Young Artist Showcase Guidelines
Must be a resident of Hampton or a resident of one of Hampton's International Sister Cities. Must be between the ages of 13-18 on April 29, 2012. Youth in after school programs, public, private and home schools are encouraged to participate.
There is no entry fee. Art must be submitted with a completed entry form available from www.sistercities-hamptonva.org or by calling 757-727-6190. All entries must be received on or before 4:30 pm, Friday, March 30, 2012 by Sister Cities of Hampton, 22 Lincoln Street, 7th floor, Hampton, VA 23669.
Local Award of $200. The winning Hampton entry will be submitted to the Sister Cities International (SCI) Young Artist Showcase (YAS). SCI will select 10 finalists. One artist from the U.S. and one from abroad will be selected by SCI as the overall winners and each awarded a complimentary registration to the 2012 Sister Cities Youth Conference in Jacksonville, Florida along with a $1,000 cash prize.
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Theme, Mediums & Specifications:
- The 2012 theme, Youth as the Catalyst for Change, is an opportunity for you to use your artwork to express how communication, technology and individual initiative can lead to dramatic social change. Your artwork may highlight your experience with social media, how you are creating change in your community or how global communication and exchange has had an impact on your life.
- Entries must not be plagiarized, stolen, or copied from any other source. Entries from previous years will not be accepted. Entries must not defame or invade the rights of any person, living or dead. Entries not adhering to these guidelines will not be considered.
- Only two-dimensional artwork, no larger than 24" x 30" (60 cm x 75 cm), including matting is accepted. Water color, acrylic, oils, pastels, pen and ink, charcoal, photography, two dimensional mixed media, as well as computer generated art, are all acceptable media. Entries that use copyrighted or trademarked images will not be accepted