News release from the University of Saint Francis:
USF Presents 40th Annual High School Art Exhibition
(February 4, 2016) â€” The University of Saint Francis School of Creative Arts will hold its 40th Annual High School Exhibition, March 3-April 3. Artwork will be on display in the John P. Weatherhead Gallery in the Mimi and Ian Rolland Visual and Art Communication Center of the USF campus, just off Leesburg Road.
The gallery will open with a reception on Thursday, March 3, at 6 p.m. and an awards ceremony at 7 p.m.
This exhibition features student work from high schools through Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Illinois. Works are first juried by the students’ high school teachers to a selection of ten works by each school, which are then judged by a regional artist at the School of Creative Arts. Cash awards are given to the top artists as selected by the exhibition judge.
Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Sunday, 1-5 p.m. The galleries will be closed March 25-27 in observance of the Easter weekend.
For more information about School of Creative Arts events, visit art.sf.edu.
About the University of Saint Francis
Founded in 1890 as a comprehensive university in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, USF offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs through the School of Health Sciences, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership and School of Creative Arts. In addition to its traditional programs, the university designs focused curricula for working adults in Fort Wayne, Crown Point and online. The university will open a Downtown Fort Wayne Campus in the fall of 2016 that will feature business, entrepreneurship and music technology programs. Currently 2,300 students from a broad geographic region attend USF for its academic excellence.