Muncie/Delaware County Young Artist 2020 Exhibition

January 20, 2020

Muncie/Delaware County Young Artist 2020 Exhibition

Cornerstone Center for the Arts, in partnership with PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union, has postponed its 4th annual Young Artist Exhibition to First Thursday, March 5th, from 5:30-7:30 pm in Cornerstone’s Colonnade Room.

The exhibition is free, is open to the public and will include artwork from any K-12th grade young artist who resides in or attends a school within Delaware County.

Submissions will be accepted at Cornerstone Center for the Arts’ second floor information desk from Wednesday, February 12 through Friday, February 21. Teachers may submit up to 10 pieces of work or students may submit up to three of their own pieces with assistance from a parent or guardian.

Entries will be placed into six categories:

Kindergarten- 2nd grade

3rd-5th grades

6th-8th grades, 2D & 3D

9-12th grades, 2D & 3D

Prize packages, including cash awards and a scholarship from the Artists’ Guild, will be awarded.  There will be first, second, third places, and honorable mentions in each category and a panel of community judges will select winning artwork prior to the public reception. 

Winning artwork will be on display at Cornerstone Center for the Arts during the month of April. The opening reception for the winners’ showcase will be held on Thursday, April 2 in which all winners are invited to attend and share their work with the public.

Additionally, winning artwork may be displayed at PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union’s three locations. 

The exhibition has showcased hundreds of student artists’ 2D and 3D artwork over the course of the past 4 years. Sarah Shaffer, Artist and Cornerstone’s Education Coordinator has worked since the event’s inception to build support for and sustain the annual exhibition.

Shaffer reflects, "I remember the first time my artwork was showcased and recognized. That moment in 1st grade, shaped who I have become as an artist and I am forever grateful to those that took the time to invest in me. This event now allows me to invest in the next generation of artists and the importance of showcasing them cannot be understated. The arts are vital to our community and in supporting young artists, we are helping to shape their futures. The dedication and generosity of PrimeTrust to the arts and our community’s kids, has created a flourishing environment to showcase the talents and hard work of these young artists and arts educators in our community. 

Jeff Sikora, President/CEO of PrimeTrust says of their Young Artist Exhibition partnership: “We see a growing need to invest in and celebrate our community’s young artists and PrimeTrust is delighted to collaborate with Cornerstone to recognize so many talented young people in our community.” 

More information about the Young Artist Exhibition, including submission forms, guidelines, and rules is available online at muncieyoungartist.com/ or for questions, please contactSarah Shaffer, sshaffer@cornerstonearts.org 765-281-9503, ext. 123

 





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