The theme for the 2017-18 school year is: WITHIN REACH
 
Within Reach
 

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Choose an Arts Category

This is your chance to express who you are as an individual through one or more of the following:

Dance ChoreographyDance Choreography
Film ProductionFilm Production
LiteratureLiterature
Music CompositionMusic Composition
PhotographyPhotography
Visual ArtsVisual Arts

 

 

Follow program rules provided by your state PTA and consider the following criteria. For inspiration, visit our
national award-winning Art Gallery.

Review Criteria

  • Interpretation: How closely the piece relates to the theme, based on the artwork itself and the artist statement.
  • Creativity: How creative and original the piece is in its conception of the theme and its presentation.
  • Technique: The level of skill demonstrated in the basic principles/techniques of the arts area.

Submit Your Entry

Follow your school's PTA deadlines and instructions on how to enter. Guidelines and forms are available by your state PTA.

In your artist statement, tell us about your work and what it means to you.

  • How does your work relate to the theme?
  • What is your personal connection to the theme?
  • What did you use to create your work (e.g. supplies, technology, instrumentation, props, etc.)?
  • What/Who was your inspiration?

Win Awards and Prizes!

Be considered for local, regional, state and national level awards and prizes. Learn more about state-level and national-level awards and events.