Tri-County High School Exhibition

The Tri-County High School Art Exhibition is an exhibition displaying artwork from some of the most talented young people of Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties in Michigan.  The 2021 Tri-County High School Art Exhibition marks the 10th year for this event hosted by the James Pearson Duffy Department of Art and Art History at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.
2021 Tri-County High School Exhibition

The James Pearson Duffy Department of Art & Art History is pleased to present its annual Tri-County High School Exhibition, March 11 through April 9, 2021. This year's exhibition will be held virtually at Wayne State Galleries.

An opening reception, with an awards presentation, will be held on Thursday, March 11 from 6-7:30PM on Zoom. Members of the Department of Art and Art History will be on hand to celebrate students and their creative achievements. Below you will find the exhibition press release and the list of students/artworks accepted into the show.

Opening Reception/Awards Presentation:
Thursday, March 11, 6-7:30pm

Opening Reception Zoom Registration Link

This exhibition features approximately 80 selected artworks created by high school students from Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne counties. At the opening reception, awards will be given to students for their outstanding artworks in the exhibition. The awards include First Place, Second Place, Third Place, Teacher Award, and three Honorable Mentions.

Artworks by students from the following high schools are included in this year's exhibition: Bloomfield Hills High School, Cass Technical High School, Dakota High School, Detroit Country Day High School, Fraser High School, Grosse Ile High School, International Academy East, International Academy of Macomb, Lake Orion High School, Mumford High School, Novi High School, Oakland Christian High School, Plymouth Christian Academy, Richmond High School, Rochester High School, Sterling Heights High School, Utica High School, Walled Lake Northern High School, and West Bloomfield High School.

2021 Tri-County High School Exhibition Press Release

List of Selected Students/ArtWorks

Congratulations to those students selected for the 2021 Tri-County High School exhibition!


image: Fishbowl Boy
alcohol marker and ink pen, 9in x 11in, 2020
Katelyn Welchko, West Bloomfield High School
To update art instructor/principal/high school information, please contact Avanti Herczeg, at

For more information, please contact Laura Makar, Gallery Preparator, at


The Art Department Gallery hosts annual undergraduate exhibitions, graduate student exhibitions, faculty exhibitions and sabbatical exhibitions. Additionally, the gallery lends itself to provide exhibition space to community organizations with the approval of an exhibitions committee. Visit the WSU Art Department Gallery HERE.