Submission emails have now been sent out! Please email info@shelbycountyartscouncil.com if you did not receive an email stating whether or not you were accept to the show.

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Important dates!

January 3, 2022 – Submission Opens 

February 17, 2022 – Submission Deadline

March 1-3, 2022 – Notification to Students of Juror Decision (Students will be emailed when the decisions are finalized.)

March 18, 2022 – Deadline for Delivery of Artwork

March 28-April 24, 2022-Exhibit dates (Gallery hours: Monday-Thursday 10am-5pm (Wednesdays 11am-5pm) and during Black Box Theater Events)

Sunday, April 24, 2022 – Closing Reception, Awards and College Preview Day (2-4 pm) *Students are allowed to take work home this day*

April 25-29, 2022-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 2022 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.
2022 Exhibit Judges:
University of Montevallo-Jason Tanner Young
UAB-Jillian Marie Browning
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
Best in Mixed Media-$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.