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7/28/19 4:06 AM

Art Reflections

Art

REFLECTIONS: IT’S ALL ABOUT THE ARTS

Look Within”

That’s the theme for the 2019-2020 Reflections Art Program which has been bringing the arts to life for more than 10 million students since 1969. And California State PTA and its members, families, and kids are at the forefront of this amazing program, which increases community awareness of the importance of arts in education.

Reflections encourage students of all ages to:

  • Unleash creative talents and be inspired
  • Express themselves imaginatively in their artwork
  • Experience the fun and joy of making art
  • Tap into critical-thinking skills to create art inspired by the annual theme
  • Receive positive recognition for their original works of art.

All Coyote Creek Elementary students are invited to participate and submit original artwork in one of six areas:

  • Dance Choreography
  • Literature
  • Photography
  • Film Production
  • Music Composition
  • Visual Arts

HOW DO WE DO IT AT COYOTE CREEK ELEMENTARY?

Artworks are submitted first to Coyote Creek Elementary PTA, where they are first recognized, celebrated and judged by five grade-level divisions, while a non-judged Special Artists division celebrates student artists with special needs. 

Coyote Creek Elementary PTA then chooses a selection of entries to be judged by local PTA units, which are then sent on to councils and then districts for consideration. 

The final artworks submitted to California State PTA by districts are then considered for Outstanding Interpretation, Awards of Excellence or Awards of Merit. Outstanding Interpretation and Award of Excellence entries then go on to represent California in the final National PTA judging round.

State-level Outstanding Interpretation honorees receive:

  • Onstage recognition at the California State PTA Annual Convention
  • The opportunity to showcase their artwork at the California State PTA Convention Reflections Gallery
  • Prizes including an Outstanding Interpretation plaque, award, and certificate

State-level Award of Excellence honorees receive:

  • The opportunity to showcase their artwork at the California State PTA Convention Reflections Gallery
  • Prizes including an Award of Excellence medallion, award, and certificate

State-level Award of Merit honorees receive:

  • The opportunity to showcase their artwork at the California State PTA Convention Reflections Gallery
  • Prizes including an Award of Merit medallion and certificate

National-level Outstanding Interpretation honorees are recognized at the National PTA Convention, plus their artwork, along with any National Award of Excellence and Merit winners, is featured in Reflections’ popular traveling national exhibit.

ARTWORKS SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE

Deadline for artwork submission is October 11th. 

Students may drop in artworks in the Reflections bin inside the school administration office. All digital artworks need to be submitted in a flash drive.

FORMS AND RESOURCES

Student Entry Packet is available

Please contact Lenny Oei/Banajini Chinhara at artreflections@coyotecreekpta.com for any questions.