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54th Young Arkansas Artists Exhibition

May 1, 2015 – July 26, 2015

Organized by the Arkansas Arts Center

Now in its sixth decade, this annual children's art exhibition showcases artwork by students in kindergarten through 12th grade from across the state. 455 entries from 111 schools and programs across Arkansas were recieved. 106 works in a huge variety of media were juried by the Arkansas Art Educators. Award juror Katherine Strauss selected a Best of Class and Honorable Mentions for each grade among other awards. Monetary awards are provided to each winner's school. Each year, selections from the exhibition travel to schools and other venues throughout the state as part of the Arkansas Arts Center's State Services program.

The 54th Young Arkansas Artists Awards Ceremony and Family Festival will be held from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. on May 2, 2015. Families will have the opportunity to engage with the 30 Americans exhibition through hands-on exploration through activities that focus on celebrating the artistic process of Jean Michel Basquiat, Iona Rozeal Brown, and Wangechi Mutu. The Awards Ceremony starts at 1:00 p.m.

Family Festival + 54th Young Arkansas Artists Awards Ceremony


Sponsored by

Barbara and Steve Bova


Sandra and Bob Connor



Dale and Lee Ronnel


Awards Sponsored by

Arkansas Children's Hospital
Fine Arts Club of Arkansas
Mid-Southern Watercolorists

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