The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary to Post #1388 is pleased to announce the kick-off of the 2018-2019 VFW Auxiliary’s Young American Creative Patriotic Art Awards. Scholarships have been increased to $15,000 for 1st place, $7,500 for 2nd place and $3,500 for 3rd place from last year. This contest is open to students in grades 9, 10, 11, or 12. Students must be a maximum age of 18 at time of local entry. They must be a US citizen or US national.
There are several changes and additions to medium usage and and how they must be framed or matted. The art must be no smaller than 8″x 10″ but no larger than 18″ x 24″, not including mat. Three dimensional art can be paper, papier-mache, pottery, clay, metal work, etc. Digital art, photography and jewelry are not accepted.
Student participants are asked to submit their entry (along with a completed entry form) to VFW Post #1388 Auxiliary. The deadline for for student entries is March 31, 2019. Home schooled students are encouraged to participate.
For more information please contact Lauralyn Palmer at 740-929-2617 for an application. Leave your name and address on the machine.