The Friends of the Yellow Barn Studio & Gallery is sponsoring an art competition for all high school sophomores, juniors and seniors from Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington DC.
The Friends of the Yellow Barn will award a First Prize of a $500 gift certificate to Plaza Art. $250 Second Place cash award and a Third Place Award of $100 cash. $25 gift certificates will be awarded to the other works selected for the exhibition.
Sophomore, Junior, and Senior art students in either public or private high schools may submit one piece for judging.
All entries must be submitted electronically. You can download a copy of your artwork at the end of this Registration Form. Deadline for submission is Friday, March 13 at 8 pm.
Artist will be notified on Monday, March 16 via e-mail of acceptance into the show. Works selected for the exhibition must be brought to the Yellow Barn on Friday, March 20 between 4 and 8 pm.
All of the selected artwork will be exhibited in the Yellow Barn Gallery on March 21st and 22nd.
All works in the show must be picked up following the reception, on Sunday, March 22nd from 6-7 pm.. The Yellow Barn is not responsible for artwork not picked up at the end of exhibition.
¨ Forty works will be selected for display. Each work submitted must be framed appropriately. If the work is matted, it must be under glass/plexiglass. Wet paintings cannot be accepted.
¨ All work must be wired for hanging and labeled on the back of the artwork on a 3x5 card with the student's name, teachers' name, school, student phone number, title of the work, medium and priced if for sale (NFS if not). Work without wire will not be accepted.
¨ If the student artist chooses to sell their work, the Yellow Barn Studio & Gallery will take a 35% commission to cover the cost of the exhibition, so price your work accordingly.
¨ Each artist may select one work to submit for jury. All work must be from the artist's original ideas and only drawings and paintings will be accepted in any medium.
¨ Mixed media and prints can be included, (Photography, Sculpture, Computer or Xerox generated prints will not be accepted). There is no limit to size, and the Yellow Barn Studio & Gallery reserves the right to reject pieces deemed inappropriate.
¨ Artists selected for the exhibition will receive either a cash award or a $25 gift certificate to be used at Plaza art stores in the area. First place will receive a $500 gift certificate from Plaza.Cash prizes of $250 for Second Place and $100 for Third Place will be announced at the awards ceremony.
¨ A reception and awards ceremony for the artists will be held Sunday, March 22nd from 4 to 5PM. Student works from the show, will be returned following the awards ceremony.
¨ Students whose artwork is selected for this exhibition must be at the awards ceremony to receive their cash awards & gift certificates.
For more information, email Lee Ann at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Yellow Barn Studio & Gallery
7300 MacArthur Blvd.
Glen Echo, MD. 20812
In cooperation with the National Park Service and the Glen Echo Partnership for Arts & Culture