The Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) is pleased to announce a one-day student art work exhibit to be held as part of the National Bilingual/Multilingual Learner Advocacy Month Showcase on April 27, 2017.
The theme is "My Name, My Identity"
Kindergarten through twelfth grade teachers and art program administrators are encouraged to submit 2D (size: exactly 11"x17") or 3D (size: up to 1'x1') student art work for selection to exhibit during the showcase. Please submit only 1 piece per student with up to 25 submissions per school. Submissions will be accepted April 3-7, 2017. Selection of the top three pieces in each grade level will be made by April 14th after which time teachers or art program administrators and students will be notified of acceptance in the exhibit.
All Santa Clara County Public/Charter schools and after school arts programs are eligible to participate.
We ask that an artist's statement is included with the art work submission. Entries will be considered incomplete unless the artist statement is included at the time of submission. Please complete the submission form at Student Artwork Submission Form and download the Media/Talent Release Form to be submitted along with any other documentation to email@example.com or at Student Documents. For inquiries, please contact Keysha Doutherd at firstname.lastname@example.org.
KEY DATES - SELECTION PROCESS:
February 13 - April 7, 2017 - Complete Student Artwork Submission Form
April 3-7, 2017 - Submission of digital files of artwork and media/talent release form
April 10-14, 2017 - Selection of student art work
April 14, 2017 - Online announcement of winners
April 17-21, 2017 - Notification sent to winners with request to drop off original artwork at SCCOE
April 27, 2017 - Bilingual/Multilingual Learner Advocacy Month Showcase, 5:00 PM, SCCOE
Thank you to all the student artists!
All winners will need to bring their work to the Santa Clara County Office of Education during the week of April 17-21, 2017. The National Bilingual/Multilingual Learner Advocacy Month Showcase will be held on Thursday, April 27, 2017, 5:00-7:00 PM at the Santa Clara County Office of Education.
2nd Grade - Eden Chung - Untitled (Bullis Charter School, Santa Clara County)Madeleine Banks - The Banks (Bullis Charter School, Santa Clara County)
3rd Grade - Linnea Forslin - Normal and Wild Side (Bullis Charter School, Santa Clara County)Aveline Lapetina - Portrait with Wild (Bullis Charter School, Santa Clara County)
5th Grade -Sophia Lugo - Me (Bachrodt Charter Academy, San Jose Unified SD)Valeria Iniguez Fierro - My Name, My Identity (Bachrodt Charter Academy, San Jose Unified SD)Yaneri Sanchez - ME (Bachrodt Charter Academy, San Jose Unified SD)Jonathan Zapien - Mi Nombre, Mi Identitad (Bachrodt Charter Academy, San Jose Unified SD)Amaya Hernandez - Night Rain (Bachrodt Academy, San Jose Unified SD)Ava Chamberlin - Untitled (Bachrodt Charter Academy, San Jose Unified SD)Rudy De Paz - Inspiration (Bachrodt Charter Academy, San Jose Unified SD)Selvin Curin - Me (Bachrodt Charter Academy, San Jose Unified SD)
6th Grade - Kathleen Ngo - A Secret Message (Windmill Springs, Franklin-McKinley SD)Kelly Hua - My Life Is... (Windmill Springs, Franklin-McKinley SD)Ericka Ruiz - My Family's Past (Windmill Springs, Franklin McKinley SD)
8th Grade - Gwyneth Ubasa - Gwyneth (Piedmont MS, Berryessa Union SD)Monique Tran - Untitled (Piedmont MS, Berryessa Union SD)
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