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2021 Massachusetts Amazing Emerging Artists Recognitions Exhibit Information

Due to the uncertainty brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, the MAEA Recognitions Exhibit for 2021 will be a virtual exhibit, posted on the MAEA website.  We see this as a real-life opportunity for students to express what is important to them in a visually powerful way.  Presenting the exhibit online opens up the possibility of reaching a larger audience on a digital platform.

1. Eligibility for submission: Artwork created between September 1, 2019 through January 15, 2021, that has not previously been submitted to MAEA Recognitions.
2. Artwork accompanied by an artist statement, submitted digitally via
Art Call; Deadline: January 15, 2021.
3. Jurying process January 15-30, 2021.
4. Online exhibit posted to MAEA website by March 1, 2021.

High school art educators please complete this 1-minute survey that was sent out on September 24. The MAEA Recognitions Committee thanks you in advance for your response.

More about the exhibit: Piloted in 2018, the Massachusetts Amazing Emerging Artist Recognition Exhibit is a juried show for students of Massachusetts Art Education Association (MAEA) members in grades 9-12.  This exhibition has been very successful with participation growing annually.  Student entries are submitted digitally and judged by a panel of art educators. Selected works were exhibited at the State Transportation Building in Boston.

Diana Adams Woodruff
MAEA Recognitions Committee Chair

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