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2015 HIGH SCHOOL ARTS RECOGNITION PROGRAM

Theme:  Harmony

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The 15th Annual City Arts of San Mateo High School Arts Recogntion Program is open to all students attending Aragon, Hillsdale, and San Mateo High Schools. Our mission is to inspire, encourage, and acknowledge the creativity and talent of our high school students.

Awards will be given to students from the three public high schools (see below). Also, work submitted by students will be displayed for public recognition in April at the San Mateo Public Library (as many works as the space allows).

DIVISIONS AND THEIR CATEGORIES

LITERARY ARTS DIVISION
(Two Categories)

  • Poetry
  • Prose
    (fiction or non-fiction)

Entries will be judged on originality,
intellectual and/or emotional complexity,
clarity and form. Submissions must be no
more than three pages, typed, and
double-spaced.

 

 

VISUAL ARTS DIVISION
(Three Categories)

  • 2-Dimensional
  • 3-Dimensional
  • Photography

All 2-D art must be no more than
24" x 36", framed, and ready to hang.
All 3-D art must be free-standing and
transportable without damage.
Entries will be judged on composition,
technique, execution, and visual impact.

Narratives: This optional feature is a
typed, one-paragraph description of the
inspiration for your work. Please attach
to the entry form. Narratives will be
installed with the artwork at the library.

 

Theme: The theme for 2015 is "Harmony".
Participants are encouraged, though not required, to use this theme for their work.

 

Note: Students are limited to one work submitted per category, in either the Literary Arts Division, the Visual Arts Division, or both. Each entry must be accompanied by a completed City Arts entry form.

 

 

 

 

AWARD DESCRIPTION

$350 Grand Prize to be awarded to one student in each division (one in Literary Arts and one in Visual Arts) who best develops the theme of "Harmony".

$200 First Prize award to be presented to one student in each of the five categories: Poetry, Prose, 2-D, 3-D, and Photography.

Gift Certificates will be given to honorable mentions.

 

DEADLINE

Deadline for submissions is March 13, 2015. Please submit your art to an
Art or English teacher at your school.  If you have questions, please contact
City Arts of San Mateo at sanmateoarts@gmail.com or (650) 522-7522,
extension 2787
.

Click here to download a copy of the program description (PDF format).
Click here to download an entry form (PDF format)
.

 

By Ana Del Pozo
2014 First Prize Winner, Visual Arts Division,
2-Dimensional Category

 

2014 High School Arts Recognition Program Award Winners
PHOTO CREDIT: Tom Jung
San Mateo Daily Journal

 

  AWARDS PRESENTATION

  Awards will be presented at a reception
  beginning at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 12th,
  in the Oak Room at the San Mateo Public
  Library,
55 West Third Avenue, San Mateo.

City Arts of San Mateo and The San Mateo Library are proud to support the developing young artists of San Mateo through its High School Visual & Literary Arts Recognition Program. This annual program recognizes achievement in the arts for individuals from Aragon High School, Hillsdale High School, and San Mateo High School.

 

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