More than 300 high school art students are expected to be on the UW–Madison campus Friday, April 12, for the Visual Arts Classic.

This state-wide art competition runs from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., and is being sponsored by the Wisconsin Art Education Association and the UW-Madison Art Department, which is housed within the School of Education.

“This jam-packed, fast-paced event is a one-of-a-kind opportunity in the United States, providing art-focused high school students an opportunity to share their artistic ideas beyond their own communities, experience UW-Madison, and begin to envision themselves as college art and design students,” says Mary Hoefferle, a faculty associate with the Art Department who directs UW–Madison’s undergraduate art education program, and who is helping plan the event on campus.


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