FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jan. 20, 2022
CONTACT: Rebecca Cruse, 605-295-4052
Governor Noem announces 2022 student art exhibition
PIERRE, S.D. – Governor Kristi Noem announced 12 students who are being recognized for their artistic talents through the Governor’s Student Art Competition. An exhibition of the artwork is now open to the public in the South Dakota Capitol building.
The Governor’s Student Art Exhibition includes work from the following students:
Harvey Dunn Elementary
Dakota Christian School
Selby Area School
Patrick Henry Middle School
Chamberlain Middle School
Lincoln High School
T.F. Riggs High School
A panel of 10 professional artists served as judges for the competition. The top-three ranked pieces in each age division are included in the exhibition. View the exhibition brochure at https://artscouncil.sd.gov/events/student_art_Main.aspx.
The Governor’s Student Art Exhibition is open for viewing in the first-floor rotunda of the Capitol through September 2022. The Capitol is open to the public on Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., and on weekends and holidays 8 a.m.–6 p.m. For tours of the State Capitol, please call 605-773-3688; for tours of the Governor’s Residence, contact Rick Augusztin at 605-773-3688 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This exciting program for student artists is a collaboration between Governor Noem and the South Dakota Arts Council, a state agency organized under the South Dakota Department of Tourism.
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*images of the student artwork may be downloaded at this Dropbox link.