2023 Tri-County high school exhibition

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February 3, 2023 View Recurrence Dates
Noon to 5 p.m.
Art Building Art Department Gallery
5400 Gullen Mall
Detroit, MI 48202
Event category: Show/Exhibition

The James Pearson Duffy Department of Art & Art History is pleased to present its annual Tri-County High School Exhibition, January 27 through February 3, 2023.  An opening reception with an awards presentation will be held on Friday, January 27 from 6-8PM.  Members of the Department of Art and Art History will be on hand to celebrate students’ creative achievements.

This exhibition features approximately 80 selected artworks created by high school students from Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne counties.  At the opening reception, six awards will be given to students for their outstanding artworks in the exhibition.  The awards include First Place, Second Place, Third Place, three Honorable Mentions, and a Teacher Award.  This year’s guest juror is Evan Pavka, Assistant Professor of Interior Design, Art and Art History, WSU.

Artworks by students from the following high schools are included in this year’s exhibition: Bloomfield Hills High School, Cass Technical High School, Chandler Park Academy High School, Detroit Country Day School, International Academy East, International Academy West, John Glenn High School, Lake Orion High School, Mercy High School, North Farmington High School, Novi High School, Oakland Christian School, Plymouth Christian Academy, Rochester High School, Salem High School, and Sterling Heights High School.

The James Pearson Duffy Department of Art and Art History is a division of Wayne State’s College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts, educating the next generation of visual artists, designers and art historians. Wayne State Un­iversity, located in the heart of Detroit’s midtown cultural center, is a premier urban research university offering more than 350 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to more than 28,000 students.

February 2023