Story last updated at 6/1/2016 - 5:53 pm
JUNEAU — Sealaska Heritage Institute eighth, biennial Juried Art Show opening next week will feature a new Juried Art Youth Exhibit.
The Juried Youth Art Exhibit will showcase 35 pieces and include 34 objects made by 28 individual young artists and one artwork that was made by 61 6th grade students from Dzantik’i Heeni Middle School.
SHI will award $350 for first place and $200 for second place for competitors in middle school. The institute will award $500 for first place, $350 for second place and $200 for third place for competitors in high school.
All youth chosen to exhibit will receive a specially-made Juried Art Show t-shirt and winners also will receive a certificate.
The competition was open to all youth in grades 6-12. The youth exhibit will open on June 3 at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center and run through June 30.