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Art Now is an annual Santa Clara County arts exhibition and educational program, sponsored by NUMU. Art Now offers an opportunity for high school student artists from Palo Alto to Gilroy to gain real-world experience at creating and presenting artwork in a competitive environment. 

Application to the Art Now exhibition is open to all Santa Clara County high school students, grades 9-12 (public, private, and homeschooled). The application deadline for student submissions is January 26, 2018, and the exhibition opens on March 29, 2018 with an awards ceremony offering professional development scholarships and awards in several categories, including painting, watercolor and drawing, sculpture, and video art. 

Social Matters winners, 2016

Social Matters winners, 2016

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Interested in learning more about the juried exhibition submission process? We spoke with Mindy Dang, who won Second Place in Watercolor & Drawing in the 2016 exhibition, Social Matters.

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November 20  |  Submissions open
January 26  |  Submissions close
February 16  |  Exhibiting Artists Announced
March 2-4  |  Artwork Intake at NUMU
March 29  |  Exhibition Opening Reception

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