Memphis International Airport’s 15th Annual Arts in the Airport Virtual Recognition Ceremony

Student Competition: Memphis, Its Music, Sights and Sounds

cityCURRENT teamed up with Memphis International Airport to produce and host a Virtual Recognition Ceremony for their 15th Annual High School Visual Arts & Photography Competition/Exhibition. This video above features the student artwork, interviews with the students, art teachers, judges, and more. Be inspired by the artists and artwork that you’ll see on display at MEM!

About the contest:
In 2008, Memphis International Airport launched an annual local visual art contest. Each year the top 45 works of art are selected and put on display in the airport. Students are challenged to capture what they love about the city.

Each year a panel of judges evaluates the new works for theme, concept, composition, and craftsmanship.

Memphis International Airport receives more than 300 entries, from which 45 are selected to become paintings for the airport’s exhibition along the walkway connectors.

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