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ART CONTEST 2024-2025

Walking in another's shoes

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Theme

Calling all dedicated young artists and thoughtful minds! Prepare to embark on a journey of profound self-expression as you participate in our prestigious Art Contest. This competition challenges students to delve deep into the contemplative theme of

This theme challenges students to step into the shoes of others and imagine themselves in different circumstances or perspectives. It encourages them to consider how they would feel and react if they were facing the same
challenges, joys, or struggles as someone else. Through their artwork, students can explore empathy, compassion, and understanding, showcasing the ability to relate to others' experiences. This theme invites students to create art that not only reflects their own emotions but also conveys the shared humanity and interconnectedness of all people.

Empathy:
Walking in another's shoes

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Categories

Two Categories

Art Contest 2025 Paint (Drawing/Painting)

Drawing
Painting

For those who want to express what's in their mind

Art Contest 2025 Camera (Videography/Photography)

Videography
Photography

For those who want to capture or direct that one thought

Awards

The awards for winners vary based on the category and placement. Here are the awards for high school and college/university students in the Drawing/Painting and Videography/Photography categories

$500

1st Place

For both categories each for both high school & college students

$300

2nd Place

For both categories each for both high school & college students

$200

3rd Place

For both categories each for both high school & college students

$100

7x

Honorable Mentions

For both categories each for both high school & college students

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Rules

Three Categories

Drawing/Painting Category Rules:

1.    Submissions may use any two-dimensional medium, including Drawing, Painting, Collage, and Graphic Design.

2.    Original work must measure 16” x 20” and should be either mounted on an illustration board of equal size, preferably in black, or presented on a canvas of the same dimensions.

3.    Each student can submit one entry per category: drawing/painting, photography, and video.

4.    ALL ART SUBMISSIONS MUST BE REGISTERED ONLINE at www.artcontestdfw.org and physically received at 1416 E. Collins Blvd., Richardson, TX 75002 by February 20, 2024.

5.    Artwork must be unpublished, completed by one person, an original concept not copied from copyrighted material. Before shipping, complete a submission form at www.artcontestdfw.org/submission (select your category and level) and receive a code.

Photography Category Rules:

1.    ALL PHOTOGRAPHY SUBMISSIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE at www.artcontestdfw.org/submission . Submit well before the deadline to account for potential technical issues.

2.    Actual photos should be 8” x 10”.

3.    Photography work includes color and black & white works.

4.    All images must be two-dimensional, original, and not appropriated from any other resource unless dramatically altered.

5.    Artwork must be unpublished and completed by one person.

Videography Category Rules

1. Your video should effectively communicate the contest theme, "The Art of Living Together," delivering a clear and compelling message. Ensure your content is appropriate for all audiences.

2. Videos should be a minimum of 1 minute and a maximum of 2.5 minutes. Each participant or team may submit only one video entry.

3. Videos must be submitted in .MP4, .MKV, or .MOV formats and are at most 256MB in size. Ensure that your video is of sufficient quality for viewing. To submit your video, visit artcontestdfw.org/submission.

4. Videos should be original; avoid using copyrighted material without proper permission.

5. By submitting your video, you grant Dialogue Institute Dallas the right to use, copy, and display your video for promotional and informational purposes.

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

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1. Who can participate in the Art Contest?

Any High school, college, and university students in the DFW Metroplex area are eligible to participate.

2. What is the theme of the Art Contest?

The theme of the contest is "Empathy: Walking in another’s shoes."

3. What are the subtopics for the theme "Empathy: Walking in another's shoes"?

Subtopics include "How Would I Feel if I Were in Your Shoes?", "Empathy in Action for Social Justice", "Empathy in Education and Building Global Citizens", "Empathy in Everyday Life and Community"

4. What is the timeline for the 2023-2024 Art Contest?

  • Kick-off Date (Call for Submissions Opens): May 5, 2024

  • Submission Deadline: December 7, 2024

  • Judging Period: December 8, 2024 – January 3, 2025

  • Finalists Announced: January 13, 2025

  • Awards Ceremony and Exhibition: February 21, 2025 ( Tentative)

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5. When and where should the physical artwork be delivered?

The artworks must be delivered to Dialogue Institute Dallas at 1416 E. Collins Blvd. Richardson, Texas 75081 by December 7th, 2024.

6. What types of art forms are accepted for submissions by students?

Students can submit artwork in various forms, including

  • Painting/Drawing/Digital Art

  • Photography/Videography

*Each of the three categories will be judged and awarded separately.

7. Do high school students and college/university students compete against each other in the contest?

No, high school students and college/university students will compete separately.

8- What are the awards for the winners?

You can check awards > Here <

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