Tuesday, March 24, 2009

2009 Illinois High School "Call for Entries"

Attention all High School Students with an interest in the visual arts, currently enrolled at an Illinois public or private High School or College Preparatory School. If you paint, illustrate, sculpt, design, draw, photograph, or just create art, you are eligible to enter the 2nd Annual Fine Art Finals Illinois High School Scholarship Competition. Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors are eligible.

Media accepted into Illinois High School Scholarship Competition include:

  • Drawing - graphite, colored pencil, pen and ink, marker, pastel, charcoal, etc.
  • Painting - oil, acrylic, watercolor, gouache, etc.
  • Printmaking - etching, lithography, screen-printing, etc.
  • Sculpture -clay, ceramic, plaster, marble, glass, wood, resin, metal, porcelain, etc
  • Jewelry - gemstones, precious metals, or other materials, etc.
  • Fibers - textiles, fabrics, yarn, natural and synthetic fibers, etc.
  • Photography - traditional and digital.
  • Digital Art - please see information page for details
  • Graphic Design - traditional and digital, see information page for digital details

High School Scholarship Awards:

First Place: $500 to Student &
$250 to School Art Program

Second Place: $250 to Student &
$125 to School Art Program

Third Place: $125 to Student &
$50 to School Art Program
High School Deadline:
Must be postmarked by
Friday, May 8, 2009

Notification of Finalists by E-mail: May 15, 2009
Notification of Winners by E-mail: May 22, 2009
Scholarships mailed to Winners: June 1, 2009

View last year's 2008 Illinois High School Finalists & Winners - here