October's Extra credit for fine studio art, drawing, and AP art classes is to create a poster design for the School Arts “Why Does Art Matter?” Poster Design Contest:
Objective: Design and create an 18 x 24" (46 x 61 cm) advocacy poster that addresses the question,“Why Does Art Matter?”
Deadline: November 2, 2015
Prizes: First, second, and third-place winners will receive gift certificates from Nasco Arts & Crafts ($300 for first place, $150 for second place, and $50 for third place).
The first-place winner’s poster will be reproduced and distributed to more than 3,000 attendees at the 2016 National Art Education Association Conference in Chicago, Illinois. The supervising art teacher of each winner will receive a 1-year subscription to Davis Digital Images. Winning posters will also be featured in the March 2016 issue of SchoolArts.
|*||Students should create an 18 x 24" poster (vertical or horizontal) and may be done in any media that communicates the importance of art education in K–12 schools by answering the question, “Why Does Art Matter?”|
|*||Posters may only be submitted by the entrant’s art teacher. Art teacher must “like” SchoolArts on Facebook.|
|*||No more than two finalists may be submitted from each teacher.|
|*||Posters should not contain any copyrighted content or content that could be perceived as offensive, such as nudity and profanity.|
|*||Each submission must contain the student’s name, home address, grade level, and age, as well as the name, school, school address, teaching, and contact information of the supervising art teacher. A signed artwork reproduction permission form must also accompany each submission. You can download one here.|