Call for Artwork by Homeschool Students for Young at Art

Our popular “Young at Art K-8” exhibit is right around the corner. This will be our 15th year of celebrating talented art students and our second year integrating -artwork by homeschooled students!  All Maine homeschool students grade K-8 are invited to participate.  You may submit 1 piece of original student artwork per student. Work will be chosen through a jury process. NOTE: There is no limit to how many students can enter per household but each student may only enter one piece. Hope to hear from you soon and good luck! Email submission deadline: Monday, February 19, 2018 by 11:59pm.

Art submission instructions:

  1. Send an email to with ”for Young at Art from [artist’s name]” in the subject line.   
  2. Attach your JPEG image to the email. Each artist may submit one work of art. (You may submit more than one image for each 3D work if you feel it will help the jurors understand the work. For 2D work please submit one image only. If accepted, we may use your images for the exhibition postcard,  press release and other marketing to promote the show.
  3. For each entry please include the following information in the body of the email:
    Art Teacher Name (optional)
    Student name

To see details about last year’s show, including pictures, click here:
To see pictures from the opening in 2015 (which 500 people attended!), click here:


Submission Deadline: Monday, February 19, 2017 by 11:59pm. Notification of the jurors’ decision will be emailed by Friday, February 23, 2018.
Exhibit on view: March 7 – 24, 2018
Where: The Harlow Art Center, 100 Water Street in Hallowell
Deliver art to the Harlow Art Center:  Thursday, Friday or Saturday March 1-3, 12-6pm.   Questions or to make other arrangements, please call 622-3813.
Opening reception: Saturday, March 10th, 11am-3:30pm.  Due to the high volume of visitors for this show we are asking participating artists (and their guests)  to come at specific times as follows:
11am – 12:30pm – kindergarten, 1st & 2nd grade
12:30 -2 pm – 3rd, 4th & 5th grade
2 – 3:30 pm – 6th, 7th & 8th grades


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