40th Annual High School Student Art Competition
March 28 - May 11, 2014

Accepted Artwork Pick Up Dates:
Sun. May 11th, 4 - 6 pm
Mon. - Wed. May 12 - 14, 9 am - 4 pm

Reception: The reception will be on Friday, March 28, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. with the Awards Presentation at 7:00 p.m. Linda Lucke, jewelry artist, will be featured in the Boge library and have her artwork for sale.

There will be $1,000 in awards given this year.The awards will be in cash and gift certificates distributed as Best of Show, 2nd Place, 3rd Place, Merit Awards, Honorable Mention Awards and several sponsored awards. All awards will be presented at the discretion of the judge.  Criteria for awards include originality and quality of artwork.   Award winners will also be invited to co-curate 
the following summer’s Permanent Collection Exhibition at the Quincy Art Center.

Students may enter up to 3 works for $5. All artwork must be original.  No copies of copyrighted imagery are allowed.  It is imperative that all two dimensional artwork be suitably framed, and ready for exhibition with a secure wire fastened to the back. String/yarn will not be accepted. Sawtooth or plate hangers are okay but not preferred. White matting is preferred. Three-dimensional and two-dimensional artwork cannot be 
over 6 feet in any one direction.
Ann Marie Hayes-Hawkinson
Art Gallery Director, University Art Gallery,
Western Illinois University; Macomb, IL

*Although the utmost care will be taken in the handling of works, the Quincy Art Center assumes no responsibility for loss or damage to any work. The Quincy Art center shall have the right to photograph any work for publicity purposes.

39th Annual High School Student Art CompetitionBest of Show 2013
Carley Folluo
Hamilton High School, 12th Grade
Singing Strings of the Yoruba
cut paper