of show next month: that of local high school students
from Callaway, Boone and Cole counties.
artists to submit their work for
the Tri-County High School Art Show
May 6 through June 3. Deadline for
submissions is April 27.
reception honoring all artists and educators. It is free and open to the
public. Awards will be
presented at approximately 1:30 p.m.
by Yolanda Ciolli, a Mid-Missouri native that has been
working in all aspects
of the art industry for 40 years. She lives in Columbia,
Mo., where she teaches pottery, film photography and darkroom classes and runs
a book publishing company.
organizations relating to the arts within the surrounding area including the
Cultural Affairs Commission, the Committee on
Public Art, and the Columbia Art League.
attention to detail and spontaneity,” Ciolli said. “Someone who is going to
have a great future as an artist is
going to have those qualities.”
involved because one of
the most exciting things that has
happened in the Art
League is that we’re
trying to get more up-and-coming
artists involved from the high schools and some of their work is
just so inspired and fresh, and this will be a great
opportunity for me to be exposed to that.”
teachers may select up to three pieces of work per student for submission.
Submissions and a $10 per student entry fee should be sent
by the April 27 deadline to Jen Sain, William Woods University, One University Ave.,
Fulton, MO 65251.
rewarding, real-world experience for preparing and exhibiting their artwork,
and a taste of what it takes to become a practicing artist,” Jennifer Sain,
coordinator of the Mildred M. Cox
Gallery, said. “I want young artists to take part in the whole
gallery experience, from the selection process to the opening reception and
or (573) 592-4245.