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Hui O Momilani PTSO: Celebrating the Arts

Art Contest Guidelines

2016-2017

 

 

 

Purpose: To provide students at Momilani Elementary School with an opportunity to express themselves artistically through Hui O Momilani PTSO’s Celebrating the Arts program.

  • Entries will be displayed on campus and at Hui O Momilani’s annual Family Fun Night
  • Winners will be announced and presented with awards at Family Fun Night
  • A competition will be held between all classrooms for a perpetual trophy and party!

Deadline: Tuesday, March 28, 2017

(Please submit to either your child’s teacher or place in the entry box in the office.)

 

Art Areas:  Students may enter Hui O Momilani PTSO’s Celebrating the Arts program by submitting original entries in any of the following three art areas (there is no limit on the number of entries a student may submit):

  • Literature
  • Photography
  • Visual Arts

Grade Divisions:  Students may enter as a participant in one of the following:

  • Grades K-1
  • Grades 2-3
  • Grades 4-6

Criteria:

  • Each entry must be the original work of one student
  • Plagiarized works of art will be not be accepted & will be returned to the student
  • Each entry must carefully adhere to the Participation Guidelines
  • Each entry should demonstrate the student’s ability to produce quality products
  • GLO #4:  Quality Producer – The ability to recognize and produce quality performances and quality products
  • Each entry should effectively convey the theme of Everyday Heroes…
  • GLO #5:  Effective Communicator – The ability to communicate effectively
  • BE CREATIVE & HAVE FUN!!!!!

Judging:  Entries will be judged as follows: 50% on how well the artwork portrays the theme and 50% on artistic technique.  The PTSO’s Celebrating the Arts Committee will determine its judges and all decisions will be final.  All entries will be returned to the student by the end of the school year.

 

Participation Guidelines

Literature:

A literature entry must be an original piece and may be a fiction or nonfiction piece.  Poetry, narrative writing, persuasive writing, etc. are acceptable forms of writing.

Presentation:

  • Entries may contain a maximum of 2,000 words
  • Entries may either be handwritten legibly using a blue or black pen or typed on a typewriter or computer
  • Entries may be written/typed on paper that is no larger than 8.5 inches by 11 inches
  • Text may be written only on one side of the paper
  • Securely attach the Student Entry Form to the back of each entry
  • Write/type the student’s name on the back of each page
  • If more than one page is needed, number all pages accordingly
  • Kindergarteners & first graders may have their entries written/typed for them

Photography:

A photography entry must be an original piece.  Photographs may be black-and-white or color and photographic techniques may be used.  

Presentation:

  • Prints need to be securely mounted on a poster board or any other type of sturdy material
  • Prints may be no larger than 11 inches by 14 inches, including the material that it is mounted
  • Prints and mounting must be flat
  • Securely tape the Student Entry Form on the back of each entry
  • Indicate the location and date of the shot on the Student Entry Form

Visual Arts:

A visual arts entry must be an original piece of art.  Drawings, paintings, collages, and artwork created on the computer are acceptable forms of artwork.

Presentation:

  • Artwork need to be securely mounted on a poster board or any other type of sturdy material
  • Artwork may be no larger than 12 inches by 18 inches, including the material that it is mounted
  • Artwork and mounting must be flat
  • Securely tape the Student Entry Form on the back of each entry
  • Indicate the type of medium(s) used on the artwork on the Student Entry Form

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