Saturday, April 22, 2023, to Sunday, May 14, 2023

Opening Reception April 22nd, 12 – 5 PM
High School Awards 2:00 pm

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Courtland Blade is an American artist. Born in 1985 in Terre Haute, IN. Blade attended Vincennes University, the University of Indianapolis, and Indiana State University for his undergraduate work where he studied art. He completed his BFA at Indiana State University in 2008. In 2009 Blade moved to Boston Massachusetts to attend the School and Museum of Fine Arts Boston in affiliation with Tufts University on a Full Merit Scholarship, where he completed his MFA in Visual art with a focus on Painting and contemporary practices. He lives and works in Indianapolis IN.


Blade’s work has been exhibited throughout the US and Internationally in Galleries and Museums including The Barrett Art Center (Poughkeepsie NY), Atlanta Artist Center (Atlanta GA), Sheldon Swope Art Museum (Terre Haute IN),  Sioux City Art Center (Sioux City Iowa), Emerald Art Center Gallery (Springfield Oregon), Donnelly Gallery at the School of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Boston MA), Tennessee Art League (Nashville TN), Ceres Gallery (New York NY), Cork Street Gallery (London), 808 Gallery (Boston MA), The Wichita Center for the Arts (Wichita KS), Jan &Gary Gallery, Palm Beach College (Lake Worth FL), Tufts University Art Gallery (Medford MA), Lessandra Gallery & Contemporary Art Projects (Lozents, Sofiya, Bulgaria), Uni. Of Texas, Meadows Gallery (Tyler TX), Gallery 924 (Indianapolis IN), and more. His work is also held in public and private collections.



Elementary and middle school entries are not juried for exhibition or judged for awards. Selections were limited to elementary and middle schools in Vigo County with an art program run by an art teacher. All artworks entered according to the included guidelines will be shown.

56 Annual Student Art Exhibition Elementary School

56 Annual Student Art Exhibition High School 




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