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  1. Your Art, Our Schools

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    2017 Report to the Community Cover Art Competition

    Deadline EXTENDED! February 3, 2017

    Student artwork has been on the front and back covers of our annual Report to the Community on Public School Progress since 2010. This publication is distributed to over 60,000 households and can be found at libraries, schools and local elected officials offices across Pittsburgh and on the A+ Schools website.

    Guidelines for Your Art, Our Schools Cover Art Competition

    Students from Pittsburgh’s public and public charter schools are invited to submit an original work of art to be considered for the front or back cover of our 2017 Report. Eligible work would consist of a full color drawing, painting, color pastel or original print touching on the themes of schools, education, neighborhoods, or student lives. Works do not need to be new for the competition. Previously created work is encouraged.

    Students should feel free to submit works of art previously created that they believe would work on the cover of our report. Please read the attached guidelines for more information.

    A jury of local artists, curators and community leaders will judge the submissions and pick ten (10) finalists from students grades PreK-12.

    • All finalists will receive $25 and will be invited to a public event in April during which guests will vote for winning entries.
    • The student with the winning submission will receive $100 gift card and their work will be on the cover of the 2017 Report to the Community on Public School Progress.

     

    Complete the form below or print out the guidelines to mail in your submission. You can also share your submission on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook using the hashtag #yourartourschools. We look forward to seeing your creative talent on display.

  2. Celebrate Student Art, Vote Online Today

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    RSVP today to join us on February 18, 2016 from 6-8pm at BOOM Concepts in Garfield.

    Thanks to our jury for selecting ten finalists for our Second Annual Your Art, Our Schools Cover Art Contest. We had over fifty submissions this year, and the judges task was tough. Below are links to the ten finalists images. You can vote ahead of time on Instagram and then in person on February 18.

    Thank you to all the student artists and arts teachers who submitted work to this year’s contest.

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    This is A Night in Pittsburgh, PA by Viveka, a student at Urban Academy. Vote for her to be on our cover on February 18. http://yourartourschools.eventbrite.com

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    This is Clown Girl by Ahlijah, a third grader at Urban Academy. Vote for her to be on our cover on February 18. http://yourartourschools.eventbrite.com

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    This is Tatoo Boy by Jada, a third grader at Urban Academy. Vote for her to be on our cover on February 18. http://yourartourschools.eventbrite.com

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    This is Loving Family by Lexie, a fifth grader at Pittsburgh Carmalt. Vote for her to be on our cover on February 18. http://yourartourschools.eventbrite.com

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    This is A Beautiful City by Lada, a first grader at Pittsburgh Brookline. Vote for her to be on our cover on February 18. http://yourartourschools.eventbrite.com

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    This is Orbe's Eye by David, an eleventh grader at Pittsburgh Brashear. Vote for him to be on our cover on February 18. http://yourartourschools.eventbrite.com

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    This is The Koi Fish by Kiara, an eighth grader at Pittsburgh Classical Academy. Vote for her to be on our cover on February 18. http://yourartourschools.eventbrite.com

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    This is Random by Henry, a third grader at Pittsburgh Montessori. Vote for him to be on our cover on February 18. http://yourartourschools.eventbrite.com

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    This is Tree of Colors by Lucy, a fourth grader at Pittsburgh Brookline. Vote for her to be on our cover on February 18. http://yourartourschools.eventbrite.com

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    This is Sunny Day by Genevieve, a first grader at Pittsburgh Brookline. Vote for her to be on our cover on February 18. http://yourartourschools.eventbrite.com

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    2016 Arts Contest Jury

    Darrell Kinsel, Artist, Co-Founder BOOM Concepts

    Alfred Herczeg, A to Z Communications, Designer, Report to the Community

    Stephanie Bucek, A to Z Communications, Designer, Report to the Community

    Sarah Tambucci, Arts Education Collaborative

    Cornelia Davis, Education Consultant

    Vince Robleto, Garrison Hughes

    Tracy Meyers, Museum Professional

    Faith Schantz, Editor, Report to the Community on Public School Progress in Pittsburgh