46th Annual High School Art Competition
Students grades 9-12 living or attending school in the following counties are eligible to enter.
Adams County, IL
Audrain County, MO
Brown County, IL
Cass County, IL
Clark County, MO
Greene County, IL
Hancock County, IL
Knox County, MO
Lee County, IA
Lewis County, MO
Marion County, MO
McDonough County, IL
Monroe County, MO
Morgan County, IL
Pike County, IL
Pike County, MO
Ralls County, MO
Schuyler County, IL
Scott County, IL
Shelby County, MO
Students may enter up to 3 works for $10. All mediums are eligible. All artwork must be original. No copies of copyrighted imagery are allowed. All two- dimensional artwork should be suitably framed, and ready for exhibition with a secure wire fastened to the back.
All awards will be presented at the discretion of the juror. Criteria for awards include originality and quality of artwork.
$500 Best of Show
$300 2nd Place
$150 3rd Place
$100 Merit Award (2)
$50 Great River Watercolor Society Award (2), *can be combined with other awards
$50 Honorable Mention Award (3)
$25 Quincy Artist Guild Award (3)
Artwork Entry Drop O Dates Saturday, January 11 | 9 am – 4 pm Monday, January 13 | 9 am – 4 pm Tuesday, January 14 | 9 am – 4 pm
A list of accepted artwork will be emailed to all entered artists by Friday, Jan. 17 by 5 pm.
Non – Accepted Artwork Pick Up Dates Saturday, January 18 | 9 am – 4 pm Tuesday, January 21 | 9 am – 4 pm Wednesday, January 22 | 9 am – 4 pm
Accepted Artwork Pick Up Dates Saturday, February 29 | 9 am – 4 pm Monday, March 2 | 9 am – 4 pm Tuesday, March 3 | 9 am – 4 pm
Work on display may not be removed from the exhibition earlier than Saturday, February 29, 2020. All artwork not picked up by 4 pm on Tuesday, March 3 will be disposed of at the discretion of the Art Center.
The sole juror is Emmy Lingscheit, Assistant Professor of Printmaking at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign