The High School Art Contest originated in 2011, each spring Avondale Municipal Art Committee holds the Achieving Artists High School Art Contest to provide an opportunity for committee to encourage & recognize the artistic talents of Avondale’s graduating high school seniors.
Teens Sought for Avondale Art Scholarship Contest
The Avondale Municipal Art Committee (AMAC) is inviting budding artists to take part in the Achieving Artists - Mayor Marie Lopez Rogers Scholarship Art Contest, open to all high school age graduating seniors in Avondale who are planning on enrolling into college.
Artwork in the media of paintings, drawings, mix media, photography and sculptures will be accepted. Scholarship prizes ranging from $1,000 - $2,000 will be awarded to help further college education. Deadline to submit is April 3, 2019. Entries need to have a copy of the online registration form attached to the piece and must be submitted to the reception desk of Avondale City Hall, 11465 West Civic Center Dr., Avondale, AZ 85323.
“Achieving Artists - Mayor Marie Lopez Rogers Scholarship Art Contest is a great opportunity for the City and the Avondale Municipal Art Committee to support and encourage talented youth in their creative and artistic endeavors,” said Councilmember Bryan Kilgore, who led the development of the program when he served as chair of the AMAC prior to becoming a councilmember.
Submitted artworks will be showcased at a special art show on April 18, 2019. Artwork will be on display at the Estrella Mountain Community Performance Arts Center from April 15-29, 2019. For details please visit http://www.avondaleaz.gov/ArtContest. For more information call 623-333-2787 or email firstname.lastname@example.org