DESCRIPTION: Visual art includes painting, drawing, sculpture and crafts created and submitted by Celebrate Life participants.
- Participants must be in the 6th-12th grade by the time of Celebrate Life in May. Each District President is responsible for who may/may not participate from their district.
GENERAL RULES: (Includes painting, drawing, and sculpture/craft–not still photography. See the still photography page for those rules.)
- All artwork is to be an original. No copies of painting or other artwork will be permitted. However, the use of cross stitch patterns is permitted.
- All entries must have received at least an “excellent” rating at the district level. Any work not judged in district competition is ineligible for Celebrate Life.
- While the entry does not have to show a religious subject or object, it should have some relevance to religion through blending spiritual feeling with beauty, expression or color to depict peace, Christian love or harmony, etc.
- A statement explaining God’s involvement in the project must accompany each entry, but this is not to be used for judging purposes. This should be on a typed or neatly written note card stating the participant’s name, district and age.
- No kits or models allowed!
- There is no size limitation, but there is a limit of three pieces per artist, with only one piece accepted per category for an individual participant. There is no limit to the number of participants per district.
- All Superior/Excellent ratings will be taken as a percentage of the district total entries. Each district will garner grand trophy points with the 1stplace district receiving the most and the 11thplace district receiving the least.
- Drawing in charcoal, pencil or pastel must be fixative sprayed or sealed under acetate (or glass).
- All 2-dimensional artwork(paintings. drawings, prints and photographs) must be ready to hang. You may use wire or cloth hangers.
CATEGORIES FOR DISPLAY:
- Painting (acrylic, oil, or watercolor)
- Drawing and Prints (color drawings acceptable)
- Sculpture and Crafts
- The exhibit will be viewed by members of the Fine Arts faculty of Olivet, as well as invited artists, as prescribed by the Arts Director in the various categories.
- Entries will be received at the Art Entry table at the Perry Center room 222 (located on the 2nd floor) on Thursday between 8:30-10:30 A.M. or 1:00-3:00 P.M. Adjudication will take place between 9:00 A.M. and 12:00 P.M. on Friday, the all art will be available for viewing Friday afternoon. Entries and scoring sheets may be picked up between 5:00 and 7:00 P.M Friday or between 9:30-10:45 A.M. on Saturday in Perry 222.