ART SOCIETY of
STRATHCONA COUNTY


STUDENT ART

COMPETITION

SHOW AND SALE


Organ
ized by the Art Society of Strathcona County (ASSC)


SHOW INFORMATION


Registration

Opens: December 20, 2021

Closes: midnight April 15, 2022


The Student Show features art from
 students in G
rades 10, 11 and 12 
attending an accredited school / program in Strathcona County

The art can be: 

  • For Sale and/or
  • Submitted to Strathcona County for the Annual Art Acquisition Program
  • For Exhibition only

Prizes and Ribbons are awarded in grades 10, 11 and 12 

Planning now with Covid precautions in mind:

  • We will have an online show for sure, and a physical show if possible
  • The physical show will hopefully be open to family, friends and the public with the current Covid restrictions in place.
  • Drop-off art dates and times  will be scheduled for each school's students in the days preceding the physical show. 
  • Appointments may  be made available for cohort groups to view the gallery at specific times.

Winning Art from Previous Years


SHOW DETAILS


WHEN IS THE SHOW?

Reception:

Friday May 6th, 2022

7pm – 9pm      

*No Reception if Covid restrictions are still in place.
Appointment bookings may be offered 
 
 
    
                                                    

Show:

Friday:       May 6, 2022, 7pm - 9pm

Saturday:  May 7, 2022, 12pm - 4pm

Sunday:     May 8th, 2022, 12pm - 4pm

Family, friends and the public are welcome. Please come in your cohort groups, stay together as you view the artwork, and adhere to any Covid precautions we have in place. 

WHERE IS THE SHOW?

A.J. Ottewell Centre (Red Barn)
590 Broadmoor Blvd
Sherwood Park, AB

For Location Map click here

WHO CAN ENTER?
  • Grade 10, 11, 12 and Special Ed. students attending an accredited school/program in Strathcona County 
  • There is no artist-entry fee for this show.
  • All participants are encouraged to attend the show observing Covid precautions and showing their vaccine record

** COVID PROTOCOLS **

  • All persons entering the building will be required to show your vaccine history or a negative PCR test within last 72 hours.
  • As of November 16, 2021, we will ask for QR Code on your phone, or a negative test within 72 hours, and picture ID.
  • If you cannot meet these regulations, please make arrangements for another person to deliver your art. 

STUDENT SHOW REGISTRATION

This next years show in 2022 will be offered as  an online show and hopefully as a physical show, depending on the Covid situation. Final instructions will be made closer to the date.

Instructions for the online image requirements and the info needed to be sent in are explained below.
Presentation requirements are the same and are also listed below. 

Hanging hardware: work must be hung by a hook, we have a new show panel system, no pegboard.

PLEASE NOTE: As per Strathcona County regulations, if we have physical show, the person dropping off artwork must have a record of vaccinations x2, or a negative test within 72 hrs of drop off. As of November 16, 2021, we will ask for QR Code on your phone, vaccine records, or a negative test within 72 hours. 

** Teachers and Students - please check back to this page for changes as they will be posted as they occur **


PART 1

HOW AND WHEN DO I ENTER?  

  • Art is entered online using this website, please click Student Art Show Registration
  • Students enter starting December 20, 2021 up to and including April 15th, 2022
  • Yes, you can register on weekends.
  • You will receive an email confirmation of your registration. This email will be your main contact method. 
  • Covid will dictate how we present this show and any restrictions will be explained closer to the date
  • For the ONLINE portion there are additional steps

WHAT CAN I ENTER?
  • ONE piece of 2D or 3D art. You choose the medium.
  • All art must be original - no reproductions, can be created at home or in school
  • Art that is created in class is accepted but the instructor must not have physically assisted in the creation. The exception to this rule is for the Special Education classes whereby it is understood instructor assistance can be allowed. 
  • Photography and computer altered original photography allowed
  • Art must have been created in the last 2 years 
  • Art can be for sale, for SCAAA submission and/or just exhibition.
** If Covid is still a concern and county regulations do not allow a physical show,  there will be just an ONLINE show.

        PART 2

        HOW DO I ENTER THE ONLINE SHOW?

        • Fill in the registration entry page with all info requested. Follow the hints and use proper grammar as this info makes your Art Labels
        • Take an image of artwork
        • Image must be good quality, in focus, highest resolution you can provide, not have flash points or shadows, have background distractions removed and no frame visible
        • Provide in .jpg or .jpeg format
        • 3D art, please send in 2 views, remove any background distractions
        • 2D art, one image without the frame showing, cropped to image only
        • Rename your image, save it on your computer, right click on the image and Rename as instructed below. At the same time crop it to remove background/frame, distractions. 
        • " Image Title, Artist Full Name, School, Grade, Medium, Sale Price (if applicable)  i.e.  "Jasper Lake", Ross Bob, ABJ, grade 10, pastel, $100
        • Email to:   artworkbykm@gmail.com    Subject: Student Art Show
        • Images not adhering to these parameters cannot be judged and will not be permitted
        • ASSC Jurors and Strathcona County Annual Art Acquisition will jury by image only if we have an online show only

        Read full SHOW GUIDELINES & PRIVACY REGULATIONS (PDF)

        STUDENT SHOW DOCUMENTS

        Please click on the links below for Student Show Documents


        STUDENT SHOW ENTRY FORM - use this form to register for the Student Show  (Entry opens December 20 until April 15.2022)


        ART LABEL - use this document to label your artwork; to be affixed on the back of hung art, or underneath of 3D art


        SHOW GUIDELINES & PRIVACY REGULATIONS (PDF) - read all guidelines for how to present your art, how art will be judged, and about our privacy regulations



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        STRATHCONA COUNTY’S ANNUAL ART ACQUISITION – YOUTH CATEGORY (SCAAA)

        WHEN REGISTERING FOR THE ASSC ART SHOW, YOU CAN ALSO REGISTER FOR THE STRATHCONA COUNTY ANNUAL ART ACQUISITION, EITHER FOR PURCHASE OR LOAN FOR A YEAR PROGRAMS.

        Please go to and read all SCAAA documents- click this linkAnnual Art Acquisition Program | Strathcona County

        • You can choose to submit your work for purchase by the County, or for loan to the County for one year.
        • Art chosen by the SCAAA will be displayed in the Salon Series Show at the Gallery 501.  (501 Festival Avenue, Sherwood Park) .     Dates to be Announced.
        • Only original art will be considered for the Collection. You must be a resident of Strathcona County to enter the County SCAAA. Note: different requirement to the ASSC show
        • The framing requirements for the SCAAA – Youth Category are the same as for the Student Show.

        ART SUBMITTED/CHOSEN BY THE STRATHCONA COUNTY ANNUAL ART ACQUISITION PROGRAM:

        • SCAAA selected art will be publicly announced by the County, directly to the artists.
        • Art selected for the SCAAA will be picked up by the County after the show and Students will be contacted and advised by the County representatives.
        • All art selected for the County Art Acquisition (SCAAA) will be picked up by Strathcona County Staff for display in the "Salon Series" show in the Gallery @ 501. Dates to be Announced
        • Whether the show is online or not, and your art is selected for the SCAAA, they will contact you and make arrangements to pick up your art.



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