St. Landry

Mar 12, 2013 11:28 AM by MELISSA CANONE

"Spring for Art" Exhibit & Competition

The Youth Leadership Council of the Opelousas-St. Landry Chamber of Commerce is hosting the second annual YLC "Spring For Art" exhibit and competition on Tuesday, April 2, 2013. Responding to the positive community feedback from the previous year, the YLC council members have chosen to put on this special event in order to showcase the artistic talent that is present in St. Landry Parish's youth. We know that there are many young student-artists who long for others to see their work, so now is the opportunity to display it for all to see! The show is open to the public and is a great opportunity for family, friends, and community members to see the talent the youth in this parish have to offer. Although this is an art competition, we also intend for it to be a learning experience for the artist.
There are seven (7) open categories for entry this year, which include watercolor, acrylics, oil, charcoal, pen and ink, pencil, and photography. One winner will be selected in each category, and will receive a $50 cash prize.

There are limited amounts of entry spots per category:
1. Watercolor- 15 entries
2. Acrylic- 15 entries
3. Oil-5 entries
4. Charcoal - 5 entries
5. Pen and Ink- 15 entries
6. Photography-15 entries (See rules about this category below.)
7. Pencil- 25 entries

Rules and Regulations:
All entrants must be physically present in order to have their art shown, compete, or place.
Entrants must be a student in grades 7-12 attending a public or non-public school in St. Landry Parish or are homeschooled.

Restrictions on Art/Exhibitors:
No controversial political content (Includes political cartoons and caricatures).
No violence or obscenity.

Must be a QUALITY submission and done in good taste.
Only one entry is allowed. Be selective in what will be entered.

No winning artworks from any previous Spring for Art show may be entered. (We do accept entries from the previous Spring for Art shows that have not won or winning artworks from other art shows.)
In the photography category, all photographs submitted MUST be related to culture in St. Landry Parish. (Examples: food, musicians, places) Photos taken of scenery must include the location's name and the city in which the photo was taken.
Dates and Deadlines:

March 20th is the deadline for submission of Entry Form.

April 2nd, 2013 is the date for Spring for Art
On the day of the show your art must be brought to MACA (Magnet Academy of Cultural Arts) in Opelousas from 2 P.M. - 4 P.M.

The judging period will be from 4 P.M.- 6 P.M. All students must be present at this time.

At 6 P.M., there will be the Award's Presentation.
Afterwards, the artwork will be open to the public for viewing from 6 P.M. - 7 P.M.

Removal of the art will begin promptly at 7 P.M. (Art will not be removed before then.)
Please note that you will be notified if your art is accepted for the competition. It is mandatory that you must provide a working email address in the application in order to be considered for competition. If you have any questions regarding the Spring for Art program or any of the information in this application please contact us at 337-942-2683.


YLC "Spring For Art" Exhibit and Competition
Exhibitor's Entry Form
Thank you for your interest in "Spring For Art"! Please fill out this form and submit this form by mail to 109 W. Vine Street, Opelousas, LA 70570 or to a local YLC member or representative. Exhibitors' space is limited! Therefore, we are accepting applications on a first come, first served basis. So don't delay!

Title of Artwork: ___________________________________________________________

Applicant Name______________________________ School:____________________________
Address:__________________________ City:__________________ Zip Code:______________
Phone: (____)_______________ Email:____________________________
Parent/Legal Guardian Phone: (____)____________________
Parent/Legal Guardian Email:___________________________
Check one category:
Watercolor ____ Acrylics ____ Oil ____ Charcoal ____ Pen and Ink _____ Photography___ Pencil ____
(Print) Name of Parent: ______________________________ Student: _________________________________

Certification and Permission
I, _____________________________, hereby agree to obey all rules and regulations of the YLC Spring for Art Show and do certify that all works submitted are both original and created by me, the entrant. I understand that a violation of any of these rules will result in my immediate disqualification. I give my full permission to the Opelousas-St. Landry Chamber of Commerce to publicize and/or reprint my entry if necessary.
Student Signature: ____________________________________ Date: _________________

I, _____________________________, hereby give consent that my child, ____________________________, is able to participate in the YLC Spring For Art Show. I give my full permission to the Opelousas-St. Landry Chamber of Commerce to publicize and/or reprint my child's entry if necessary.
Parent's Signature: ____________________________________ Date:__________________

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