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The Arts Council of Southeast Missouri is now accepting submissions for the annual Regional Juried Exhibition. The Regional Juried Exhibition is open to all area artists, 18 years and older living within the five state region of Missouri, Illinois, Arkansas, Tennessee, and Kentucky. Entries must be original, not previously exhibited at the Arts Council or in any Arts Council sponsored Juried Exhibit. Interested artists can find the prospectus below.

The Arts Council of Southeast Missouri will also be hosting an opening reception for the annual Regional Juried Exhibition on Friday, December 7 from 5 - 9 pm. The show will be displayed until January 26, 2019 and will feature pieces by regional artists.

The exhibition was developed to provide a forum to demonstrate the diversity of this five-state region and the artists who live here. Artists are encouraged to submit works that interpret any aspect of the Southeast Missouri region as well as its bordering states. Accepted artists represent Missouri, Illinois, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Arkansas.

Exhibition Dates: December 7, 2018 - January 26, 2019

Exhibition Location:
Arts Council of Southeast Missouri
16B N. Spanish Street
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701


Fill out the 2018 Regional Juried Exhibition Application Here
Additional Entries, Apply Here

  Jennifer Higerd grew up in a small town in Northwest
Kansas. She received her BA cum laude in French,
Political Science, and International Studies from Kansas
State University and a Diplôme d’Études Françaises
(Diploma of French Studies) from the Université de
Rennes II in Rennes, France. She earned a BFA in
Graphic Design and an MFA in Ceramics from Fort
Hays State University.
  She has travelled extensively in Western Europe,
particularly in France, and taught in the Ivory Coast in
West Africa. In the U.S., Jennifer has taught a variety of
subjects to high school students, hearing impaired
students, college students, and adult learners.
Her work has been exhibited in regional and national
juried competitions. She is an Art Instructor and Gallery
Coordinator at East Central College in Union, Missouri.

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