Submit art work to Youth Art Month (YAM) Exhibit
- Any Pre-K-12 teacher can now enter art work to YAM.
- Educators who are NOT members of the West Virginia Arts Educators Association (WVAEA) will pay a $10.00 entry fee per submission.
- WVAEA members will not have an entry fee.
- Please see detailed YAM submission information below and visit http://www.wvaea.com/ for appropriate forms.
Eligibility: Each of the 55 counties in West Virginia may submit FOUR 2-Dimensional artworks and/or THREE 3-Dimensional artworks completed by any WV Pre-K-12 students during the current academic year. Each participating teacher from your county must be a current WVAEA member to submit artworks for these exhibits. It is your county’s responsibility to decide how to choose/judge artwork for their exhibit submissions.
NOTE: Each county may submit one additional piece for the Digital Award and one additional piece for the Watercolor Award. This enables each county to increase the total number of 2-D submissions to 6, provided the two additional pieces fall into these categories:
2-D Matting: Send your county’s artwork matted and ready for display. It is your county’s responsibility to decide how to mat their four exhibit submissions. If the submissions are matted poorly, they may be re-matted.
Size Limitations if Art Work is Shipped
NOTE: Work should be no larger than 24” X 36”. However, 2-D submissions may exceed the 24” X 36” size requirement provided the work is transported by a county representative (or the teacher) to and from the gallery and the Culture Center for the Arts Alive 2020 Exhibit. WVAE will not ship works that exceed 24” X 36” including mats.
NOTE: Every effort should be made to deliver the 2-D and 3-D works at the “Day in the Studio” February 22, 2020 at the Parkersburg Art Center (725 Market Street). When you deliver your 3-D work! This is your chance to enter larger works in the competition and we are excited to offer everyone this opportunity!
NOTE: Do not ship 3-D submissions. These works: a) are not to exceed 40 pounds; b) should be portable for one person to handle and c) must be picked up by a county representative if the teacher or student is unable to transport the work personally.
Deliver 3-D works at the “Day in the Studio” February 22, 2020 at the Parkersburg Art Center (725 Market Street).
Visit WVAEA YAM Application Form for more information and appropriate forms and deadlines for WVAEA State Youth Art Month Exhibit.
All art work for the WVAEA State Youth Art Month Exhibit must be postmarked by February 15, 2020.
Entries to be mailed should be sent to:
Art Department Head
Robert C. Byrd High School
1 Eagle Way
Clarksburg, WV 26301