The Mountaineer

March 20, 2024

Calling high school artists: here’s a chance to let your creative artwork take flight. The Haywood County Arts Council is seeking student artwork for a specially curated exhibit “Wings.”

The high school artists will have their artwork displayed during the Haywood Made event from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at The 37 Venue in downtown Waynesville.

The Wings exhibit honors all forms of wings, used by animals and in man-made vehicles, providing lift and propulsion through the air. Artists are urged to let their creativity take fight in an exhibit to dazzle and delight viewers.

“We want to see what you can create,” said Tonya Harwood, arts council executive director.

Students submitting art work should fill out an online form by Sunday, March 31, at Each artist can submit up to three artworks. Drop off artwork between 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, at the arts council gallery at 86 N. Main St., Waynesville.

The fun Haywood Made event will feature live music, art activities, dance performances, plus the student artwork displayed. All participating artists get into the event free. Student artwork can be purchased during the event, with students receiving 70% of the sale price.