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Student Art Shows

The Desert Art Center of the Coachella Valley, Inc. in partnership with the Palm Springs Unified School District has presents annual juried student art shows. Students from Cathedral City, Desert Hot Springs, and Palm Springs High Schools submit their finest artwork.

The shows take place at the Desert Art Center’s small gallery.  First, second, third and honorable mention awards were presented at the opening and the public was invited to view the students’ work during the following week and to encourage these young artists.  Best of Show is awarded based on public input.

This year's was another successful High School Student Art Show
with wonderful examples of talented student art.
See the list of submissions and award winners here.


Since 1965, the Desert Art Center has given over 150 scholarships from $500 to $1,200 to students from the Palm Springs Unified School District. This year we extended our scholarship program to include the Desert Sands Unified School District.  College scholarships are awarded to high school seniors based on selection of their art by the Desert Art Center jury.  Click here to see the scholarship winners for 2016.

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