See you next year!

Thank you for another great year, we look forward to seeing you all again next year!

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. 

We hope you will join us! Read about last year's Spring Arts Festival

Parking: Parking for this event will be at KSU's Town Point and we will have shuttles to transport guests to Chastain Pointe for the event. The address for parking is 3391 Town Point Dr NW, Kennesaw 30144

Please note: Minors must be supervised by a parent/guardian at all times. 

  • Best in Show

    drawing of subway platform
    Stella Yao, 9th grade, Walton High School

    Elementary School Winners

    portrait collage

    1st Place:

    Maia Martinez, 5th Grade, Pitner Elementary School

    dandilion painting

    2nd Place:

    Meenatchi Baskar, 2nd Grade, Sope Creek Elementary

    sea turtle drawing

    3rd Place:

    Kristhel Mayorquin Ochoa, 3rd Grade, Fair Oaks Elementary

    Middle School Winners

    rabbit drawing

    1st Place:

    Sahana Iyengar, Dickerson Middle School 

    colorful drawing

    2nd Place:

    Minjae Lee, Dickerson Middle School 

    abastract portrait

    3rd Place:

    Ella Sterens, Danielle Middle School

    High School Winners

    woman brading hair painting

    1st Place:

    Jimena Rivera, 12th Grade, Osborne High School 

    graphite drawing

    2nd Place:

    Aria Fannin, Sprayberry High School

    map butterfly portrait

    3rd Place:

    Victoria Rakhimov, Lassiter High School

    Community Winners

    knight portrait

    1st Place:

    Savannah Miller

    woman with kids on train painting

    2nd Place:

    Evy Graham

    colorful portrait

    3rd Place:

    Abi Carawan

  • Follow the Spring Arts Festival signs to: 1200 Chastain Road, Suite 115, Kennesaw 30144

    Parking is at KSU Town Pointe: 3391 Town Point Dr NW, Kennesaw 30144

    Chastain Pointe 115 houses the studios for the Drawing, Painting, and Printmaking programs. Opened in Fall 2020, each drawing and painting studio has over 1400 square feet of workspace. The printmaking studio is comprised of approximately 7000 square feet. It houses distinct working areas for book arts, intaglio, letterpress, lithography, papermaking, relief, and serigraphy.

  • 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:

    • Soft Sculpture
    • Quick set resin art (with glitter!) 
    • Printmaking
    • Asian Calligraphy Art
    • Inclusive Art
    • Drawing
    • Photo Collage
    • Painting
    • AND MORE! 
  • 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 may deliver artworks in a folder or portfolio to Chastain Pointe 115:
    Thu. 3/21 3:00 p.m. - 6 p.m.
    Fri. 3/22 3:00 p.m. - 6 p.m.
    Sat. 3/23 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    Please note: to be included in the judging, all artwork must be received by 12:30p.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2024. 

    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: 

  • Media: please contact Kathie Beckett, for interview inquiries and high resolution images.


    Thank you Neighborhood TV for a segment about the 2024 Spring Arts Festival!

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) and works should be less than 12"x12"x12" in size. 

  • Enter in advance by dropping off your artwork at Chastain Pointe Wednesday 3/20/24 through Friday 3/22/24 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. or via scheduled delivery.*
  • Enter on the day of between 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Judging between 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Awards 2:00 p.m. 
  • Artwork pickup from 2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Teachers can deliver 10 works per school. Artwork from schools must be delivered in some kind of containment (folder, portfolio etc.) that is clearly labeled with the school's name and a list containing the student names and titles of all the artworks should be included. 


*to schedule delivery of school submissions (teachers or school representatives only).

Spring Arts Festival Photos


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