Secondary Art Show
Murray City holds an annual exhibition of art created by secondary education art students either residing or attending schools within Murray City boundaries. This competition is generally held in April or May and is open to students grades 7-12. Divisions include junior high grades 7-9 and high school grades 10-12 in the categories of graphics, painting, photography, and ceramics.
Artwork must have been completed in the last two years and is not eligible if it has won an award in a previous Murray City exhibit. Junior high winners receive place ribbons, and high school 1st place winners receive cash prizes.
2019 Secondary Art Show : May 7-9
Entries Due: Monday, May 6th to participating teachers by 9 am OR to the Murray Parks and Recreation Office no later than 5 pm.
*May enter up to two original entries in two-dimensional art and up to two in three-dimensional art (completed in the last two years).
*Entries are preferably matted and hook attached for hanging (no Velcro, paperclips work fine).
*Formally framed entries must have an attached wire (not a hook) for hanging.
*Please attach a label (provided) on the bottom right side of artwork or the bottom/inside of ceramics.
Awards: $25 cash award for an overall 1st place in the junior high division. $50 cash award for each 1st place category in the high school division.
*Categories may be divided or combined for judging purposes depending on number and quality of entries in various mediums.
Categories: Pastels/Charcoal, Pen, Photography, Oil/Acrylic, Watercolor, Wood/Metal, Mixed Medium (includes collage), Pencil, Original Photography, Digitally Enhanced Photography, Computer Art, Sculpture, and Tile Glazing.
2018 Secondary Art Show
The 2018 exhibit was held May 8-10 at the entrance to Dillard's in Fashion Place Mall. Thank you to the students who entered their talented art work, to the teachers who helped encourage their students, to the judges, and the volunteers who helped make this Art Show a success!
We had 175 students participating from 4 different schools (Riverview Junior High, Hillcrest Junior High, Murray High, and Cottonwood High), with a total of 241 entries!