2016 Stop Bullying Now Feature

2016 Stop Bullying Now Feature


The DoDEA Artist Spotlight is a monthly artwork challenge open to current DoDEA students and is held on the DoDEA Facebook fan page. Students are encouraged to submit a work of art, including photographs, digital artwork, 2D artwork, or 3D artwork that relates to the monthly theme. The artwork will be displayed in a Facebook album and Facebook members will have the opportunity to vote on their favorite image by selecting the Facebook "Like" button. The image with the most Facebook likes is announced as the favorite at the end of the challenge and showcased on both the DoDEA website and the DoDEA Facebook fan page.

How to Enter

Please view the Official Rules. Keep in mind that no more than ONE image per student may be entered per contest. No group submissions will be accepted. To enter the contest, email your submission to: . Your file size should be below 4MB or 4,000KB. Each submission must include the Permission/Entry Form and the Model Release Form (if necessary). The deadlines for submissions are posted below. Voting will last approximately one week before the favorite is announced.

October's Theme: Anti-Bullying

October's Artist Spotlight theme is Anti-Bullying in support of National Bullying Prevention Month. Create a poster, photo, 3D sculpture, etc. that shows your stance on bullying and get those submissions in by November 10th! Voting will be November 14th-16th with the Favorite announced November 17th.

Upcoming Spotlight Themes and Deadlines

  • October 2016: Anti-Bullying
    • Submission Deadline: November 10 th
    • Voting: November 14 th - 16 th
    • Winner Announced: November 17  th
  • November 2016: Postcards from Around DoDEA
    • Submission Deadline: November 15 th
    • Voting: November 22 nd - 29 th
    • Winner Announced: December 1 st
  • December 2016: Culture
    • Submission Deadline: December 15 th
    • Voting: December 22 nd - 29 th
    • Winner Announced: January 3 rd
  • January 2017: Point of View
    • Submission Deadline: January 17 th
    • Voting: January 24 th - 31 st
    • Winner Announced: February 1 st
  • February 2017: Relationship
    • Submission Deadline: February 15 th
    • Voting: February 22 nd - 28 th
    • Winner Announced: March 1 st
  • March 2017: Inequality
    • Submission Deadline: March 15 th
    • Voting: March 22 nd - 29 th
    • Winner Announced: April 3 rd
  • April 2017: Cause/Effect
    • Submission Deadline: April 17 th
    • Voting: March 24 th - 30 th
    • Winner Announced: May 1 st

DoDEA's Monthly Favorites

DoDEA’s monthly favorite is chosen based on the highest number of Facebook likes. DoDEA students entering the contest are encouraged to share their entry with friends and family. Spread the word to increase the number of likes. We look forward to showcasing your artistic talents! Good Luck!

View DoDEA’s Monthly Favorites on Facebook

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Spotlight Tips

A talented artist is constantly learning his or her craft. Art takes hours of practice and perseverance, and you can always use tips to help improve your technique. Who knows, these Spotlight Tips might just make your artwork a DoDEA Favorite!


Official Rules
Be sure to read through the official rules before submitting your entry.
Permission/Entry Form
A Permission/Entry Form must accompany each submission.  Email this form along with your digital submission to: artistspotlight@hq.dodea.edu.
Model Release
A Model Release Form must accompany your submission if your artwork realistically depicts an individual(s).  The individual depicted in the artwork must give you permission to use his/her image in the DoDEA Artist Spotlight.
DoDEA Artist Spotlight Flyer
Download a flyer advertising this month's Facebook challenge.
DoDEA Artist Spotlight Flyer-Please Spread the Word!
Download a flyer that advertises basic information about The DoDEA Artist Spotlight Facebook challenge.
Certificate of Participation
Download a Certificate of Participation for The DoDEA Artist Spotlight.

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