The 2019 2020 exhibition highlights Judge's Choice Spotlight on the Arts winners from the statewide MSHSL Visual Art section festivals. The Judge's Choice winners are given the opportunity to display their work, discuss their artistic process, and celebrate their achievement in the Perpich Center for Arts Education.
May 16, 2020 Perpich Center for Arts Education
Drop off/Registration of Artwork:
May 16th, 2020 from 8AM - Noon Once again this year the exhibition will be a one-day show with artwork delivery, set-up, and take-down all on May 16th. The two weekend set-up was not ideal for students and teachers from outside the metro as it required multiple days of travel or artwork being shipped and possibly damaged. All information regarding the winning artwork should have previously been sent to the MSHSL offices by the Sections. Contact Jason Nickleby (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Amanda Johnson (email@example.com) at the MSHSL if that has not already taken place.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Viewing of Show 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Welcome/Panel Discussion-Presentation/Recognition Awards Ceremony 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Takedown of Artwork Be sure to park in designated areas on the Perpich Center Campus We are lucky to have the Perpich Center in our state and they have graciously offered to host the 2020 Exhibition.
Sections Begin: To be determined by Region Committe
Last Day to Hold Section Tournaments: To be determined by Region Committe
Judges for the Section Festivals are selected by the Region and/or Section Committee.
Visual Arts Judges must meet the following minimum qualifications:
A minimum of three years post-degree teaching and/or experience as an artist/educator
Possess a personality which will assure the giving of constructive criticism and encouragement to young artists; and
Possess a vocabulary which will make it possible for her/him to record her/his impressions and suggestions clearly and concisely.
Preference should be given to judges who are registered and certified, and are listed in the MSHSL Judges Directory. Note: At this time having registered judges is not required.
If judges are high school or college educators, it is highly recommended that no more than two judges should be from the same school.
The use of secondary and/or post-secondary art educators as judges is most desirable. They will have an understanding of the educational relevancy of this festival as well as an understanding of the developmental, emotional, and motivational factors that go into making art at the high school level.
Having qualified judges is important to the integrity of the contests. It is getting harder and harder to get out of school to judge contests and Spring is such a busy time that sometimes contests need to be scheduled on weekdays. If it helps, we have a?letter of support?you could give your administration to participate in weekday contests.
Current Rules and Policies are posted accessible from this page. See Rules and Policies link below.
If coaches have any questions regarding rules, selection placement, or other issues they are encouraged to contact the individuals listed.