Senior Awards Reception

The Senior Scholarship Exhibition’s doors are open to the public. It is a day dedicated to celebrating visual arts education and honoring artistic excellence. The IHSAE has scheduled a variety of art related activities throughout the day for our students, their families and guests of the show. Blick Art Materials will be on site to showcase the latest in art materials and free giveaways. The studio doors of many Bridgeport Art Center artist’s will be open. Stop in and visit with these amazing professional artists. Arrive early and stay late to meet with admissions representatives from local, state and nationally recognized art schools, colleges and universities to discuss potential scholarship offers.

Senior Awards Presentation

The 2017 exhibition and awards presentation will be held at the Bridgeport Art Center on Sunday, February 26, 2017from 12-6pm. The awards ceremony is meant to recognize all the students who were offered a college scholarship and selected for exhibition. The ceremony will begin at 4 pm and student attendance is required for all IHSAE awards to be claimed. Students who are not in attendance, will forfeit their award(s). Artwork that has been chosen to receive an IHSAE award will have an identifying label placed on it, so students will be aware their work has been selected for an award. 

Individual Scholarship Recognition
Students with provisional scholarship offers will be recognized on stage during the awards ceremony. 

IHSAE - Senior Scholarship Exhibition Awards
In addition to the scholarships, the Senior Portfolio Exhibition Awards include special recognition awards that will be monetarily based and are structured as follows: 

  • Visionary Award
  • Best in Show
  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Bronze
  • Honorable Mention

Reminder: All scholarship offers are considered provisional until the student has completed a formal application and been accepted to the offering school.

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