USF Presents 41st Annual High School Art Exhibition

February 13, 2017

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — The University of Saint Francis School of Creative Arts will hold its 41st Annual High School Exhibition March 2-19, 2017. Artwork will be on display in the John P. Weatherhead gallery in the Mimi and Ian Rolland Visual and Art Communication Center of the USF campus, just off Leesburg Road.

The gallery will open with a reception on Thursday, March 2, at 6 p.m. and an awards ceremony at 7 p.m.

This exhibition features student work from high schools throughout Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Illinois. Works are first juried by the students’ high school teachers to a selection of ten works by each school, which are then judged by a regional artist at the School of Creative Arts. Cash awards are given to the top artists as selected by the exhibition judge. Special thanks to award sponsors: United Art and Education, Papier’s Creative Framing, Crestwoods Frame Shop and Gallery, and Northside Galleries and Custom Framing.

Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, 1-5 p.m.

The University of Saint Francis is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). For more information about exhibits and events, visit

Founded in 1890 in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, the University of Saint Francis offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs through the School of Health Sciences, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership and School of Creative Arts. In addition to its traditional programs, USF designs focused curricula for working adults in Fort Wayne, Crown Point and online. In 2016, the University of Saint Francis expanded its presence to downtown Fort Wayne. USF Downtown houses the university’s business and music technology programs while offering enhanced internship and networking opportunities for students. The University of Saint Francis offers a robust campus experience including 16 athletic programs boasting two individual and three team NAIA national championships, and is recognized as an NAIA Five-Star Champion of Character institution. Approximately 2,200 students from a broad geographic region attend USF.