Artist of the Month
NOTE: Because Teen Voices is closing, the Artist of the Month contest will also be ending in August. Artist of the Year will be chosen from our pool of current Artist of the Month winners. Details to be announced soon.
Want a chance to win a FULL SCHOLARSHIP to a three-week summer art program in Boston? Want to collaborate with other teen artists at a professional art school?
Grab your paints, clay, pencils, camera—whatever medium you use—and turn up your creativity! We're looking for teen girls to publish in Teen Voices! Compete with teen artists around the world to become one of 12 Teen Voices Artist of the Month semi-finalists. Then go head-to-head for the title Teen Voices Artist of the Year!SCHOLARSHIP to a three-week summer art program in Boston? Want to collaborate with other teen artists at a professional art school?
Teen Voices is teaming up with the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (SMFA) for our first-ever art contest. Compete for a chance to win a full scholarship (tuition, room, and board) to the renowned SMFA's Pre-College Summer Art Studio—a $4,000 value!" Spend three weeks living in Boston immersed in nine different artistic disciplines and begin to build a professional art portfolio.
The contest begins on January 1, 2012. Each month has a different theme, such as sisterhood, power, beauty, or heritage. Amplify your creative voice—you can submit up to three pieces of your work EACH month.
What's in it for you?
- The chance to receive instruction and college credit at the SMFA's Pre-College Summer Studio. Students come from all over the world to immerse themselves in an interdisciplinary approach to artmaking." Upon completion, you will receive three college credits!
- $250 worth of art supplies from Blick Art Materials-Boston if you win.
- Group exhibition opportunities—viewing of your work through multiple venues.
- An audience of more than 1,600 Facebook fans.
- Feedback on your work from our panel of judges and Teen Voices voters.
- Publication—your artwork could be published in our online and/or print magazine, with exposure to 102,000 annual web visitors and 45,000 print readers!
- Motivation to explore new media, improve your skills, and develop a portfolio of work that could help you get into the school of your choice.
- Inspiration from peers and their work.
Each Artist of the Month winner will be awarded:
- Teen Voices Artist of the Month T-shirt
- One-year membership to Teen Voices (includes two issues of the print magazine, monthly e-communications, and more!)
- Publication in our online magazine
- Exhibition opportunity at Blick Art Materials in Boston
The final Artist of the Year will be awarded:
- Full scholarship to SMFA's three-week Pre-College Summer Studio in 2013
- Consultation with professional artists working in a variety of media
- $250 gift certificate to Blick Art Materials-Boston
- Participation in a group exhibition at SMFA
- Publication in our print magazine
- Use of your artwork as the catalyst for a Teen Voices writing contest.
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