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Bachelor of Fine Arts at UCM

Illustration • Painting • Ceramics • Sculpture • Printmaking

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High School Art Exhibition and Contest Day

Bring your upper level students for a day of live art competition and workshops with our faculty and students at the annual High School Art Contest Day. Enter your students' work in the annual High School Art Exhibition.

Informational Letter to Teachers

Contest Day

The Contest Day will be Friday, April 1, 2016

Questions about Contest Day? Contact Rahila Weed at  or 660-543-4289.




The UCM High School Art Exhibition is a selection of outstanding artwork which will be on display March 15 - March 31, 2016. A reception will be held on Saturday, March 26, 2016, from 1:00 - 3:00 pm. The event is open to all high school students. Students are allowed two pieces of work and can enter any original work that falls into the following classifications:

  • Drawing

  • Painting (oil, acrylic, opaque watercolor)

  • Transparent Watercolor

  • Mixed Media

  • Printmaking (serigraphy, relief, intaglio)

  • Fibers

  • Design/Graphics

  • Photography (minimum size 5” x 7”)

  • Ceramics

  • Sculpture

The call for all art entries begins January 19, 2016 and closes February 19, 2016.




All submissions of high school student artwork must be submitted through


Please be sure to download a copy of the Informational Letter to Teachers.  It outlines the procedures for your school to follow to participate in the art exhibit and contest.


YouTube Applicant Turorial by "You Judge It"

Tips for Photographing Artwork

Notice of accepted artwork will be sent via email no later than Friday, March 4, 2016.

Drop off times for ACCEPTED artwork will be Monday, February 29 - Friday, March 4, from 8:00 – 5:00, and Saturday, March 5 from 12:00 - 4:00.

Work can be dropped off or mailed to:

High School Art Exhibition
Department of Art & Design
Art Center Room 120
Warrensburg, MO 64093

Questions about the Exhibition? Contact Christian Cutler at 660-543-4498.