High School Art Show opens March 23

3/9/2017 4:43:31 PM

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Get a look at some of the area’s up-and-coming artistic talent when the William and Florence Schmidt Art Center at Southwestern Illinois College’s Belleville Campus, 2500 Carlyle Ave., hosts its annual High School Student Art Exhibition.

The exhibition kicks off Thursday, March 23 with a 6-8 p.m. opening reception. Students present artwork created from a variety of media, including paint, photography, clay, mixed media, graphite, charcoal and more. An awards ceremony will begin at 7 p.m.

In addition to the SWIC awards presentation, the winners of the 12th Congressional District High School Art Competition will be announced during the evening.

If you can’t make it to the opening reception, be sure to stop by The Schmidt before the exhibition closes at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 6.

For more information about this exhibition or Schmidt Art Center hours, call 618-222-5ART (5278) or visit swic.edu/theschmidt.