Arts Education

2021 Regional High School Visual Art Show
is going virtual!

Wednesday, January 13 - Friday, January 29
Summit artwork to NEWESD electronically.

Monday, February 15 - Friday, April 30
Art Show will be available for viewing on the NEWESD website.

Monday, February 15 – Friday, February 19

February date to be announced
2021 Regional High School Art Show Ceremony (This will be a pre-recorded event announcing the winners)

Thursday, May 20
2021 Virtual State High School 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)

2020 State High School Visual Art Show
OSPI hosted the first virtual high school visual art show.
View the entire show!


Highlights from the show include the following awards:

Niko Looper, Central Valley High School, Central Valley School District

Washington Education Association (WEA) Award (shown at left)

Annalee Smith, Mt. Spokane High School, Mead School District
OSPI Honorable Mention for her video clip submission

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

Washington State Arts Commission
Grants and professional development opportunities.

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