High School Student Art Contest

The Rotary Club of Otorohanga, New Zealand




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THE NEXT INTERNATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ART CONTEST WILL BE RUN NEXT YEAR

The 2011 - 2012 Art Contest

Entries opened 4th May 2011 and will close 31st January 2012

The Winners will be announced May 2012

The Contest Rules are:

* All entries will be made via our web site

* Entries will close 31st January 2012

* The art work must be the student's own unaided originalwork.

* The subject is of the artist's choice

* Art work is to be two dimensional in any usual art medium

* Dimensions should be within 500mm x 400mm

* The student's birthdate must be on or after 31 January 1994

* Computer aided art is acceptable - definition must be sufficient for enlargement to A3 size (420mm x 297mm) but not more than 500kB

* Generally students are expected to be studying at High School level Y9 to Y13

* An entry fee of US$10 will be payable via our web site using Visa, MasterCard or PayPal

* Student entries need to be submitted under the auspices of their parent/guardian, school, art club or Rotary Club

* Ideally, we would like students to enter the contest with the support of their nearest Rotary Club

* After registration and payment of the entry fee, a digital image of the original art work may then be uploaded to our web site

* After the closing date a panel of 5 judges will view every entry

* A short list of finalists will be selected and the students will be required to airmail their original art work to New Zealand for final judging

* There will be two divisions

(a) Students resident in New Zealand

(b) Students living anywhere-else in the world

* There will be a cash award of NZ$1000 to the school of each first place artist

* The winner of section (a) will be awarded NZ$1000 plus an all expenses 21 day trip to the United States of America as guest of Rotary Clubs in the US.

* The winner of section (b) will be awarded NZ$1000 and a fully funded trip to New Zealand for a three week educational holiday as a guest of the Rotary Clubs of Rotary District 9930 (Central North Island).

* There will be second and third place cash prizes of NZ$500 and $250 in each division.

* Work called to the final judging will go on sale at an exhibition with the sale proceeds of each work going to the artist, less 25% commission.

* Unsold work will not be returned except at the artist's expense, these works will be donated to children's hospitals for display.

For more information, to register, or to ask questions, please visit the contest page.


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