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Northern Illinois Regional Art Exhibition
formerly IHSAE General Exhibition

The Northern Exhibition is one of Illinois’ largest and most influential student art exhibitions. This truly unique show celebrates artistic achievement and provides talented young artists with opportunities to showcase their artwork and compete at a state level.

Student artwork will be judged by category and prizes will be awarded for the top entries in each of the 8 categories: Drawing, Painting, Photography, Design, Mixed Media, Ceramics, Sculpture, and also Time Arts.

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Why should students participate in this show?

  • Artwork is displayed in a professional art gallery in Chicago for many professional artists to see!

  • Opportunities for awards and prizes

  • Connect with College Representatives from wonderful arts programs across the country

  • Test out new arts materials and techniques with vendors and connect with arts and creative companies

  • Network with hundreds of talented student artists from dozens of schools and districts in Illinois

  • Gain recognition through exposure to thousands of guests and patrons of the arts

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