Student Enrichment

Reflections Art Recognition Program

UPDATED DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 24, 2021

Lockwood students may submit an entry in any of six arts areas to the Lockwood PTA. Only original works of art are accepted. The six art areas are (only one entry per category allowed):

  1. Literature – works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, prose, drama, short stories and lyrics.

  2. Music Composition – original musical composition, with or without words.

  3. Photography: color or black and white, included techniques: photogram, negative sandwich, and multiple exposure.

  4. Visual Arts: drawing, painting in tempera, oil, acrylic, watercolor & t-shirt paints, computer generated art, two-dimensional collage, printmaking, needlework & leather tooling.

  5. Film/Video: original works, with or without sound, of animation, narrative, documentary, experimental or music video/film.

  6. Choreography/Dance: originally choreographed dance composition.

Student works are critiqued against others in two divisions: K-2 and 3-5.

HOW TO ENTER

Dance Choreography: Solo and ensemble works of all dance styles are accepted. Entrant must be the choreographer and may also be the performer, or one of the performers. If background music is used, cite it on the entry form. The video must not exceed 5 minutes in length. Upload your recording to a site like YouTube, Vimeo or Google Drive, then submit the video link to your recorded dance choreography here.

Film Production: Accepted short film styles include: Animation, narrative, documentary, experimental or media presentation. Use of PowerPoint is prohibited. Entrant must be the screenwriter, cinematographer, editor and producer. If background music is used, cite it on the entry form. The video must not exceed 5 minutes in length. Upload your recording to a site like YouTube, Vimeo or Google Drive, then submit the video link to your recorded film production here.

Literature: Accepted forms of fiction and nonfiction include: Prose, poetry, reflective essay, screen play and play script, narrative, and short story. Entrants may write in their primary language as long as an interpretive English translation is also attached. Use of copyrighted material is prohibited. Writing must not exceed 2,000 words and may be handwritten or typed. Upload here your literature submission here (file must be in either .doc or .pdf format).

Music Composition: All music styles and combinations of instrumentation are accepted. Entrant must be the composer and may also be the performer, or one of the performers. Use of copyrighted material is prohibited. An audio or video recording of the composition must be included and must not exceed 5 minutes in length. Entrant may include a written reflective statement that provides a musically technical explanation of how you wrote the music (100 words or less). Upload your recording to a site like YouTube, Vimeo or Google Drive, then submit the video/audio link to your recorded music composition here.

Photography: Photo must be a single print/digital image. Collages and collections of photos are not accepted. Entrant must be the photographer and may use a variety of digital editing techniques including but not limited to, multiple exposure, negative sandwich and photogram. Use of copyrighted material is prohibited. Print image dimensions must be no smaller than 3x5 inches and no larger than 8x10 inches. Digital image dimensions must be at least 640x960 (pixels) and 300 dpi (resolution). Upload your photography submission here (file must be in JPEG, JPG, and/or PNG format). (note that a physical print will be required after the Lockwood PTA round)

Visual Arts: Works of both fine and design arts are accepted, including but not limited to: architectural drawing and models, ceramics, collage, computer generated images and graphics, crafts, drawing, fashion clothes and jewelry, fiber work, mixed media, painting, printmaking and sculpture. Use of copyrighted material is prohibited. 2D artworks must be no larger than 24x30 inches (with just one digital image for submission). 3D artwork submissions must contain three digital images of artwork at different angles. Upload your visual arts submission here (file(s) must be in JPEG, JPG, and/or PNG format). (note that a physical copy/print of the work will be required after the Lockwood PTA round)


Special Artist: Students who identify as having a disability and may receive services under IDEA or ADA: Section 504 may enter in the Special Artist Division (K-5) or may submit through the prior six categories and select the grade division most closely aligned to their functional abilities. Upload your special artist submission here (or upload through any of the above categories and select the appropriate grade division).

Lockwood PTA 06.10.25

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