2015 Black History Art Contest

 

2015 Contest Rules and Guidelines

The ART of Black History Month

Entries must be postmarked by February 15, 2015 and mailed to

Zeta Phi Beta | Eta Phi Zeta Chapter | P.O. Box 4804 | Chapel Hill, N.C. 27515​

Theme: Honoring Black Inventors

 

The Artwork

  • should show the student’s personal knowledge and/or understanding of the specified topic.

 

  • should be HORIZONTAL, without a mat, frame or border.  A loose cover sheet may be laid over the face for protection during shipping.

 

  • should be 9”x12” and not exceed 1/4 inch in total thickness.

 

  • should not have lettering, signatures, or initials on the front of the design.

 

  • should not infringe upon copyright laws.

 

  • should not have lettering, signatures, or initials on the front of the design.

 

  • techniques may include, but are not limited to, oils, scratch-board, pointillism, chalk, pastels, charcoal, colored pencil, acrylics, dry brush, watercolor, crosshatch, lead, collage, linoleum printing, tempera and crayon.  Spray chalk and pastel entries with a fixative to eliminate scuffing & smudging

 

The Written Words

  • should show the student’s personal knowledge and/or understanding of the specified topic.

 

  • should be original and in the student’s own words.

 

  • can be an essay, story, poem or any other creative form.

 

  •  should not exceed one side of one page in length.

 

  • may be handwritten or typed, be decorated or have illustrations and/or be creative in appearance.  The words should, however, be the focus.

 

  • should include the student's name, grade and state on the back.

 

Additional Information

  • Entries are grouped in three grade categories: Grades K-3 / Grades 4-6 / Grades 7-9 

 

  • Completed entries include artwork and submission form

 

  • Unfortunately, entries that do not follow these guidelines will be disqualified.

 

 

The Fine Print

The ART of Black History Month

 

 

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated- Eta Phi Zeta Chapter…

 

  • Has the right to use the name, school and grade of any The ART of Black History Month contestant, without compensation, to administer and promote the Contest.

 

  • Has the right to use a photograph (if taken at The ART of Black History Month function) of any contestant, without compensation, to administer and promote the Contest.

 

  • Retains ownership of all artwork entered in the Contest and may copy, modify, distribute and publicly display it.

 

  • Can keep the winning entries for promotional and display purposes.

 

  • Reserves the right to destroy unclaimed entries.

 

 

  • will not insure entries it receives or be responsible for loss or damage of the entries.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. | Eta Phi Zeta Chapter | P.O. Box 4804 | Chapel Hill, N.C. 27515​ 

chapelhillzetas99@gmail.com

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