I believe art contests are a great opportunity for aspiring artists of all ages to challenge themselves. Listed below are current art contests that I am aware. If you know about any applicable contests not listed here, please do not hesitate to contact me with information.
Milford Junior Women's Club Calendar
The Milford Junior Women's Club will be selecting works of art from all Milford Schools to be included in their 2016 calendar. The theme is "What we love most about Milford!" The contest is open to students of all ages, and all types of media are welcome. Winners will receive a free calendar and free admission to "Breakfast with Santa", a JWC, date to be decided.
Deadline: Artwork must be given to the main office by October 19, 2015
Connecticut Radon Poster Contest
The the CT Department of Public Health (CT DPH) is holding a poster contest to help increase awareness of radon, which the U.S. Surgeon General has warned is the second leading cause of lung cancer after cigarette smoking and the number one cause of lung cancer in nonsmokers. The contest is open to students ages 9 - 14. Entries must be mailed to The CT department of Public Health with a submission form.
Deadline: Submissions must be received by November 13, 2015.
Fire Prevention Post Contest
Each year Milford students participate in the annual Connecticut Fire Prevention Poster Recognition Program. The contest attracts thousands of students from communities across the state. The contest is open to all fourth & fifth graders. The theme of the contest is "Fire Prevention - Everyone Everyday". Students work with their school's art teacher to create an original poster with their own fire prevention message.
Six local winners are chosen, three from the fourth grade and three from the fifth grade. All six winners are hosted at Fire Headquarters for a station visit/tour and a pizza party with the firefighters! These winning entires wil go on to compete at the county and state level.
Deadline: Meadowside students must give their submissions to Mr. Hidalgo by Novemeber 24, 2015.