Macomb County All-Students Show:  Win Cash Prizes & Awards!

Macomb County All-Students Show: Win Cash Prizes & Awards!

Students from across Macomb County are invited to participate in the Anton Art Center’s upcoming All-Students Show, opening April 5, 2009.  The exhibition will be open through May 3, 2009.  The Macomb All-Students Show is generously sponsored by Macomb Community College.

The exhibition will take place in two parts.  Students in grades 7 through 12 are eligible to submit work for jurying, either individually or as a portfolio.  Works may include 2D media such as photography, pencil and watercolor, as well as 3D pieces in a variety of material.  Art instructors from Macomb Community College will select one work to receive the “Best of Show” award, a $500 cash prize sponsored by Ken Hoover.  The senior with the best portfolio will receive a $500 college scholarship sponsored by the Anton Art Center.

Teachers submitting work by students in grades 7 through 12 must pay a $50 entrance fee per school.  A school’s application and artwork must be submitted by an art teacher affiliated with the school.  Teachers of students in grades K through 6 may submit up to one 2D piece per grade per school, with no entrance fee.  All primary student work submitted by the deadline will be displayed.

Public, private, parochial and charter schools are all welcome.  For further details and an application packet, call the Anton Art Center at 586-469-8666.

Honorable Mention ribbons will be awarded to outstanding work at each grade level, and each student who participates will receive a Certificate of recognition.

Awards and ribbons for students in grades 7 through 12 will be presented at the Opening Reception, Sunday, April 5, 1-3 pm.  The Opening Reception will be hosted by the Clinton Township Optimists Club. 

Ribbons for students in grades K through 6 will be presented at the Closing Reception, Sunday, May 3, 1-3 pm.  The Closing Reception will be hosted by Mount Clemens alumni of Michigan State University.

For more information, call the center at 586-469-8666 or visit www.theartcenter.org.  The Anton Art Center is open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm; Friday, 10 am to 6 pm; and Sunday, 12 noon to 4 pm.  The center is closed on Mondays.