The 21st annual Juried Student Exhibition at the Silvermine Arts Center runs June 11 through July 21.

The student exhibition showcases the artistic achievements of the Silvermine School of Art students of all ages, from youth to adult. The event provides students the opportunity to share their accomplishments with one another and offers the general public a view of the fine art and creative energy that is generated by the student body. One of the most popular shows of the year, the exhibition includes awards in the adult category as well as youth categories for students ages 5 to 10 and 11 to 17. The opening reception and awards ceremony takes place June 11 from 4 to 6 p.m. The awards presentation will be at 5 p.m.

Entry to the juried exhibition is open to all Silvermine School of Art students who have completed an instruction course or art camp since January of 2009. Media submitted ranges from painting, to drawing, ceramics, collages, digital imaging, jewelry, mixed media, photography, printmaking, sculpture and silversmithing.

The juror for this year's special exhibition/competition is Rebecca Moran, digital media. With a MFA visual art from The Art Institute of Boston, MS in art education and a BFA in oil painting, Moran is a professor of digital art and design and fine art at Eastern Connecticut State University and the University of Connecticut, respectively.

In addition to exhibiting her own work, Moran is the owner of Spring Hill Studio, LLC a small progressive design studio located half way between Boston and New York.

The Silvermine School of Art is an award-winning nonprofit organization that fosters, promotes, and encourages artistic and educational endeavors. Courses and workshops are available throughout the year and are designed for full and part-time students of all ages and levels, from beginners to professional artists. In addition to the adult program, the school features courses for juniors and youth, summer art camp and classes for young children and parents to experience art together. Many of the faculty members of the school are Silvermine Guild Artist members and former as well as current students have also been elected to membership in the guild.

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For more information call 203-966-9700, ext. 2, or visit www.silvermineart.org.