3rd Annual Statewide
YOUTH ART & WRITING COMPETITION
winners announced soon
Winners published in F Magazine, showcased at Out North Contemporary Art House, and the top two will go to Sitka Fine Arts Summer Camp!
Creative teens in grades 7-12 are invited to submit work in a number of categories of art and writing, sculpture, photography, poetry, journalism, humor, dramatic script and science fiction. The submissions are judged locally. 49 Writers will jury the writing entries on behalf of F Magazine, and artist/UAA art instructor Jimmy Riordan will oversee the judging of art entries.
In March, the statewide winners of the 2012 competition will have their work showcased at Out North Contemporary Art House. Winning writers will have their work read aloud by experienced readers and actors and the entire event will be streamed online for students unable to attend. For the third year in a row, the statewide art and writing winners will be published in the April issue of F Magazine. One writing and one art winner will be chosen to receive full scholarship and airfare for two weeks at the Sitka Fine Arts Summer Camp in Sitka, AK.
THE COMPETITION RULES AND GUIDELINES:
In March, the statewide 1st, 2nd, 3rd place and honorable mention winners of the 2012 competition will have their work showcased at Out North Contemporary Art House in Anchorage, AK. Winning writers will have their work read aloud by experienced readers and actors and the entire event will be streamed online for students unable to attend. For the third year in a row, the statewide art and writing winners will be published in the April issue of F Magazine.
The F Magazine Editor’s Choice Award will be awarded to one writing entrant, and one art entrant. These two students receive full scholarship and airfare for two weeks at the Sitka Fine Arts Summer Camp in Sitka, AK.
Entrants can submit up to six (6) images and/or writing entries per registration. To submit more, entrant must create a new profile and pay the $5 entry fee again. Entrant cannot add or modify an entry once it is posted.
Students that cannot afford or do not have access to funds to pay the submission fee, please let us know by emailing us directly at email@example.com; write “ASYAWC fee waiver” in the subject line.
For all entries, judges will be looking at creativity, originality, ability and overall composition.
The call for entries closes January 20th; 10pm Alaska Standard Time (midnight, Mountain Standard Time).
Writing judges will make their final decisions of 1st, 2nd, 3rd place winners and runners ups no later than January 30, 2013.
Art judges will make their first round of decisions by January 30, 2013. Entrants then will be requested to mail their entries to F Magazine, with a post date no later than February 4, 2013. Entrants are responsible for the mailing and insuring of their art (F Magazine will be responsible for the mailing and insuring the return of art).
The final round of judging for art submissions will be done no later than February 20, 2013.
All winners will be will be contacted via email, along with an invitation to the art opening and awards ceremony on March 15 & 16 (respectively). The actual placement of winners will not be revealed until the awards ceremony.
F Magazine will contact art winners and request high resolution images (at least 300 dpi) for consideration in the April publication of F Magazine by February 19. Art entrants are encouraged to gather high resolution images before sending their work to F Magazine in Anchorage. Artists will have until February 25 to submit the high res images via email to firstname.lastname@example.org Please put “ASYAWC Image” in the subject line.
To be considered for the competition, students must submit a fully signed (found on the website: www.fhideout.org/competition or on this site)and mail it to F Magazine; 3800 DeBarr Road; Anchorage, AK 99508
F Magazine is an Alaska-based arts and culture publication. An Art House Resident Group of Out North Contemporary Art House, F Magazine is entirely volunteer owned and run. The mission of F Magazine is to bolster arts consciousness in Alaska by bridging the gap between artists and the general public.
F Magazine LLC, in conjunction with fhideout.org and Out North Contemporary Art House, hosts a number of different annual competitions. These competitions are designed to raise visibility of Alaska’s arts, increase community engagement of the arts, and encourage artists to raise their own bar.