Closing Reception

Join us for the Art Unplugged – Regional High School Art Juried Art Competition – Floyd County Closing Reception, Tuesday, Feb. 28th, from 6:00-7:30 pm. During this exciting evening hosted by the Franciscan Arts Initiative at the Mary Anderson Center Gallery, we will announce our 7 award winners including “Best in Show” and will take photos of all exhibitors. Be sure to come and congratulate our talented young artists! Thanks to the Arts Alliance of Southern Indiana for this wonderful program that supports student artists and the participating partners – Ivy Tech Sellersburg – Clark County, Harrison County Library – Harrison County, and Jeffersonville Public Art Commission.

Art Unplugged – Regional High School Art Juried Competition Info

Come and view artwork from Floyd County high school students in the first annual “Art Unplugged” a Regional High School Juried Competition. Floyd County students are exhibiting at the Mary Anderson Center Gallery from February 15th through February 28th. All submissions reference/comment/support the theme of “Repurposed Shape.” The Floyd County Closing Reception is Tuesday, Feb. 28th, from 6:00-7:30 pm. Through participation in this competition, students will have their work recognized through scholarships and public display throughout the region. The three-county competition will feature exhibits as follows:

Floyd County: Mary Anderson Center Gallery
February 15th-28th

Clark County: Ivy Tech Community College
March 1st-March 31st

Harrison County: Harrison County Library
April 1st-30th

Finalist Show: NoCo Arts Center
May 8th-20th

Finalist Ceremony/Reception:
May 20th 6:00 pm

Seven Awards are given at each county show – Floyd, Clark, and Harrison: 9th through 12th-grade winners (4), Most Creative, Best Demonstration of Technical Skill, and Best in Show (Best in show carries with it a $500 scholarship). Out of the twenty-one county awardees, three students will be recognized during the final show. They will receive scholarship money based on the following prize structure – 1st Place ($2500 Scholarship), 2nd Place ($1500 Scholarship, and 3rd Place ($1,000 Scholarship).

Opening Reception
Wednesday, February 15th, 6-8 pm

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Gallery Dates Hours
Runs from February 15th – February 28th

Mon, Wed -11am – 2pm Fri 4pm-7pm

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Closing Reception
Tuesday, February 28th, 6-8 pm

A special thanks to our Floyd County Scholarship sponsor!