Reflections Art Competition

Application
How to Package Artwork
Rules (all categories)
Artists with Special Needs

Due Dates: PTSA members will be in the front lobby October 4th-7th between 7:10 am & 7:45 am to receive submissions. No artwork will be accepted after October 7, 2016.

What is Reflections?

It’s an art contest! Winners at the school level will be announced during morning announcements and will be recognized during a celebration ceremony to take place in October. In addition, the 1st and 2nd place winners will advance to the District-level competition.

The final stop is the National-level, where students compete for several prizes, including a $200 and $800 Young Artist Scholarship.

How Are Winners Chosen?

  • Interpretation of Theme (20 pts.) How closely the piece relates to the theme, based on the artwork itself and the artist statement.
  • Creativity (10 pts.) How creative and original the piece is in its conception of the theme and its presentation.
  • Technical Skill (10 pts.) The level of skill demonstrated in the basic principles/techniques of the arts area.
Rules by Category
Dance
Film Production
Literature
Visual Arts
Photography
Music

Artists with Special Needs

The Special Artist Division is limited to students whose physical, cognitive, or mental health challenges meeting ADA guidelines. Qualifying students create their own artwork but may receive non-artistic accommodation and assistance from an adult. At the national level, one Special Artist from across all arts categories will be selected to receive an Outstanding Interpretation Award. Up to five additional Special Artists may be selected to receive national Awards of Excellence

  • 2 Ways to Enter!
    Enter artwork as part of the Special Artist Division or
    Enter artwork as part of the Grade Division (K-5) that most closely aligned with functional abilities. (Entries in the Grade Divisions are judged as part of the general student population without regard to special needs or challenges.)
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