Graphic Arts Contests

This year, there will be four divisions in Graphic Arts:  grades 7-9, grade 10, grade 11, and grade 12.  The Graphic Arts Contest Chair and the chairs for each category of Graphic Arts reserve the right to combine divisions or contests if there are too few entries.

The various categories and sub-categories for the Graphic Arts contests are:

  • Cartoons and Greeting Cards
  • Charts, Illustrated Quotations, Maps
  • Drawing and Painting
    • Acrylic or Oil, Black Pencil, Chalk or Pastel, Charcoal, Colored Pencil, Ink (colored or black, including block printing), Mixed Media (any combination of the previously specified 8 media, no matter how minor), Watercolor (including water markers done with a brush)
  • Handicrafts
    • Decorative Stitching (smaller items including embroidery, counted cross stitch,  needlepoint), Dolls, Games, Jewelry, Large Models, Mosaics, Other Textiles (including quilts, batik, T-shirts, weaving), Pottery, Small Models, Sculpture
  • Impromptu Art
  • Photography
    • Traditional, Computer Enhanced
  • Paper Scrapbook
    • ​​​​State, Local (further divided into small, medium, and large chapters)
  • Digital Scrapbook
    • State, Local (further divided into small, medium, and large chapters)
  • State T-Shirts