Black History Month 2020 Art Competition: A Celebration of inspirational black people and their achievements

Black History Month 2020 Art Competition: A Celebration of inspirational black people and their achievements

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust invites all of its schools to take part in our first-ever Art Competition in celebration of Black History Month 2020.

Individual and group projects representing a “Celebration of inspirational black people and their achievements” are welcomed.

This is the first Black History Month Art competition ran by the Trust and it gives our children a chance to use the Trust’s platforms to showcase their artistic talents and celebrate black people in both modern and past history that are important to you and who inspire you.

All entries will be displayed in our online virtual gallery with the judges favorites chosen to be displayed in a public display. (Information to follow).

LAUNCHES: Thursday 1st October | CLOSES: Friday 23rd October

 

Prizes:

1st place- £100

2nd place- £50

3rd place- £25

People’s Choice Award- £100

 

The Basics:

Here’s your need-to-know information.

  1. Create a piece of original artwork on the theme of: “A celebration of inspirational black people and their achievements”
  2. Click the button button to submit your artwork by Friday 23rd October
  3. A judging panel made up of Trust Teachers & guests will select their favorite pieces to be displayed in a public gallery. All pieces submitted will feature in our online show.
  4. Awards will be announced online from wc 25th
  5. Images of students’ work may be included in future advertising or media publications to promote the exhibition.
  6. Artwork can be submitted as an individual project, a group project or a class project.

Click here to send your submission

 

Accepted Media Includes:

  • Paintings/Drawings/Collage
  • Photography (digital, black & white, colour)
  • Audio/Video (animation, documentary, narrative, radio)*
  • Graphic Art (drawing, painting, computer graphics, etc.)
  • 3D (papier-mâché, sculpture, quilting, etc.)
  • Written (poetry, script, spoken word, comedy)

 

How to submit your artwork:

  • Please submit original work.
  • One entry per person, please! 
  • If you have made a physical piece of work (such as a painting) please submit a clear photo of your artwork for judging in the first instance.
  • Entries must be submitted with a short paragraph explaining why you have chosen this person, what their achievement is and how they have inspired you.

 

  • Content: All artwork must be made by students and recognise the theme.
  • Size and Duration Requirements: Entries are not limited in size.  Larger artwork will be displayed only if gallery space permits.
  • Audio/Video: Entries are limited to 2 minutes.  Please submit links to video or audio files
  • Physical artwork to be given to your teacher who will deliver it to Reception
  • Digital artwork can be submitted via the below form.

Click here to send your submission