26th Annual Juried Student Art Show Submission Deadline

23mar5:00 pm5:00 pm26th Annual Juried Student Art Show Submission Deadline5:00 pm - 5:00 pm(GMT+00:00)

Event Details

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Leamington and the Kiwanis Club, the Leamington Arts Centre presents the 26th annual Juried Student Art Show.

Eligiblity: This exhibition is open to ALL Essex County Secondary Students in the following categories:

1. Painting (Acrylic, Oil, Watercolour, etc.)

2. Drawing (Pencil, Charcoal, Pastel, Ink, etc.)

3. Sculpture/3D (Clay, Found Objects, etc.)

4. Photography (Analogue, Digital)

5. Mixed Media (Assemblage, Collage, Textiles, etc.)

6. Video/Filmmaking (Animation, Experimental, etc.)

7. New Media Art (Graphic Design, Digital Illustration, etc.).

8. Printmaking (Linocut, Intaglio, etc.)

Limitations: MAXIMUM of 4 ENTRIES per student in any category, (can submit more than one artwork per category but not more than 5 in total.) Minimum Size of 8×10″, Maximum Size of 36×48″ for 2D artwork (including foam core/Bristol board matting)

Fee: There are NO FEES to participate. This exhibition is generously sponsored by the Rotary Club of Leamington and the Kiwanis Club.

Jurying: The judging panel will base decisions on:

  • Aesthetics/Visual Impact, is it appealing,  visually striking, does it catch the attention viewers and hold their attention.
  • Creativity/Originality, demonstration of artistic voice, originality, and imagination;
  • Skill/Technique, craftsmanship, including quality, technique, and skill in chosen medium; attention to detail; and accuracy in communicating issues;
  • Overall Presentation, if the below criteria for presentation is followed, artwork is properly mounted and displayed, labeled and cleanly prepared.

ALL artwork submitted following the preparation guidelines will be displayed in the exhibition. Late submissions or artwork NOT properly prepared according to the guidelines will NOT BE eligible. 

CASH PRIZES in EACH of the 8 categories ($2000 TOTAL):

1st Place – $80, 2nd Place – $60, 3rd Place – $40, Honourable Mention –$20

People’s Choice Award – $100. Visitors will have the opportunity to cast a single vote for their favorite work. Votes will be tallied at the end of the show to determine one winner.

Future Artist Award – $300. In honour of the late Marg and Don Ross, this award is granted to a graduating student who showcases the most potential as an artist or enthusiast and whom has demonstrated extraordinary support and patronage to the arts in the community. For those who choose to submit, students must write a 500-word statement on their current involvement in the arts and describe their artistic goals for the future. Judging will be based on the statement and artwork submitted and one winner selected.

Schedule 

Entry Deadline: Sat March 23, 5pm (SHARP! NO EXCEPTIONS!)

Exhibition Opens: Wed March 27

Awards Presentation & Reception: Fri April 5, 6pm

Exhibition Closes: Sat April 20

Artwork Pick Up: Tues April 23 to Sat May 4

NO PICK UP BEFORE APRIL 25. ALL ARTWORK MUST BE PICKED UP ON OR BEFORE MAY 4

SUBMISSION FORM

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Time

(Saturday) 5:00 pm - 5:00 pm(GMT+00:00)