Showcase Your Artistic Skills in Art Competitions

Showcase Your Artistic Skills in Upcoming Art Competitions
Posted on 10/11/2019
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The Art in the Capitol Competition is a statewide visual arts contest that requires each school district to hold an art competition for all students in Grades 6-8 in Florida.

Artwork Parameters:

• All work submitted must be two-dimensional.

• All work submitted must weigh less than 15 pounds and not exceed 28" x 28" x 4".

• All work submitted must be original in concept, design, and execution.

• All work submitted must not violate any copyright laws.

• All work submitted must include the student's name, grade, school, and city in which the school is located.

The School District’s K-12 Arts Education team will receive and adjudicate submissions with the assistance of a few non-participating teachers. Winning submissions will be forwarded to the legislator of the student's respective legislative district.

The Florida Department of Management Services (OMS) will receive and display the winning artwork. OMS will post on their website, the artist's name, school and county, name of the artwork (if provided), art medium used, legislator's name, and the location where the art is displayed. Click here for more details.

Artwork should be provided by Friday, November 15, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. EST to the following location:

Attn: Derick Allen

REDM, Dept. of Management Services

The Capitol, Suite LL-12

400 South Monroe Street

Tallahassee, FL 32399


The Holocaust Documentation & Education Center, Inc. sponsors two unique contests open to all students in grades K-12. Students may showcase their talents through visual arts or writing. The Annual Visual Arts & Writing Contest challenges students to create a visual or written representation of "Why Holocaust Survivors Are Our Heroes". 

A second contest titled "A Simple Act of Kindness" provides students with an opportunity to share how they are making a difference at home, school, or in their community. Both contests close on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. Click here for complete details.


October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, an annual initiative to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. The School District would like to showcase our students' exceptional artistic talent and creativity depicting their interpretation of cybersecurity by sponsoring the 2019 Annual Cybersecurity Awareness Month Art Contest. 

The selected artwork will be featured throughout the School District including the Fulton-Holland Educational Services Center.

• Grade Level: K-12 

• Theme: Cybersecurity (or, Importance of Cybersecurity or Ways to be Cyber Safe) 

• Medium: the platform is open, horizontal or vertical format, no texts, and no religious focus. If using a delicate medium such as chalk or pastel, please add a cover sheet. 

• Requirements: 

1) On the back of the submission please include Student Name, Grade, Art Teacher Name, Principal Name, and School Name. 

2) Students can work on copy paper or higher quality and weight paper to work with wet mediums. 

3) Plagiarism will be grounds for disqualification.

4) Do not include any religious focus. 

Submission deadline is Monday, October 28, to Linda Toombs - IT Security Specialist at [email protected]

The School District of Palm Beach County