art work.
Categories for submission are:
Painting-Examples: oil, acrylic, watercolor, oil pastel, etc.
Drawing-Examples: pencil, colored pencil, oil pastel, chalk pastel, pen and ink, etc.
Photography-Examples: digital and film
3D Design-Examples: wood work, assemblage, sculpture, pottery, fiber/textile art, etc.
Mixed Media-Examples: collages, encaustic, printmaking, multi-media work, etc.
Jurors will be Lee Somers-University of Montevallo and Richard Gere-UAB.
The exhibition will feature cash prizes and provides a great opportunity for students’ work to be seen by college and university faculty during our opening reception.  Students will be able to meet representatives from each school and discuss the offerings from each University.
Prizes include:
Best in Show- $500
Best in Painting- $250
Best in Drawing- $250
Best in 3D- $250
Best in Photography- $250

Click here for Entry Guidelines

If you have an questions or issues submitting work please call the SCAC at 205.669.0044
or email info@shelbycountyartscouncil.com

The entry for the High School Juried Art show is now closed! Please check back with us soon for our next event.