Awards Ceremony and Reception – May 3, 2017
Submissions accepted Feb 20- Mar 19
Click here for Portfolio Submissions – Open to juniors and seniors, must include four pieces.
Click here for Teacher Submissions – Open to art teachers from participating schools. Each teacher may submit two pieces.
For more than 25 years, the Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild has been a champion for youth, art and education in Pittsburgh. Historically, MCG has hosted an annual juried arts exhibition where talented students from Pittsburgh Public Schools competed for accolades and awards exceeding $100,000.
The sixth annual MCG Invitational continues this tradition of serving Pittsburgh area high-school students. By providing this opportunity, the MCG Invitational will highlight talent, reward achievement, and encourage hope among those who might otherwise be overlooked.
The MCG Invitational seeks to recognize excellence and extol achievement demonstrated by youth in urban and economically disadvantaged communities. By heralding these values, this exhibition will reward meritorious students with cash awards, prizes and post-secondary education scholarships.