Potential is a juried exhibition that showcases the work of Washtenaw County high school artists. This exhibition has a 30 year tradition at the Art Center. The purpose of Potential is to display original pieces of high school art work that represent the highest achievements in any art medium. Works that clearly represent achievements in creativity and transcend the usual class projects and assignments
This year's Juror is Hartmut Austen a nationally exhibiting artist and educator. In 2009 he was awarded a prestigious Kresge Art in Detroit Fellowship. Currently, he teaches at College for Creative Studies, Wayne State University, Eastern Michigan University, and is also an Instructor of painting at Interlochen Summer Arts Camp. Juror Hartmut Austen will be leading a student portfolio workshop and giving a short lecture on Saturday, March 24th from 2-3 PM. Parents are encouraged to attend. The Awards ceremony takes place at 3:30PM during the Opening Reception.
More information about the exhibition and location can be found here.
Hartmut Austen is a painter and educator currently based in the Boston area.