Student Arts Expo 2012 Guidelines
STUDENT ARTS EXPO 2012
March is Arts In Education Month at the Creative Arts Guild and the 49th annual Student Arts Expo is a big part of the celebration. All students in Whitfield/Dalton and Murray County, public, private and home school students are invited to exhibit their art. Enclosed you will find a complete packet of information regarding Student Arts EXPO 2012.
The packet includes exhibit and reception information, general guidelines (regular exhibit as well as Art Together collaborative classroom project competition), installation information, Bernice Spigel Scholarship in the Visual Arts information, identification tags, inventory sheet, and letter to be sent to parents of participating students.
EXHIBIT AND RECEPTION DATES
All Pre-K through 12th grade levels exhibitions will be on display longer this year to allow more time for families and friends to see the student artwork. Elementary and Middle Schools will exhibit in the Performance Hall and High School students will be in the Main Gallery. Dalton State College artists will be in Gallery 111.
Our First Friday Artist Reception will feature our Student Artists alongside Dalton State College Artists.
Winning Awards will be posted, but there will be no official ceremony due to crowd constraints.
Exhibit dates for all grade levels are Friday, March 2 - Thursday, March 29.
Days and times are Monday – Thursday, 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Friday, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm.
First Friday Reception Friday, March 2, 5:30 – 7:30.
Pre K - Grade 8
Each school may send work equal to 4% of their student population or two pieces per grade level - whichever is greater. Only one work per student is allowed.
All two dimensional artwork must be mounted on construction paper no smaller than 8½” x 11” and no larger than 20” x 24”.
We have a limited number of tables available for three dimensional artwork. All entries must have an identification tag (enclosed) which corresponds to the school’s inventory list (enclosed). Please have the identification tags and inventory sheet(s) completed prior to bringing art work to the Creative Arts Guild.
Grades 9 – 12
Each school may enter work equal to 4% of their student school enrollment or max of 16 entries - 4 per grade level, one per student.
All two dimensional artwork must be securely mounted on mat board. All 2 dimensional artwork must be able to be installed by push pins or an easel must be provided. Framed artwork must be wired for hanging. Please contact the Guild Art Department regarding oversized art work parameters.
Schools are responsible for hanging their own work. In order to preserve our walls please bring work that can be secured with push pins (supplied by the Guild). Framed pieces should be displayed on easels or be appropriately wired for hanging. The Guild has a limited number of easels, if your students need an easel for display, plan to provide your own. All art work must be tagged and listed on the inventory sheet (see enclosed tags and inventory sheet).
Tuesday, February 28, 10:00 – 6:00
Wednesday, February 29, 10:00 – 5:00
Thursday, March 1, 10:00 – 6:00
The Student Arts EXPO 2012 student art exhibitions will be open to the public at the Creative Arts Guild, Monday – Thursday, 9:30 am – 6:00 pm and Friday, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm. Please call the Guild to schedule field trips, 706-278-0168.
First, second, third and honorable mention place ribbons will be awarded in each grade level. Awards are made based on the student’s ability to use the materials, an understanding of art history or the student’s place in his/her world and innovative individual expression. At least one judge from outside the local education arena will make the selections.
Collaborative Classroom Competition Guidelines
The Creative Arts Guild and the O.N. Jonas Foundation sponsor an arts competition for collaborative classroom projects. Categories are Pre K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 and Grades 9-12. Winning classroom in each division will receive a $100 cash award to be used for artist in residence fee, art supplies or other classroom art activity resources during the school year.
Each school may submit up to one entry per classroom.
Categories: Grades Pre K - 2; Grades 3 - 5; Grades 6 - 8; Grades 9 -11
Artwork is displayed as part of Student Arts EXPO 2012. Please ensure that the artwork and subject matter are appropriate for children pre-school age and up. Entries may be two or three dimensional. All entries must include the appropriate hanging material. Entries must be labeled with the students’ names, school, grade level and teacher’s name. Each school is responsible for delivery, installation, and pick-up of entries at the Creative Arts Guild in accordance with the timeline included for the regular art exhibit. Each winning classroom in the above categories will receive a $100 award