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Art Competition 2019

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Human Rights Student Leadership Council

Celebrating Diversity Art Competition 2019

CONTEST OVERVIEW

 

THEME

The Human Rights Student Leadership Council is pleased to announce its Celebrating Diversity High School Art Competition. Our world and the Prince William County community is diverse. Celebrating diversity encourages us to recognize and appreciate our differences.  The differences can be based on race, gender, national origin, disabilities, age, sex and religions.

 

THE CHALLENGE

Create a poster based on the theme Celebrating Diversity.

 

GOALS

The goals of the Picture Human Rights Poster Contest are:

  1. to stimulate young people to learn about, reflect on, and express what Celebrating Diversity in particular means to them;
  2. to encourage young people to educate their communities about diversity, and
  3. to heighten awareness about the diversity in Prince William County.

 

ELIGIBILITY

The contest is open to High School students in Prince William County Public Schools, Private Schools or Homeschools. Only individual entries accepted.

 

RECOGNITION

Winners will be announced during the Human Rights Student Leadership Council Graduation Ceremony on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at Dr. A.J. Ferlazzo Building 15941 Donald Curtis Drive, Woodbridge, Virginia 22191.  First place winner will receive an iPad. Second place winner will receive a $100 gift card. Third place winner will receive a $50 gift card.  

 

TIMELINE
Deadline for Posters: Friday, March 15, 2019 at 4:30 pm. Submissions must be received at the Prince William Human Rights Commission, 15941 Donald Curtis Drive, Suite 125, Woodbridge, VA 22191.

 

JUDGING:
All posters will be judged on creativity, originality, appropriateness, and relationship to the theme. A team of distinguished artists and human rights activists will judge each submission.

 

CONTEST GUIDELINES

 

GUIDELINES FOR POSTERS

  • All posters must be explicitly related to the Celebrating Diversity.
  • Posters must be submitted as a drawing or painting.
  • All posters should be the original work of the artist. 
  • 16 x 20 poster board
  • Writing on posters may be in any language spoken in the artist's
    community. Translation must be provided on back.
  • Posters must be submitted individually.
  • Each poster submissions must complete the following:
    • Name, age, and school, grade and phone number
    • Title of the work
    • Brief statement that explains the artist's and/or poster's
      relation to the theme.
    • Affirmation signed by the artist that the submission is the
      artist's original work.

If you have any questions regarding the poster contest, please contact Denise McPhail, CRIA Coordinator at (703) 792-4680 or dmcphail@pwcgov.org.

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