The Spring Arts Festival is scheduled for March 19, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Visual Arts Building, Kennesaw campus. 

The Spring Arts Festival at Kennesaw State University is an annual community event offering the chance for art lovers of all ages to partake in visual and performing arts activities. This popular arts festival event near metro Atlanta is FREE to attend and open to the public. 

Please mark your calendars! The Spring Arts Festival is scheduled for Saturday, March 19, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Celebrate spring and the visual arts with us at the Spring Arts Festival! This annual Festival features demonstrations and hands-on workshops in many two- and three-dimensional media. A pin-up show invites local artists and students to compete in four categories: elementary, middle, high school, and community. Experience all that the visual arts has to offer at our free, family-friendly Festival.

    During the KSU Spring Arts Festival, guests may enjoy:

    • Raku Firing
    • Iron Pour
    • Printmaking
    • Inclusive Art
    • Portrait Drawing
    • Apparel Design
    • Photo Collage
    • Painting
  • We encourage public and private teachers and schools of the surrounding community to participate in our Pin-up Show as groups. 

    Delivering Artwork?

    Teachers who have organized student artwork to be presented for the Pin-Up show and Junkyard Art Wars may deliver artworks and a list of what is delivered to VA224:
    Mon. / Wed. 6:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.
    Tue. / Thu. 9:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.
    Fri. 4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

    Please check to see that all artwork is labeled with

    • student artist’s name
    • teacher’s name
    • schools name
    • grade level

    The Pin-up Show entries should be accompanied with a list of the artworks and the names of the students.

    Please help us spread the word on your social media and tag: 

    • @ksuschoolofartanddesign on Instagram posts
    • ksuschoolofart1 for Twitter posts
    • KennesawStateSchoolOfArtandDesign on Facebook posts
  • Media: please contact Kathie Beckett, kbeckett@kennesaw.edu for interview inquiries and high resolution images.

Pin-Up Show

Joy Withowski, Best of Show Award Winner of the 2019 Spring Arts Festival Pin-up Show
Joy Withowski, Best of Show Award Winner of the 2019 Spring Arts Festival Pin-up Show

Enter the Pin-Up Show

Any media is allowed as long as the work can be mounted to a bulletin board/wall with no more than four push pins (provided at the Festival). 

Enter between 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Judging between 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Awards 3:30 p.m. (in Visual Arts Patio)

Teachers can deliver 10 works per school.
A list containing the names and titles of all of the artworks from each school should be included.

Email springartsfestival@kennesaw.edu to schedule delivery of school submissions (teachers or school representatives only).

Previous Pin-Up Show Winners

    • Avery Delvar, 1st Place Elementary School Award Winner of the 2019 Spring Arts Festival Pin-up Show

      1st Place

      Avery Delvar

      • Michael Johnson, 2nd Place Elementary School winner of the 2019 Pin-up Show of the Spring Arts Festival

        2nd Place

        Michael Johnson

        • Kimora Riner, 3rd Place Elementary School Award Winner of the 2019 Spring Arts Festival Pin-up Show

          3rd Place

          Kimora Riner

          • Garrett Middle School, 1st Place Middle School Winner of the 2019 Pin-up Show of the Spring Arts Festival

            1st Place

            Garrett Middle School (collaborative work) 

            • Sydney Gunter, 2nd Place Middle School Award Winner of the 2019 Spring Arts Festival Pin-up Show

              2nd Place

              Sydney Gunter

              • Maggie Cooney, 3rd Place Middle School winner of the 2019 Spring Arts Festival Pin-up Show

                3rd Place

                Maggie Cooney

                • Dianela Dock, 1st Place High School Award Winner of the 2019 Spring Arts Festival Pin-up Show

                  1st Place

                  Diana Dock

                  • Sophia Maier, 2nd Place High School Award Winner of the 2019 Spring Arts Festival Pin-up Show

                    2nd Place

                    Sophia Maier

                    • Rachel Martinez, 3rd Place high school winner of the 2019 Pin-up Show of the Spring Arts Festival

                      3rd Place

                      Rachel Martinez

                      • Laura Laquaglia, 1st Place Community winner of the 2019 Pin-up Show of the Spring Arts Festival

                        1st Place

                        Laura LaQuaglia  

                        • Taylor Chartrand, 2nd Place Community winner of the 2019 Pin-up Show of the Spring Arts Festival

                          2nd Place

                          Taylor Chartrand

                          • 3rd Place

                            Bryan Charles Kennelly

                          • Johnathan L. Nelson

                           

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