Artists, writers in District 214 invited to enter contest

  • "Pry" by Noelle Walsh was the first place winner in the art category of the 2019 Daily Herald and District 214 Arts Unlimited Art and Writing Contest. Submissions for the 2020 contest will be accepted Jan. 1 through March 1.

    "Pry" by Noelle Walsh was the first place winner in the art category of the 2019 Daily Herald and District 214 Arts Unlimited Art and Writing Contest. Submissions for the 2020 contest will be accepted Jan. 1 through March 1. Courtesy of District 214

 
Submitted by District 214
Posted11/25/2019 11:45 AM

Are you creative? Do you live within the boundaries of Northwest Suburban High School District 214?

District 214 has announced its call for submissions to the annual Daily Herald and District 214 Arts Unlimited Art and Writing Contest. Submissions will be accepted from Jan. 1 through March 1, 2020.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Judges will review artwork, poetry and prose -- any genre, style or theme -- from entrants residing in Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove, Mount Prospect, Prospect Heights, Rolling Meadows and Wheeling. Winners will be published in the Daily Herald and recognized at the Arts Unlimited Reception Monday, April 6.

All entries must be submitted electronically via email to herald.contest@d214.org.

Submission guidelines

• All pieces submitted must be original works.

• Only one submission is allowed per category, per individual.

• Writing must be typed (prose should be double-spaced) in 12-point font,

• Prose should not exceed 1,500 words.

• Poems should not exceed 50 lines.

• Writing must be attached as a Word file.

• Artwork must be attached as a JPEG, minimum 300 dpi, and print-ready.

• File should be named same as the title of the work.

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• Poetry and prose should be carefully proofread and free of copy-editing errors.

The email body must Include entrant's name, title of piece, address and phone number.

Do not submit artwork or writing that:

• is derogatory, demeaning, malicious, defamatory, abusive, or hateful.

• makes threats of any kind or that intimidates, harasses, or bullies;

• depicts graphic or gratuitous violence;

• is obscene, pornographic, or sexually explicit.

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