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3rd Annual High School Art Competition - 2024

Open to all Santa Cruz County Middle and High School Students (grades 6-12)

 

ArtFuel.org is hosting a regional art competition entitled The Night Sky. This competition will celebrate young talent and is open to all middle school and high school students (grades 6-12) throughout all Santa Cruz County school districts. This includes all public and private schools as well as home schooled students.

 

ABOUT THE COMPETITION: 

We are accepting original artworks that reflect students’ personal exploration of Where the Sky Meets the Sea. Categories include:

Works on Paper, Painting, and 3-Dimensional work.

• Artists may submit only one entry for each category

• Artwork must be original (unique in concept and created directly by the student)

• Artwork should not exceed 4-feet by 4-feet in size and be made within the past 15 months

 

DEADLINES:

• Deadline for entry is May 10, 2024 (late or incomplete submissions will not be considered)
• Finalists will be announced by the end of May
• Curated artwork will be shown online by June 2024.

 

TO ENTER:  

• Entry to Flora and Fauna competition is FREE

• Students must submit a digital version of their artwork online here at ArtCall.org:
https://nightsky-artfuel.artcall.org/

• Entries should include artwork title and size, along with a brief description of their work

• Submit artworks as a jpeg, png or gif digital file; note: there is a size limitation of 5MB 

 

PRIZES: 

Finalists will be awarded a variety of prizes.
High school students and middle school students will be judged separately.

• First Place (high school) - $250

• First Place (middle school) - $250

• Second Place (high school) - $125

• Second Place (middle school) - $125

• Third Place (high school) - $75

• Third Place (middle school) - $75

• “Best Of” categories will be awarded prizes, donated by our sponsors

 

THE SELECTION PROCESS: 

Selections will be based on the following criteria: execution, uniqueness, and creativity. The selection committee are all local professional artists. Students may include participation in this competition on their resumes for scholarships and college applications.


Email any questions to info@ArtFuel.org or call 831-346-2650.

SPONSORS: 

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"Great art picks up where nature ends."  -Marc Chagall

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