2017 Art Contest

Congratulations to 2017 Art Contest Winners!

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BACKGROUND

Phoenix Chinese Week is a non-profit organization that strives to promote understanding and appreciation of Chinese culture. Each year Phoenix Chinese Week sponsors an Art Contest to give students the opportunity to express their knowledge of 5,000 years of Chinese culture through art.

2017 CONTEST THEME

“The Wonder of Chinese Culture”. Contestants may choose any aspect of Chinese history or culture as their subject, such as: history, architecture, music, martial arts, cuisine, visual arts, festivals, religion, the zodiac, landscape, people, etc. All submissions must be related to Chinese arts & culture.

ELIGIBILITY

Kindergarten through 12th grade students.

Grade Level Categories: K-2nd grade, 3-5th grade, 6-8th grade, 9th-12th grade

ACCEPTED SIZE & MEDIA

Artwork entries must be no smaller than 11” x 14” and no larger than 12” x 18”. Accepted Media: crayons, markers, paint or colored pencils, pastels, ink or paper cutting. No collages, raised art or framed artwork allowed.

RULES & REGULATIONS

1) One entry per contestant. 2) Entries must be original and completed by the participant without assistance. 3) Entry forms must be attached on back of the artwork. The judges’ decisions are final. All entries become the property of Phoenix Chinese Week and may be used for displays and in Phoenix Chinese Week publications.

JUDGING CRITERIA

Judged equally on originality, artistic creativity, and theme.

ENTRY DEADLINE

All entries must be received by Sunday November 13, 2016 by 5pm.  No extensions.

ARTWORK SUBMISSION

Dropoff dates: Tuesday November 8th through Sunday November 13th, 2016 between 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Location: SunDust Art Gallery, 207 East Williams Field Rd, H102, (SE Corner of Gilbert Rd & Williams Field) Gilbert, AZ 85295. Gallery contact : 480.464.6077. www.sundustgallery.com

PRIZES

Awards will be presented to the 1st-3rd place winners in each category, as well as honorable mention.

AWARDS PRESENTATION

Winners will be notified prior to the Awards Ceremony and are strongly encouraged to be present to receive their awards at 12 noon on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at the Phoenix Chinese Week Festival at the Margaret T Hance Park East stage (1202 N. 3rd Street, Phoenix, 85004). Winning entries will be displayed in the Art & Photo Gallery at the Phoenix Chinese Week event.

RETURN OF ARTWORK

All artwork may be picked up at the Phoenix Chinese Week information booth during the Phoenix Chinese Week Cultural Festival, February 10th, 11th and 12th. The Art Contest Committee is not responsible for artwork not claimed by 2 pm, Sunday, February 12th. No artwork will be returned by mail.

CONTACT

For general contest-related questions, contact phoenixchineseweek@gmail.com

2016 PCW Art Contest Winners

2015 PCW Art Contest Winners

2014 PCW Art Contest Winners

2013 Art Contest Winners

9th – 12th  Grade 1st  Place Winner Gina X, Age 14           Acrylic- “Chinese New Year Dragon Dance”

 

6th – 8th Grade 1st  Place Winner Melinda C, Age 10        Acrylic- “Bamboo Orchestra”

 

3rd -5th  Grade 1st Place Winner Kevin T, Age 9     Acrylic- ‘The Dragon and Great Wall”

 

K-2nd  Grade  1st  Place Winner Madeleine C Age 7 2nd Grade     Marker & Color Pencil- “Dragon Dance”