Submitted by Emily Whalen.
Call for High School Artists for 35th Future Choices Visual Arts Competition
Shoreline Arts Alliance is seeking High School Artists in their 24 Town Region, for their annual High School Visual Arts Competition and Exhibition
Old Lyme, CT – January 10, 2018 – Shoreline Arts Alliance, a regional Arts Council in Guilford, is hosting their 35th Annual Future Choices program, a Visual Arts Competition and Exhibition for High School Students. This competition and exhibition takes place on the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts campus in Old Lyme, CT and features work from High School Students in our region. Shoreline Arts Alliance is currently seeking artwork from young artists for in person submissions on February 4-6, 2019 at the Sill House Gallery.
High School Students within the 24 town region of CT are encouraged to submit artwork to the visual art competition. The 24 town region consists of all of Middlesex County, Lyme, Old Lyme, East Lyme, Salem, Madison, Guilford, North Branford, Branford, and East Haven.
Visual Art Categories that are accepted for submission are Ceramics, Drawing, Mixed Media, Painting, Pastels, Photography, Prints, Sculpture, and Video. Submissions are made in person at the Sill House Gallery located on the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Campus at 84 Lyme St, Old Lyme, CT. Submissions are on February 4 – 6 from 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day. All work must be submitted during these times by either the artist, a teacher, or a responsible person as designated by the artist. For more detailed submission guidelines please visit the website at www.shorelinearts.org/future-choices.
Work accepted into the competition by our judges will be hung at the Sill House Gallery from February 14 to March 5, 2019. The exhibition will be open to the public from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday (no Sunday hours).
Students may have a chance to win cash rewards from Shoreline Arts Alliance such as the Best in Show award and the Ruth Baxter-Tagliatela Award. Teachers and Schools may also win awards such as the Earl Grenville Killeen Founders Award, an award that recognizes the Best in Show’s art teacher and allows that teacher to recognize a student in their class with a strong inclination and dedication to the arts. There is also the Judy Streeter Outstanding School Award given to an Art Department of a High School.
About Shoreline Arts Alliance: Shoreline Arts Alliance is a non-profit 501(c)3 and an arts council based in Guilford. Shoreline Arts Alliance’s mission is to Transform Lives through the Arts by encouraging, engaging, enriching, and educating the community. Learn more about our programs and events by visiting www.shorelinearts.org.