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Youth Art Contest


Youth Art Contest!

Calling all young artists! LET YOUR IMAGINATION RUN WILD!

Enter any original art project: poem, short story, comic book, painting, mosaic, drawing, short film, YouTube video, shoebox float, costume, puppet, christmas ornament, etc. Must register project at Contestants are grouped by age: 5-9, 10-15, 16-21.

Entry is FREE!

The competition is held on December 16 at Holiday Market & KIDS FAIR! @Art Klub - SAT DEC 16th!

Art Projects must be set up for display from 9-10am. Displays and ticket collection boxes are the responsibility of the young artist - we recommend bringing a table or stand for your project. We will have several tables available for smaller projects. 

Winners are selected using the same voting process as The Big Idea of New Orleans Entrepreneur Week. Each Artist will set up a display, pitch their project, and provide a voting box. Contest attendees will purchase $1 Tickets to vote for their favorite projects. It is the responsibility of the young artist to "pitch" their work and convince attendees to vote for them. Our goal is for the young artists to learn entrepreneurship skills by coming up with strategies to best sell their work - a very valuable tool in the art industry!

Artists with the most tickets will be awarded 1st and 2nd place - each winner will receive a FREE scholarship to one week of winter film camp. ArtCamp504 staff will also choose 1 additional winner based on project's originality and technique - the Staff Choice Award winner will also receive a FREE scholarship to winter camp.

Projects must be on display from 10am-3:30pm. Young Artists are recommended to stay at the event to continue pitching their work, although it is not required. Each artist must be present at 3:30pm to discuss their project and inspiration with the judges. 

Good luck to all of our contestants, and BE CREATIVE!

Earlier Event: December 15
Journey of Dreamers
Later Event: December 16
Holiday Market & Kids Fair!