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The Superintendent's High School Art Show is an annual event co-hosted by OSPI and the Washington Art Education Association (WAEA). High school students from all nine of the state's educational service districts (ESDs) participate in this artistic celebration each year. The finalists from these regional ESD shows are invited to participate in the Superintendent's High School Art Show.

2019 Art Show

May is Arts Education Month - OSPI Proclamation

Reception and Awards Ceremony
Date: Friday, May 17th
Time: 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Location: Olympia – OSPI Building (directions)

2018 State Winners | Gallery of Regional Winners by ESD Region

Previous Year's Winners
2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008


Washington State Youth Art Month Flag - 2018

Washington State Youth Art Month Flag
Created by Emma McKeighen from Enumclaw High School in the Enumclaw School District.

The Washington Arts Education Association sponsors an annual event that provides an opportunity for students to design a flag representing and in celebration of the arts; dance, media arts, music, theatre, and visual arts. The submission chosen for this year's flag was created by Emma McKeighen from Enumclaw High School in the Enumclaw School District.


The Art Show and Conference Calendar 2018-2019

The OSPI Art Show School Year Calendar is produced every year to showcase the recent winners of the Superintendent’s High School Art Show. Download the 2018-2019 calendar (PDF)
The calendar is designed to be printed on 11x17 paper

Also, the calendar conveniently lists “Dates to Remember” for Arts events hosted by Arts organizations throughout Washington state:

DEAW Dance Educators Association of Washington Conference

    Seattle, WA
    September 29-30, 2018

WAEA Annual Visual Arts Conference

    University of Washington
    Tacoma, WA
    October 5-7, 2018

Thespians Annual Fall Teacher In-Service and College Auditions

    Seattle, WA
    October 12, 2018

NAIME Northwest Division Music Educators Conference
Oregon Convention Center
Portland, OR
February 14-17, 2019

Thespians Annual State Conference

    Central Washington University
    Ellensburg, WA
    March 14-16, 2019

WIAA/WMEA State Solo/Ensemble Contest

    Central Washington University
    Ellensburg, WA
    April 26-27, 2019

Annual Superintendent’s High School Art Show Reception

    Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
    Olympia, WA
    May 17, 2019 (1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)

Art Show Calendar


Get Involved

If you'd like to learn more about the Art Show, please contact Anne Banks.


   Updated 9/12/2018

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