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High School Arts 2008 at UT

Published: May 09, 2008
The University of Tampa will display the artwork of local high school students May 16-29 in the Scarfone/Hartley Gallery. The public is invited to a reception in the gallery on Friday, May 16, from 7-9 p.m.

High School Arts 2008 features juried student artwork from both public and private high schools throughout Hillsborough County. The University has sponsored the art show since 1982, and each year at least 800 entries are submitted, from which approximately 100 are chosen by the UT fine arts faculty.

The best of show winner is awarded a UT scholarship for $10,000. Five individual students also will receive $100 awards for their outstanding work. The winners will be announced at the opening reception.

Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, and 1-4 p.m. on Saturday. Admission is free. For more information, contact Dorothy Cowden, gallery director, at (813) 253-6217 or .

Scarfone/Hartley Gallery Programs are made possible with the support of the Arts Council of Hillsborough County, the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners and the University of Tampa Friends of the Gallery.