4th Floor Gallery & 3rd Floor Gallery
Awards ceremony: Sunday, March 13th from 12pm-5pm
The IHSAE Ceremony, Sunday, March 13th, 2022 — The best student artists from 100 Illinois high schools will come together to celebrate the power of art in their lives and showcase their work at the 9th Annual Illinois High School Art Exhibition (IHSAE). They’ll vie for top recognition awards and college scholarships. This event and exhibition will kick off with various college/university presentations, artist workshops, and more at noon. The event will open to the public at noon for gallery viewing, Art Throwdown, College Recruitment Fair and Vendor Expo. The Awards Ceremony will begin at 4pm to recognize all the winning student artists for their amazing artistic accomplishments.
Some 4,000 students, teachers, parents, college representatives, school district administrators, and guests are expected to attend the state’s largest high school student art show, which is widely considered the gold standard among high school student art exhibitions nationwide. The IHSAE features several unique programs for high school art students and K- 12 Art Educators throughout the year.
The Senior Scholarship Exhibition will exhibit some 350 senior artworks and recognize scholarship offers totaling over $60 million dollars. IHSAE has partnered with more than 40 art schools, colleges, and universities from across the nation, most of which will be on hand to meet with students and parents during the College Recruitment Fair. The Early College Program Exhibition will showcase approximately 100 underclassmen awarded life-changing scholarships to summer college experiences. All the Winners will be recognized at the Main Ceremony Event.