Wednesday, February 8, 2012

2012 Austin Middle School 8"x10" Art Show & Competition

2012 Austin Middle School
8x10 Art Show & Competition!
May 4th- May 25th, at Jerry’s Artarama,

The Artist’s Supplier and Resource, located at 6010 N IH-35, Exit 238A, announces the 5th annual 2012 Austin Middle School 8x10 Arts Show & Competition!

The Austin area’s 6th, 7th and 8th grade art students are cordially invited to participate in a show and competition of their work in the following categories:  (i) painting,
(ii) drawing, (iii) printmaking, (iv) sculpture, and (v) mixed media.  The work will be judged by area gallery directors, artists, and other art professionals. 

Prizes will be awarded at a reception and awards ceremony – a pizza party for students, friends and families. The reception and awards ceremony will take place on Sunday, May 6th,
from 3-5 pm,
at Jerry’s, and the artwork will be on display until May 25th.

ALL work must be done in the 8” x 10” (including mats) format (i.e.: 8x10 canvases, Bristol board, sculpture, etc) and be able to be displayed standing on ledge molding.  Jerry’s has 8x10 canvases available for participants. No frames or glass, please.

This is a fantastic opportunity for your students to be exposed to the art of their peers, compete for prizes, and have their work appear in a public venue.

Teachers can enter more than one piece of work for a student, but no more than 50 total entries from any one school. 

There is no fee for this competition, and the deadline for submission is
5 p.m., Thursday, May 3rdth, at Jerry’s
Judging will be Friday, May 4th

IMPORTANT:  Teachers are asked to help place their students’ work that day and PLEASE have it labeled on the back with:

  • Student’s Name, Grade, and Age
  • Medium, Title, and Sale Price or NFS (not for sale) [all sales proceeds go to the students]
  • Name of School
  • Teacher’s Name, Contact Phone Number, and e-mail

Teachers must pick up their students’ work by Friday, May 25th.

We hope you will take advantage of this amazing opportunity to recognize Austin’s young artists and your school’s art program.  Contact us now to register your school!   Please let us know ASAP if you will be a part of this great event.

Thank you,

Catherine Hart (e-mail: )
Questions?      Call Jerry’s Artarama:  (512) 420-8591

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