Student Showcase

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All Entries are due by Wednesday, October 19th

 

Reflections Art Competition Kickoff!

Tolt PTSA invites all students to enter the Reflections Art Competition for 2020-2023!  The Reflections Art Competition is a National PTA program that starts at the school level. Each year students are invited to create original works of art around a theme. Pieces are evaluated by local artists and art educators. Top scoring works to advance to the district level with the opportunity to advance to the state and even national level of the competition.

Students may enter original works based on the theme, “SHOW YOUR VOICE!”

All entries are due to the office or Mrs. Lagace by Wednesday, October 19th. You can find entry forms in the office and Mrs. Legace’s classroom. All participants will be entered into a random drawing for gift certificates to local businesses and recognized in a virtual celebration. Save the date for this year’s Reflections Celebration at the Riverview District Office on January 6, 2023.

Students can enter the following six art categories: 

 

Visual Arts: 2D/3D (no larger than 20 x 30in); Includes collages, photographic collages (multiple photos cut/pasted), computer-generated images, drawing, fiber work, painting, and printmaking.

Photography: Must be no smaller than 3 x 5 in and no larger than 8 x 10 in; Includes a single photo, panoramic, photomontage (one print of multiple original photos), a multiple exposure, negative sandwich, or photogram. Original black-and-white and color images.

Literature: 2000-word limit; fiction or nonfiction: prose, poetry, drama, reflective essay, narrative, short story; handwritten or typed (phonetic spelling ok!); single-sided on 8 x 11.5 in paper with pages numbered. No collections of stories or poems. Illustrations are ok, but only the written content will be evaluated.

Music Composition: 5 minutes or less of an original composition. The performer does not need to be a composer, and multiple performers are ok, but there must be only one composer, and that composer gets the credit for the entry. MP3 or WAV file. No larger than 1000MB.

Dance: 5 minutes or less of an original dance piece. The performer does not need to be a choreographer, and multiple performers are ok, but there must be only one choreographer, and that choreographer gets credit for the entry. AVI or MP4 file. No larger than 1000MB

Film/Video:   5 minutes or less of an original film (i.e. animation, documentary, narrative, experimental, or multi-media). All screenwriting, directing, camera/filming, and editing must be done by the student submitting the entry. The student submitting is not required to appear in the film, but if the student chooses to, a camera tripod may be used. Another person cannot film the submitting student. AVI or MP4 file. No larger than 1000MB

All student entries will be entered into a random drawing for gift certificates to local businesses. Top scoring pieces will advance to compete at the Riverview PTSA Council competition.   Questions?

Contact Tolt Reflections Chair Tara Culbertson at tara880@gmail.com.

 More information on this competition can be found at  www.wastatepta.org/events-programs/reflections.

 

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