2020 Scholastic Art Awards Deadlines

Posted on Dec 12, 2019 in Arts Education, Blog Post, Hawaii State Art Museum, Scholastic Student Art Awards

2020 Hawaii Regional Scholastic Art Awards

The State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) and Hawaiʻi State Art Museum (HiSAM) are pleased to sponsor the 2020 Hawaiʻi Regional Scholastic Art Awards. The event offers students in grades 7-12, ages 13 and up, an opportunity to showcase their exemplary artwork and talent. It is part of the national Scholastic Art and Writing Awards program sponsored by the non-profit organizations Alliance for Young Artists and Writers.

Participation is Free

Students will not be charged a submission fee for artwork. When the submission process has been completed, no fee will be charged. All fees for submission to the Hawaiʻi Regional Scholastic Art Awards have been waived by the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts.

Registration Form Deadline is 4:00 p.m. Thursday December 12, 2019

The submission deadline for all printed and completed registration forms, including release forms, is Thursday, December 12, 2019 by 4:00 pm Hawaiʻi Standard Time. Forms may be submitted online on the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers website (www.artandwriting.org) or mailed to the Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts. Forms submitted or postmarked after this date will not be accepted. Forms may be mailed or dropped off to:

c/o Scholastic Art Awards
Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts
250 S Hotel Street, 2nd Floor
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Artwork Submission Deadline is 6:59 p.m. Thursday December 12, 2019

All submission of artwork must be completed on the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers website (www.artandwriting.org) by 11:59pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) / 6:59 pm Hawaiʻi Standard Time (HST) on Thursday, December 12, 2019. No late submissions will be accepted.

Judging

All submissions will be judged digitally. The artwork will be adjudicated by a highly respected, expert panel of visual artists based on the judging criteria described in the Art & Writing Awards Submission Guidelines located on the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers website.

Exhibition

Nominees of the 2020 Hawaiʻi Regional Scholastic Art Awards will be invited to display their artwork at the 2020 Hawaiʻi Regional Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition from February 14, 2020 through March 14, 2020 at HiSAM, 250 S Hotel Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813. An email notification of the art award nominees and instructions for the submission of selected artwork will be sent to the nominees’ teachers (date to be announced).

Awards Ceremony

An Awards Ceremony honoring student nominees and their teachers will be held in February (date to be announced). Neighbor island nominees and their teachers will be provided air and ground transportation to attend the ceremony. Confirmed air and ground travel information will be provided by the SFCA via email notification to the nominees’ teachers (date to be announced).

Contact

Any questions? Please Alex Skees, SFCA Project Manager, at [email protected] or (808) 586-9955, or Kamakani Konia, SFCA Project Manager, at [email protected] or (808) 586-0736.