Abby Month of the Military Child The Artist Spotlight Favorite 2017

Abby Month of the Military Child The Artist Spotlight Favorite 2017

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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.

April's Theme: Month of the Military Child

The Artist Spotlight Theme for April is "The Month of the Military Child." For April submissions, we are including poetry as a creative choice to celebrate April as National Poetry Month. In honor of the 70th anniversary of DoDEA, students are encouraged to create an artwork in the form of a drawing, photo, 3D sculpture, or poem that showcases their pride as a military family member and/or as a DoDEA student. Submissions are due online by April 21. Voting will take place on April 27th-May 4th, with favorites announced on May 5th.

Upcoming Spotlight Themes and Deadlines

  • April 2017: The Month of the Military Child
    • Submission Deadline: April 21st
    • Voting: April 27th - May 4th
    • Winner Announced: May 5th

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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