Converse’s Department of Art and Design will begin accepting entries for the 2024 Emerging Young Artists Juried Exhibition on December 1, 2023. High school students in grades 9-12 are invited to submit entries for the Converse Emerging Young Artists Exhibition via their teachers until February 14, 2024.
The Converse Emerging Young Artists Exhibition provides a venue to recognize exemplary artworks of high school students and to help them begin to prepare for a major in art while still in grades 9-12.
This opportunity also introduces them to the Converse University Department of Art, Design & Letters, and the variety of majors offered to students at Converse.
Submissions will be accepted until February 14, 2024.
Awards: 1st ; 2nd; 3rd place in each medium: Drawing, Painting, Mixed, Printmaking, Ceramics, Sculpture, Fibers, Digital Media, Photography; and Best in Show.
Accepted submissions will be exhibited in Milliken Art Gallery beginning March 11 through March 23, 2024. A reception and award ceremony will be held in the gallery on Saturday, March 23, 2024.
Artwork featured: 2023 Winner for Best of Show – “Daydreaming” by Evie Driggs, 10th grade, The Fine Arts Center; Kelly King, teacher