High School Student Juried Art Exhibition
Join us on the Peru State College campus for our Spring 2023 High School Student Juried Art Exhibition
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Deadline for Application/Digital Artwork File Submission: December 16th at 5 p.m.
You will be notified by email if your artwork has been accepted into the exhibition.
Artwork selected for the exhibition may be dropped off at the AV Larson Art Gallery on the Peru State College Campus: February 20 & 21 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Artwork may also be shipped to Peru State College (see address below) - Final Date for Physical Artwork to be received: February 22 at 5 p.m.
Exhibition will be held in the AV Larson Art Gallery on the beautiful Peru State campus: March 1st to March 30th
Daily Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. or by appointment.
To schedule an appointment, please contact Professor Susan Moore .
Juried Art Reception & Awards Ceremony: Thursday, March 30 from 1 - 3 p.m.
Artwork may be picked up after the awards ceremony on March 30, or on March 31 or April 3. Should you need to have your artwork shipped to you, please contact Professor Susan Moore or Professor Ken Curtis .
Please note! For your 2D or 3D submission to be accepted in the Art Day Exhibition, it MUST fit the following criteria:
2D Work (Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Graphic Design, Photography)
–Matted with gray or black board –or— framed with glass/plexiglass
–No longer than 30” horizontally or vertically
–Back must be wired and ready to hang
3D Work (includes Sculpture and Ceramics)
–No larger than 24” in any direction
Include the following information on the back of 2D work or on 3D work:
First and last name
Name of High school art teacher
High school art teacher’s email
Title of work
Year work was completed
Juried Art Exhibition Awards:
Grand Prize: 1/2 tuition covered for first year (approximately $3,200 Scholarship) for in-coming
freshman art major/minor
2nd Place: $2,000 Scholarship for in-coming freshman art major/minor
3rd Place: $1,500 Scholarship for in-coming freshman art major/minor
Paul Fell, Nationally recognized Cartoonist and former Peru State Art Faculty
Susan Moore, Peru State College Assistant Professor of Fine Art
Ken Curtis, Peru State College Assistant Professor of Graphic Design
Please note! Students attending the reception will be able to collect their artwork to take home after the Juried Exhibition Awards Ceremony.
Artwork may be picked up after the awards ceremony from March 26 until April 2. Should you need to have your artwork shipped to you, please contact Professor Susan Moore or Professor Ken Curtis .
Mailing Address for Peru State College:
600 Hoyt Street
Peru, Nebraska 68421
Driving Directions to Peru State College:
From Omaha/Nebraska City:
Take US-75 S to NE-67 S (turn left)
Take NE-67 S to NE-64 G Spur (turn left)
Continue on Park Ave
Park in commuter lot across from Art building, AV Larson,
brick building just south of the Little Red School House