2020 GED ART CONTEST: *** For those entering the Art contest.***

April 3, 2020

Discovering India

Art Contest

Art Contest Prizes

1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes will be rewarded in each category. 

The categories are 1st-3rd grade, 4th-6th grade, 7th-8th grade, and 9th-12th grade.

1st place winners will receive $250 as well as free admission to the International Gala for them, one parent/ guardian and their teacher. 

2nd place winners will receive $150, and 3rd place winners will receive $100.

Art Contest Rules

  1. Artwork should pertain to the contest theme of “Discovering India.”

  2. Artwork should be no larger than 18”x24” and can be created in any art media such as colored pencil, crayon, paint, oil pastel, ink pen, etc. 3D work will be accepted with a size limit of 8” x 8”x 8”. Please be considerate of weight when entering 3D pieces.

  3. Each piece of artwork should have a completed entry form attached to the back. (see below) 4th-12th grade entries must fill out the written portion either neatly handwritten or typed. All entries should be sent to the Columbia International Festival office by Wednesday, March 18.

  4. All artwork should be matted on black poster board or construction paper with a typed name tag attached to the bottom right corner. Please make sure the name tag does not cover the artwork. Name tags can be downloaded from below.

  5. All students who submit art to “Discovering India" Art Contest will receive one free admission pass to the 2020 Columbia International Festival, April 4-5, at the S.C. State Fairgrounds.

  6. Artwork may be picked up at the festival on Sunday, April 5. After that, all artwork must be picked up from the office by June 1, 2020. Any artwork not picked up will become the property of the Columbia International Festival and will not be returned.

  7. Judges for this contest will be various art professionals within the community. Artwork will be judged based on originality, interpretation of the theme, creativity, use of the medium and artistic quality. Winners should be notified by Monday, March 23.

  8. Winning entries, and as many other entries as possible, will be displayed in the Cantey Building during the 2020 Columbia International Festival. First place winners in each category will be recognized at the International Gala. All winners may have a photo published in a newspaper.

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