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Nemeth calls for youth art

Submission deadline is April 30, and a scholarship to a pre-college summer session at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design is up for grabs.

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The Nemeth Art Center and the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) are jointly hosting a youth art show from May 5 to July 2 in the Nemeth galleries.

Students grades 9-12 around the region are encouraged to submit their artworks for the juried show, and to attend student workshops on May 7 with MCAD representatives Christopher Alday and Edson Rosas.

The Nemeth is accepting submissions via www.nemethartcenter.org until April 30. Artwork drop-off days at the gallery will be from 3 to 7 p.m. May 2-3. A public reception and award ceremony is scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. May 7.

Alday and Rosas will select a first place winner from the show’s participants. The winner will receive a scholarship to MCAD’s pre-college summer session in 2023, where participants spend nearly a month on campus, immersed in their preferred artistic medium and getting a sense of what art school at the university level is like.

The scholarship covers room and board, instruction and materials, valued at $3,300. Due to the timeline, freshmen through juniors are eligible for this prize, though seniors are encouraged to participate in the art show and workshops nonetheless.

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For more information, visit www.nemethartcenter.org and www.mcad.edu/academics/continuing-education/pre-college/summer-session, or contact Tessa Beck at director@nemethartcenter.org.

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