High School Visual Arts Contest

High School Visual Arts Contest


Students in grades 9-12 are invited to enter original art in our annual High School Visual Arts Contest. This is a juried art show with cash awards, 3 scholarships for classes at the Minneapolis College of Art & Design, and other prizes.  All submissions must be completed online. Submission does not guarantee acceptance. 

Information about the 2020 contest will be released in fall 2019.

The 2019 High School Visual Arts Contest was supported in part by Vadnais Heights Area Community Foundation

Congratulations to the 2019 Award Winners!

Best in Show
Lindsey Reyes – Blue Lily

Director’s Award
Michael Finch – Mountain of Love: Mountain of Hate


Awards of Excellence

Anika Dahl – Murray

Madeline Koltun – Pause


Awards of Merit

Michael Finch – Journey Through the Clouds

Isabella Johnson – Fractured Harmony On-Point

Kayla Schroeder – City


Honorable Mentions

Emily Hoffman – Flower Stacked Bowls

Vidhya Mallikarjunan – Self Portrait: Cloudy Thoughts – Unfocused

Noah Wilkins – Smile

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