Art Show

The 47th Annual 
Regional High School Visual Art Show, 2020

2020 List of Winners! and Gallery of winning art

Listen to a special message from Superintendent Reykdal (click here)

Contact Mary Kempel at 509-456-2715 or to discuss the pick up of artwork beginning Monday, March 23. 

2020 State High School Visual Art Show NEW DATE

Virtual Reception May 28, 2020 at 3:00 pm. Details to come.

The artwork will be judged virtually and the winning artists will be notified by OSPI. NEWESD will store the first place art pieces until the conclusion of the state judging and then contact the students to return the work.

The Annual Superintendent’s High School Visual Art Show begins in the nine educational service district (ESD) regions around the state. Currently enrolled public high school students submit their artwork to their art teacher who then submits the student’s artwork that meets OSPI, ESD, and district guidelines and
policies, to the ESD regional art show.

Mary Kempel
(509) 456-2715

OSPI Art Education site
EDS Art Registration login

High School Visual Art Show
- Instructions and Guidelines
- Online Registration User Guide

Sign up for the OSPI Arts News publication

Additional Shows/Competitions

Washington State High School Photography Competition
Contact: Kelly Atkinson

Scholarship/Grant Opportunities

Art & Soul Foundation Scholarships
Contact: Ken Spiering

Creative Start grant: WSAC
Contact: Alexis Sarah

The 45th Annual 
Regional High School Art Show, 2018

In March 2018, NEWESD 101 hosted 153 individual entries from 13 area high schools for the 45th Annual Regional High School Art Show. Eleven of those pieces went onto the state competition; one selected as a judge's choice award, and a second selected as the Washington State School Directors Association (WSSDA) award. Two of the regional winners will be added to the permanent display at NEWESD 101.

2018 Regional High School Art Show
Presentation of award winners (click here)