Juried Student Art Exhibition

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2021 Juried Student Art Exhibition

The Stark Museum of Art is pleased to announce the 2021 Juried Student Art Exhibition on view March 16 – May 15, 2021.  The Juried Student Art Exhibition will accompany the Stark Museum of Art’s special exhibition on view April 23 – October 16, 2021.

The exhibition of student artwork will be juried by Staff at the Stark Museum of Art, and will include up to 100 works of art created by 4th – 12th grade artists in Region 5, TX, and Calcasieu Parish, LA. Artwork will be displayed in the museum’s Community Art Gallery and featured in an online exhibition. Artwork should depict an image inspired by the student’s interpretation of the word “home.”

 Important Dates and Information:

  • Registration forms will be available beginning November 9, 2021 at starkmuseum.org
  • A pre-recorded classroom video will be available beginning November 9, 2021 for teachers to help them discuss this year’s theme and guidelines with students.
  • Artwork must be received by the Stark Museum of Art on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Featured artists will be announced on the Stark Museum of Art website no later than March 3, 2020.
  • Featured Artists and Award Winners will be announced on the Stark Museum of Art website no later than Wednesday, March 3, 2021.
  • All artwork meeting Requirements of Submissions (see reverse) will be scanned and featured in a digital exhibit displayed in the Museum’s Community Art Gallery and online.
  • All artwork submitted for the Juried Student Art Exhibition must be picked up at the Museum between May 19 and 22, 2021. Artwork that is not picked up will be deemed donated and will be discarded or used for other purposes as deemed appropriate by the Stark Museum.

For questions or information, please contact Jennifer Restauri Dickinson at 409.221.6685 or at jrestauri@starkmuseum.org.


Requirements for Submission:

  1. Artists must currently be enrolled in grades 4-12 in public, private, or homeschool in Region 5, TX or and Calcasieu Parish, LA. Artwork will be juried and exhibited in 3 categories: grades 4-5, 6-8, 9-12.
  2. Artwork must be two-dimensional, and either hand-rendered or traditional/digitally manipulated images.
  3. Artwork must be no smaller than 8” x 10” and no larger than 9” x 12”.
  4. Submissions should be on a flat, 2-dimensional surface, no deeper than ¼” inch. Please no entries on stretched canvas. 
  5. Matted and/or framed submissions will not be accepted and returned immediately to the artist or teacher submitting the work.
  6. Only one original artwork per artist may be submitted.
  7. Artwork should depict an image inspired by the student’s interpretation of the word “home.”
  8. Artwork must be appropriate for an audience of all ages, including children. Excessively violent themes, offensive, crude, or derogatory subjects or designs are not permitted. Stark Museum reserves the right to disqualify artwork which it considers inappropriate for any reason.
  9. Artwork must have a typed label with artist name, grade level, title of artwork, and school on the back of his/her submission.
  10. Artist must submit a completed artist statement worksheet with their submission (see registration form). Worksheets should be neatly handwritten or typed. The Museum is not responsible for misspellings due to illegible writing.
  11. Completed registration form, with student and parent/guardian signatures, MUST accompany the artwork. All students, regardless of age, must have both parent/guardian and student signatures.
  12. Artwork will be juried on 4 criteria: skillful use of chosen medium, commensurate with artist’s grade level; composition and design; artist statement; and creativity.

2019 Entries

Follow the Line

2020 Juried Student Art ExhibitionThe Stark Museum of Art is pleased to announce the 2020 juried student art exhibition: Follow the Line. This special exhibition of juried student art work will accompany the Stark Museum of Art’s special exhibition The Drawing Experience (opening February 15, 2020). The exhibition will be on display March 24 – May 9, 2020 in the Community Gallery at the Stark Museum of Art. The exhibition of student artwork will be juried by Staff at the Stark Museum of Art and will include up to 100 works of art created by 3rd – 12th artists in Region 5, TX and Calcasieu Parish, LA. Artwork should be created in a way to emphasize the use of line.

3rd-12th Grade Entries: