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The Columbus State Art Department is proud to host the first annual High School Art Throw Down Invitational.

Select your best and brightest art students to compete in the first annual Art Throw Down Invitational and be part of history as they compete in various categories ranging from two and three dimensional media to animation and graphic design. In each competition, students will be taught a specific skill by CSU faculty for a 30-minute period and then be given 2 hours to create a work of art by incorporating what they have learned.

Important Information

Registration opens Monday Sept. 9 and Closes Oct. 27
Registration Fee: $50.00 per team

Columbus State University, River Park Campus, Corn Center for the Visual Arts
920 Front Avenue, Columbus GA 31901
Friday Nov. 8th 2019

Schedule of Events

12:30–1 pm
Arrival and registration

1–3:30 pm
Competitive workshops with CSU faculty (limit two students per school per workshop)

3:30–4:15 pm
Judging/ student and teacher reception

4:15–5 pm
Awards ceremony

5 pm
Adjourn and departure

What you need to do before hand

Select your best art students to be part of a twelve person art competition team with two alternates in the event of the unforeseen (14 students total). Make selections based on skill level and in specific disciplines. Competitive categories can range from two and three dimensional media to animation and graphic design. There will be 6 workshops with 2 students representing each school in each workshops. A full list of workshops will be posted on the CSU Art Dept. website in the fall of 2019.

In each competition, students will be taught a specific skill by CSU faculty for a 30-minute period and then be given 2 hours to create a work of art by incorporating what they have learned.

If you are interested in taking part in this event or if you have any other questions feel free to contact:

Dr. Bret Lefler
Art Education Program Coordinator/ Associate Professor of Art Education
Columbus State University
Lefler_bret@ColumbusState.edu