Miami Beach Holds Art & Essay Contest for Teens The Sister Cities International Sponsored Theme is the Power of Exchange
Miami Beach, FL – Miami Beach Sister Cities International is sponsoring a Young Artist/Young Author competition. If you are between the ages of 13-18 and are passionate about art or writing, this competition is a great way to showcase your talent. The theme for both contests is The Power of Exchange (see submission guidelines below). The deadline for submitting work to Miami Beach is Friday, March 22, 2013.
One winner will be selected in each category ($100) and will be entered into the international competition for a chance to receive $1,000 cash.
Artwork Specifications:Two dimensional, all media acceptedUse of copyrighted of trademarked images prohibitedEntries must not be plagiarized, stolen, or invade the rights of any personMust be supported by matting if possible, not framedWriting:Categories: Essay or PoetryEssays must be no more than 500 words, poetry no more than 25 linesEntries must be in EnglishWill be evaluated based on theme interpretation, composition, and grammarMust submit hard copy or digital copyAll work must be original and inspired by the theme and may not be plagiarized, stolen, or copied.Eligibility:Must be between 13 and 18 years of age, Miami Beach resident or student attending school on Miami BeachOne entry per participant
Entry form must include the following:Full NameDate of BirthTitle of pieceMailing AddressEmail Address & Phone
Submit all work to: City of Miami BeachDiana Fontani, Office of the Mayor & Commission1700 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33140305.673.7030
Contact: Stephanie Trinidad, Gargoyle79 @aol.com