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The Olivet College visual arts program is proud to present the third annual Olivet College Regional High School Student Art Exhibition. High school juniors and seniors from across the state may enter 2D, 3D, ceramics and graphic design artwork to compete for Olivet College talent-based scholarships up to $3,000. Submissions will be accepted from Nov. 20 to Dec. 6 in the College’s Admissions Office. Students must submit work with their name, grade, high school, contact information and medium used to create work. Students may submit up to three works, and there is no cost to enter.

The exhibition’s opening reception and awards ceremony will be held Friday, Dec. 13 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Kresge Foundation Art Gallery inside the Olivet College Riethmiller Blackman Art Building. In addition, the exhibit will be on display, by appointment only, in the gallery from Dec. 13 to 20. To schedule an appointment to view the exhibit, email Instructor of Art Don VanAuken at dvanauken@olivetcollege.edu.

“As an instructor at Olivet College, I am excited to facilitate this outreach into our region and to show the creativity of many students through their artwork,” said Professor VanAuken. “I also want to begin a dialogue with students, educators and parents on how the Arts Department at Olivet College can assist in the artistic and cultural vitality of our region, and to show how the visual arts can be a viable career choice for students.”

Learn more about Olivet College by contacting the Office of Admissions at 800-456-7189 or admissions@olivetcollege.edu. For more information about the Olivet College Regional High School Student Art Exhibition, contact Professor VanAuken at dvanauken@olivetcollege.edu.