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Ms. Dayami Alvarez

 “WHAT HISPANIC HERITAGE & CULTURE MEANS TO ME?”

$1,000 SCHOLARSHIPS TO BE AWARDED TO SELECT WINNERS

DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF ALL MIAMI ENTRIES IS THURSDAY MAY 9, 2019

 

LATINO ART BEAT (LAB)  is a national visual arts organization, in its 22nd consecutive year offering scholarship support (MINIMUM $1,000) to SELECT winners of our themed art competition and additionally to our NATIONAL film competition winners. Our focus is on high school juniors and seniors for the art competition and high school juniors and seniors as well as early college age students (under 21 years of age) for the film competition.

 

ART COMPETITION.

  • “What Hispanic Heritage & Culture Means to Me?” Artists of any ethnic background may submit colorful ORIGINAL artwork reflecting the competition theme, thus encouraging an understanding of cultural diversity. All media acceptable. Maximum size is 30” x 36”. Artwork must be ready for display, matted and reinforced on the back with cardboard or mounted on black or white board. All canvas entries must be stretched and mounted to a wood stretcher. Photography is NOT accepted for the 2019 competition.

 

  • Optional: Students may submit a recent piece of outstanding, original and colorful artwork with a theme of their choice (same guidelines as above.) Indicate “Other” on the 2019 MIAMI Art Competition Entry Form.

 

All Miami artwork must be submitted as follows: All electronic submission guidelines, rubrics, and forms are located on the Division of Academics, Visual & Performing Arts http://vpa.dadeschools.net/visualarts.html website.  Artwork must be submitted electronically as a JPEG image (no larger than 3.32 MB) through the MDCPS Authentic Assessment On-line Submission Platform https://cfaefl.org/MDCPSArt/ Teachers MUST create an account for submission.

VPA Submission Link:

https://cfaefl.org/MDCPSArt/default.aspx


Accepted entries will be notified by email and
then delivered to Miami Dade County Public Schools, Attn: Mabel Morales 1501 NE 2nd Ave. Suite 308, CLEARLY MARKED: “2019 MIAMI LAB COMPETITION” accompanied by an original essay describing the artwork along with the appropriate Art Competition Entry Forms. Winners shall be judged, selected and announced by June 1, 2019. 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place winners will be selected plus (2) Hon. Mentions. A NATIONAL WINNER is selected from all the 1st Pl. regional winners. For more info please contact: mmorales14@dadeschools.net / (305) 995-1930 or latinoartbeat@hotmail.com .

 

FILM & ANIMATION COMPETITION.

Filmmakers may submit short films of 15 minutes or less with original score. Student filmmakers may choose from any one of the following categories: Narratives, PSA’s, Documentaries or Animation. Films are to be submitted via electronic media directly to Latino Art Beat, i.e. VIMEO, Drop Box, YouTube, etc. Link and password must be included along with a copy of the Film Competition Entry Form.