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Calling all Buckeye Student Artists!

Share some joy with our Buckeye Community!

The Buckeye Education Foundation, in partnership with the El Dorado Hills Arts Association proudly presents the first ever...

Buckeye Education Foundation

Virtual Art Show!

Theme: "What Brings Me Joy..." 

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THANK YOU to the student artists who have shared their joy with our community and submitted OVER 400 works of joy-filled art! 

Scoring is currently underway by our partner and prize sponsor the El Dorado Hills Arts Association! We happily received more joyful art to review than we anticipated, so we've extended the original judging deadline by a few days to allow our judges to take their time and enjoy the artwork as they review the art gallery.

The judging window will close on Monday, October 5, 2020, and prize recipients will be announced shortly thereafter!

Every artist will receive a certificate of participation in the art show!  Certificates will be delivered to school to be distributed, and BDLS student certificates will be mailed.

One artist in each grade level will win an art supply prize package! (Included: Small easel, 2 hard canvases, watercolor paint set, watercolor paper pad, acrylic paint set, paint palette, paint brush set, Crayola Twistables "fun-effects" crayons, neon art pencil set, metallic art pencil set, sketch book)

10 Prize packages will be awarded!

Judging will be done by members of our partnering sponsor,

The El Dorado Hills Arts Association

Thank you to all who have donated items to bring us this fun and free community event!

*Deadline to enter: Friday, September 25, 2020*

Official Rules:

  •  Artist must be a Tk-8th grade Buckeye Union School District student. 

  • Artist must have parent/guardian permission to enter. Parent/guardian shows permission by submitting student's entry via parent/guardian email. 

  • Entries must be received by 11:59 PM on Friday, September 25, 2020.

  • To enter, take a picture of your artwork in .jpg or .png digital format, and email it to melissa@buckeyefoundation.org, along with the following information:

    • Artist Name​

    • Artist Grade level, School, and Teacher

    • Title of Artwork

    • Medium or technique used (i.e. crayon on paper, ANY medium you choose is allowed!)

    • Artist Note (optional but helpful - for example: What was the inspiration for your artwork? What were you trying to convey? What is your message to the world?)​​​​

  • Art must be completed entirely by the student, though use of any art tools (including online tutorials that show you how to draw an image) is allowed. 

  • Artists may submit multiple entries! (Enter as many times as you would like!)

  • Art will be scored based on the following:

    • Creativity​

    • Visual Appeal (We recommend using bright colors and strong lines to make your art look its best!)

    • Use of Medium (how well you used your chosen materials, including technique, neatness, and craftsmanship)

    • Composition (how well you filled the space)

    • Interpretation of the theme "What brings me joy..."  

  • ​All participants will receive a certificate of participation​!

We can't wait to see your artwork, and to share it with the Buckeye community! We can all use a little extra joy these days!

Please direct any art show questions to melissa@buckeyefoundation.org

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Buckeye Education Foundation
4641 Post Street, #4902
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
Tax ID # 27-1254269

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