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2022 High School Area Show Virtual Awards Ceremony

April 8, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The High School Area Show highlights young artists from our local education systems. High school students residing in Allegan, Barry, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph, and Van Buren counties were welcome to participate with this year’s juror 2021 National Secondary Art Educator of the Year Le Tran.
Celebrate their creativity with us! Hear from Tran, over 10 college representatives, KIA Executive Director Belinda Tate, KIA Director of Museum Education Shannon Karol, a speaker from Rep. Fred Upton’s office, and more during the virtual award ceremony. Students with work in the show have the opportunity to win scholarships and/or prizes from participating schools including our very own Kirk Newman Art School, Central Michigan University, Cleveland Institute of Art, Grand Valley State University, Indiana State University – South Bend, and more.
Additionally, there will be the Doris Miller Prize, the 6th District Congressional Art Competition, Juror’s Honorable Mention, and the Director’s Award.
The award ceremony will be held over Zoom. Click the link below at the of the event to watch.