May 2016 Artist Spotlight Favorite Sha'Ryhia March 2016 Artist Spotlight Favorite Sarah April 2016 5210 Artist Spotlight Favorite Anabella

May 2016 Artist Spotlight Favorite Sha'Ryhia

March 2016 Artist Spotlight Favorite Sarah

April 2016 5210 Artist Spotlight Favorite Anabella


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.

May's Theme: Analogy

May's Artist Spotlight theme is Analogy. Get those submissions in by May 13th! Voting will be May 18th-25th with the Favorite announced June 1st.


The deadline to enter The Monthly DoDEA Artist Spotlight Challenge can be found below in the Upcoming Spotlight Themes section.

Upcoming Spotlight Themes

  • September 2015: Pattern
    • Submission Deadline: September 14 th
    • Voting: September 17-24 th
    • Winner Announced: October 1 st
  • October 2015: Point of View
    • Submission Deadline: October 14 th
    • Voting: October 19-26 th
    • Winner Announced: November 2 nd
  • November 2015: Symmetry
    • Submission Deadline: November 13 th
    • Voting: November 18-25 th
    • Winner Announced: December 1 st
  • December 2015: Tone
    • Submission Deadline: December 14 th
    • Voting: December 17-24 th
    • Winner Announced: January 4 th
  • January 2016: Texture
    • Submission Deadline: January 14 th
    • Voting: January 19-26 th
    • Winner Announced: February 1 st
  • February 2016: Coherence
    • Submission Deadline: February 12 th
    • Voting: February 17-24 th
    • Winner Announced: March 1 st
  • March - April 2016: Month of the Military Child 5210 artist spotlight art competition
    • Submissions: March 15 th - April 15 th
    • Voting: April 18 th-22 nd
    • Winner Announced: April 29 th
  • May 2016: Analogy
    • Submission Deadline: May 13 th
    • Voting: May 18-25 th
    • Winner Announced: June 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:
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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