University of Wisconsin-Superior will be hosting its 11th Annual
American Indian Art Scholarship Exhibit during the month of
April 2010. This is a collaborative show that includes
artwork from professional American Indian artists and high school
student artists. If you have a student in your art class or have
a child who is very artistic have them start creating a piece
for this show. If they have a piece already done they can submit
that as well. However, students who have been in the show before
cannot show the same piece twice. The student who places 1st place
wins a $1,000.00 scholarship to be used at UW-Superior and recognition
for placing first.
School Submission Registration Forms: February 12
Off Dates of Exhibit Ready Artwork: March 22, 23, 24 (9 AM
4 PM) and 25th (9 AM 6 PM)
Items can be mailed at owners expense and artists are liable
for damages that can occur with mailing.
Show: April 7 28, 2010
Show Workshop with Featured Artist: April 28 at 3 PM
Artists Reception (where all students will be recognized): April
28 at 6 PM
School Student Specifics of the Show:
be affiliated with a Native American/First Nation tribe.
be a 9 12th student attending a high school or in home
school educational setting
ONLY juniors and seniors are eligible for the first place
Freshman and Sophomores can submit their works and be eligible
for BEST IN SHOW (chosen by Featured Artist) and POPULAR
VOTE (chosen by the public). Juniors and Seniors are also
in the running for these two placements. Only recognition
will be given for these placements no scholarships.
teachers please jury and screen all of your students artwork
to make sure they are exhibit ready.
can submit up to 2 art pieces which include 2D and 3D
artwork. Work previously shown will not be accepted.
media will be accepted, which includes: Video, Animation,
art is acceptable for submission on the grounds that it is printed
and exhibit ready.
teachers, please encourage your students to submit quality
register your students for the art exhibit, please complete
the attached Student Registration and High
School Registration forms, and please fax all completed
forms to 715-394-8054. To exhibit, each student must complete
the entire form.
We would also like to mention this years featured artist,
Jonathan Thunder, an enrolled member of the Red Lake Nation.
He is a Painter and Digital Media artist who currently resides in
Minneapolis, Minnesota. Jonathan will be selecting the 2010 American
Indian Art Scholarship Exhibit piece for Best in Show.
To view his work and his extended biography you can visit his website
In the April 2009 art show, we had 17 professional artists and 43
high school students represented in the show.
If you have any questions regarding this exhibit, please feel free
to contact Chelsey Miller at email@example.com
or you can contact me at 715-394-8415 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Multicultural Student Support Services
Office of Multicultural Affairs
University of Wisconsin-Superior