Guidelines for Art (painting, drawing or collage)
Contest is offered to 1st – 12th grade students.
One entry per student accepted.
Artwork must be the student’s original work completed in the 2020-2021 school year.
Though the art contest is virtual this year with judging done via photographs that are submitted online...the art requirements are the same as last year- Medium can be oil, acrylic, charcoal, pastel, watercolor, graphite, ink, and mixed media on canvas, wood, paper or poster board no larger than 24"x32".
Submitted artwork is judged on creativity, skill and interpretation of the theme. A panel of professional artists will select 4 winners in each grade.
In addition to cash awards, winners artwork may be part of a traveling art exhibition that will travel throughout the state and be shown at AR Game and Fish Nature Centers. For this we may need to collect additional. Exhibit travel schedule TBA.
Judges decisions are final.
Creative Ideas and AR Wildlife Federation reserve the right to reproduce the artwork for promotional purposes (Example: AR Wildlife Calendar).
Not responsible for lost or damaged art.