SARC hosts “Rising Above It” art contest for children through June 20

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SARC and Exploration Art School are hosting a art contest through June 20 to support SARC’s annual “Rising Above It” festival Sept. 19 and 20. Children ages 5 through 15 are encouraged to submit artwork conveying the “Rising Above It” theme to the school. Here are the details:

“Rising Above It” Art Contest to Support SARC

Bel Air—MD, SARC is holding the first Annual Rising Above It Art Contest to support SARC’s 5th Annual Rising Above It Festival Weekend on September 19th and 20th 2014.

Children ages 5 – 15 years old are encouraged to submit artwork to Exploration Art School on or before June 20th, 2014 to participate. Submitted artwork will then be presented to a panel of judges to select the top three artists. The winner will be announced July 7th 2014.

 

The first place winner will have their artwork on all promotional materials for SARC’s 5th Annual

Rising Above It Festival Weekend and will be distributed throughout the county to over 4,000 people.

They will also have their named announced over the speaker system at Ripken Stadium on September

20th during SARC’s 5th Annual Rising Above It Family Fun Day. The winner will receive 15 free passes to attend Family Fun Day and $10.00 in Barnes and Noble Gift Cards and $5.00 to Basta Pasta.

 

The second place winner will be awarded 10 free passes to attend SARC’s 5th Annual Rising Above

It Family Fun Day on September 20th and $5.00 to Barnes and Noble, a free ice cream pass for

Broom’s Bloom, and $5.00 to Basta Pasta.

 

Third place will be awarded 5 free passes to attend SARC’s 5th Annual Rising Above It

Family Fun Day on September 20th and $5.00 to Barnes and Noble, a free ice cream pass for Broom’s

Bloom, and $5.00 to Basta Pasta.

 

Artwork requirements:

• Artwork must be 11×17 and submitted on provided 12 x 18 paper (paper can be collected by contacting nickijergensen@mac.com or kluchey@sarc-maryland.org)

• The following Mediums may be used:

Photography, Pencil, Marker, Colored Pencil, Watercolor pencil, Acrylic Paint, Oil Pastels

• Artwork should visually demonstrate the theme “Rising Above It

 

Entry fee is $25.00. Checks can be made payable to SARC. For more information or questions about the contest, contact SARC at (410) 836-8431 or visit our website at www.sarc-maryland.org.