High School Art Competition

The University of St. Francis Art & Design Department is hosting its annual High School Art Exhibition & Competition! All Illinois high school students are invited to participate; please encourage students to apply.

First Place – $200
Second Place -$100
Third Place – $75
Honorable Mention(s) – $50

Submit your traditional and non-traditional (drawing, painting, sculpture etc.), digital, photography, and video art to the USF High School Art Competition & Exhibition by completing the application via link below and entering your artwork (up to two pieces per student, 15 per teacher) online. You can drop your work off during designated drop off times listed below.

Applications may be submitted now through Monday, Nov. 30, 2017. All artwork must arrive in the gallery no later than Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017.


Application Due: Monday, Nov. 30, 2017
Drop off work: Tuesday, Dec. 5 and Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017
Exhibition Dates: Thursday, Jan. 4 – Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018
Reception & Awards: Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 from noon to 2 p.m.




For more information, contact Jennifer Moore at jmoore@stfrancis.edu.

University of St. Francis Art Gallery
25 East Van Buren Street
Joliet, IL, 60432