St. Joseph, Michigan - The Elementary Art Exhibition and Middle & High Community Student Art Exhibitions are back! These exhibitions provide important opportunities for school children from Berrien, Cass, and Van Buren Counties to exhibit their artwork at The Box Factory for the Arts from March 5 - April 24, 2022. The community is invited to celebrate the creativity of the region’s young artists by attending these exhibitions and their supporting receptions. The 2022 Community Student Art Exhibitions are proudly presented by Krasl Art Center (KAC) in partnership with the Berrien Regional Education Services Agency (RESA) and the Box Factory for the Arts. All works will also be featured in the curated online gallery beginning March 5.
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL | SATURDAY, MARCH 5 – SUNDAY, MARCH 26, 2022
Virtual Award Ceremony available March 12
MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL | SATURDAY, APRIL 9 – SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 2022
Virtual Award Ceremony available April 16
BOX FACTORY FOR THE ARTS OPEN HOURS | THURSDAYS – SUNDAYS, 12 – 4 PM
Each year, Berrien RESA, The Box Factory for the Arts, and KAC work together to present these two amazing student art shows. These exhibitions allow local students to display their artwork in a professional venue and have it viewed by hundreds of community members and visitors. For more information on these exhibitions, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Multiple juried awards are presented during these exhibitions:
The Elementary Exhibition features awards in the following categories: 2D & 3D (1st and 2nd Place), a Collaborative Award (pizza party to the winning class), and the Jan Stevens Family Memory Award ($75 cash award in 2D, 3D, & Video).
The Middle & School Exhibition features awards in 1st , 2nd , & 3rd Place in 2D, 3D, & Video. Sponsor awards include the Sarah E. Cayo Award ($500 cash award), the Box Factory for the Arts Emerging Artist Award ($500 cash award), and the Berrien RESA Scholarship Awards ($50 art scholarships for 1 student per school).
All 2D Award-winning artworks in both exhibitions are professionally framed courtesy of Papachi International Custom Framing.
New this year! All participating educators are invited to exhibit their artwork with their students in the first Community Teacher Art Exhibition that will happen alongside the Community Student Art Exhibitions.
The 2022 Community Art Exhibition is sponsored by Stonegate Plastic Surgery of Lakeland, South Shore Women’s Health Care, and Paul & Dorothy Cayo in Memory of their Daughter Sarah. Additional exhibition support from Barrett & Driscoll Pediatrics. Framing provided by Papachi International Custom Framing. Program support provided in part by Michigan Council for the Arts & Cultural Affairs, National Endowment for the Arts, and Frederick S. Upton Foundation.