STUDENTS OF THE ARTS IMAGINE IF…
Open to all the ARTS:
- Music, Theater, Dance, Visual and Media Arts
Visual and Performing Arts Virtual Arts Showcase – Sunday, June 5, 2022, 2:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.
Submitting Student Work:
- Work must be uploaded to the following entry form link: nysut.cc/virtualarts2022
- All work must include a title and brief description – maximum of 100 words (can take the form of prose, a poem, a rap). The descriptions may include the inspiration for the work or something the student would like to share about their work.
- Student(s) name, grade, Title, school name, city, teacher e-mail & phone must be indicated on the entry form.
- Work may be individual or small groups
- Appropriate language is expected.
- All submitted works and statements may be used for publication beyond this exhibition, including, and not limited to, articles for publication and exhibition.
Visual Arts – Up to 5 images per teacher, jpg, jpeg, png, only, cropped to image, straight, NO mats.
Performing Arts & Media Arts – Up to 2-minute videos, 10 minutes maximum per teacher.
Videos must be a YouTube or Google Drive Link and must be accessible to view.
Due to copyright laws, video clips in the virtual exhibit may be limited.
Showcase Selection Criteria:
- Interpretation of Theme
- Clarity of Message
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 EXTENDED: May 12, 2022
Visual Arts, Theater, Music and Media Arts
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 EXTENDED: May 12, 2022
Teacher Resource Guide:
What other words can you or your students think of?
- memories, hugs, family, friends, safe, love
- laughter, wishes, dreams, hope, inspire, celebration
- fun, games, hobbies, gestures, challenge, independence, time
- self-esteem, diversity, equity, unity, acceptance, social justice, empathy, transformation
- heroes, inventions, transportation, objects
- healing, inclusion, positivity, solitude, peace
- communication, juxtaposition, unexpected, hidden, altered, substitution, exaggeration, surprise
- If you could imagine or change anything, how would you show that in your artwork and writing?
- How can your submission show:
- what you wish you could change in your life, your community, the world?
- what you missed doing and imagine yourself doing now?
- the impact of technology?
- an activity/gesture you imagine yourself doing?
- powers that would make you a hero.
- a memory you can change.
- How can you juxtapose real with unreal in your submission to make it strange or dream-like?
- How does your submission surprise the viewer (audience)?
- How can you transform an object, so its original use is changed?
- How can a familiar sight be made strange by the unexpected?
Student Description Content Suggestions: (one or more can be used or your choice.)
- A description of the work.
- A description of feelings shown in the submission.
- What is the story you are telling in your submission?
- How did the process of making your submission affect what you communicated?
- How did you use elements of your art form to communicate your message?
- What were challenges you faced as you created your submission, and how did you solve them?
- What risks did you take while creating your submission?
- What do you think about your submission?
- What was the highlight of creating your submission?
For additional information contact: Joan L. Davidson or Terry McSweeney: firstname.lastname@example.org