2021 Student Arts Competition

Sponsored by the Chinese American Museum DC and the CCACC Art Gallery

CCACC Art Gallery and the Chinese American Museum in Washington D.C. have established the Student Arts Competition during the COVID-19 pandemic since 2020, with the purpose of promoting artistic creation and appreciation for the Washington Metropolitan DC area students.

Theme: "Arts on PaperWhere East Meets West"
This Student Arts Competition will provide scholarships, and the winners' artwork will be displayed at the Chinese American Museum DC and/or CCACC Art Gallery during the Lunar New Year period in February 2022.

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2021 Student Arts Competition
Guidelines


 

Eligibility

Any Washington Metropolitan DC area students in sixth through twelfth grades may participate. 

 

Grade Categories

  • Lower grade students born after December 31, 2009

  • Upper grade students born on or before December 31, 2009

 

Theme

 Arts on Paper—Where East Meets West

 

Medium and Size

The artwork can be in any art styles on paper. No larger than 20 x 30 inches.

 

Artist Statement

The artist statement communicates how it relates to the theme. No more than 100 words. Type the statement on the Registration Form.

 

Dates of the Registration and Submitting Artwork

  • One entry per student

  • Submit the registration and the artwork from Nov. 15 to Nov. 30, 2021 to ArtCompetition@chineseamericanmuseum.org

  • Entries submitted after the deadline November 30, 2021 will not be accepted.

 

Online Submission

 

Judging Criteria

The Judging Committee will review the submissions based on the following criteria:

  • Interpretation of the theme

  • Technical skill

  • Originality, all artwork must be original ideas and created entirely by the students; any artwork that depicts copyrighted images will be rejected. No artwork depicting characters from TV shows, movies, video games or books will be accepted.

 

Judging and Winners

  1. Each Best-in-Show winner in upper grade will receive a certificate and scholarship award of $1000, 700 and 400; each Best-in-show winner in lower grade will receive a certificate and scholarship award of $800, 500 and 200; each Honorable Mention winner in upper grade will receive a certificate and award of $100; each Honorable Mention winner in lower grade will receive a certificate and award of $50.

  2. Winners’ artwork will be displayed at the Chinese American Museum DC and/or CCACC Art Gallery during the Lunar New Year period in February, 2022.

 

Notification of Winners and Displaying Requirements

  • Winners will be notified by email on December 20, 2021. 

  • Displaying requirements will be sent to winners.

  

 

Submit your Registration Form and the artwork from Nov. 15 to Nov. 30, 2021 to ArtCompetition@chineseamericanmuseum.org 

Registration Form


Registration and Artist Statement Form

 

 

 

Name_____________________________________________________________________________________________________.

Grade Categories (please check one)

 

☐ Lower grade students born after December 31, 2009

☐ Upper grade students born on or before December 31, 2009

 

Email: ___________________________________________________ Contact Phone: ____________________________________.

 

School and Grade: __________________________________________________________________________________________. 

 

Title of the artwork: __________________________________________________________________________________________.

 

Medium used: ______________________________________________________________________________________________.

 

Size of the painting without mat and frame (H” x W”): ____________________________________________________________.

 

Artist Statement: (no more than 100 words)

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