For Immediate Release
Date: July 10, 2013Updated: September 30, 2013 (increased allowable size of artwork)
The City of Savannah announced two Savannah-themed art contests today, one for local high school students and one for local college students who would like to compete to win prizes and have their work displayed in historic City Hall. Submissions will be digitized and posted online and the winners will be chosen by an online vote of Savannah’s citizens. Prizes for the winning students include art supplies, gift cards and special recognition at an exhibit opening and awards reception at City Hall.
Artwork can range in size from 11” x 14” up to 18” x 24”, with horizontal or vertical orientation and should be unframed, with a protective sleeve or plastic sheet cover. Students may work in any media, but the final work must be two-dimensional and easily scanned and digitized. Each student can submit up to two pieces each for consideration. An information sheet should be completed for each submission. To download the information sheet, go to savannahga.gov/artcontest.
• High School Art Contest: City Squares and Parks
The City of Savannah is seeking original student artwork depicting the beauty of our historic City squares and parks to display in a permanent exhibit in City Hall's third floor rotunda.Eligibility: Chatham County students 9th through 12th grade
Submission Deadline: January 31, 2014, 5 p.m.
• College Art Contest: City HallThe City of Savannah is seeking submissions of original student artwork depicting the beauty of our historic City Hall building to display in a permanent exhibit in City Hall's fourth floor rotunda.
Eligibility: College students attending one of Chatham County's colleges, universities or technical schools
Submission Deadline: November 22, 2013, 5 p.m. Submissions for either contest should be delivered to:
City of Savannah, Research Library & Municipal ArchivesCity Hall, Room 103
2 E. Bay StreetMonday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
For more information contact Luciana Spracher, Research Library & Municipal Archives Director, (912) 651-6411 or Lspracher@savannahga.gov.