YOUTH ART DAY 2022

Saturday, April 2 ~ 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Greenwood High School, 405 E. Sunbury Street, Millerstown

We are looking forward to seeing you in person for this year’s event!

Entry Deadline: February 5

Scroll down to enter your artwork.

2022 GUIDELINES FOR ENTRIES

Entry Deadline: February 5

Eligibility

All Perry County students in Kindergarten through 12th grade are invited to participate. Students must reside in the county or attend a public, private, or home school in the county. Works created at home are eligible. Entries may be submitted on behalf of students by both their teachers and parents.

Entry Fee

Each entry requires a non-refundable $2 fee. We want everyone to have the opportunity to participate. For that reason, your fee may be waived if you are currently experiencing financial challenges. Contact us at yad@perrycountyarts.org to have your fee waived.

Application

Please complete separate forms for each individual student. Group projects require an application form and entry fee from each student involved. Students may enter as many disciplines as they wish, but may only submit one entry per category. View the complete Entry Guidelines below for any specific limitations. Incomplete application forms may be declared ineligible. Entries will NOT be accepted after the deadline. No call-in entries, please.

Important! Please click the Entry Guidelines button below to carefully read the instructions before submitting your entries.

Entry Guidelines
SUBMIT YOUR ENTRIES

Follow these two steps to submit your 2022 Youth Art Day entries.

1. Pay for entries

Pay for Entries

2. Complete appropriate application form to upload your entries

Visual Art Application Form
Literature Application Form
Tips for Preparing your Submissions

Perry County Council of the Arts Staff and Board of Directors are proud to present the 2021 Virtual Youth Art Day Showcase!

Please enjoy the outstanding creative works of Perry County’s youth and consider sharing our Youth Art Day social media posts and YouTube videos.

Youth Art Day is a county-wide youth art exhibition that showcases the creativity and talent of Perry County students, which is typically held at each Perry County school on a rotating basis. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Youth Art Day 2021 is being displayed virtually, as it was last year. We hope to see you in person at next year’s Youth Art Day!

Youth Art Day is generously sponsored by the following organizations, businesses and individuals:
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, abc27, Bank of Landisburg, Don Jacobs Insurance, Hall Foundation, Hempt Bros., Inc., Hengst Family Dental, Hunters Valley Sportsmens Association, Sheetz, Spiral Path Farm, Devin Albrand, Bob & Edna Baker, Paul & Teena Beutel, Baird & Mary Jane Collins, Marylou Dudley, Kelley & Dave Griswold, Frances Hershey, Arlis & Stanley Krammes, Darlene Kvaternik, Judy Landis, Clyde & Barbara McGeary, Tracy Meisinger-Troutman, Steve & Laura Messner, Gene & Kathy Odato, Ann & Richard Shull, Hannah Smith-Brubaker, Irene VanBuskirk, Tom & Carol Vracarich, Cecile Willet, Diane & Ross Witcoski, Pam & Michael Wolfersberger.

THANK YOU!

YOUR GENEROSITY AND SUPPORT HELP FOSTER CREATIVE EXPRESSION AND SELF ESTEEM IN OUR YOUTH.

2021 AWARD WINNERS

BEST IN SHOW

Little Red Octopus

Multi-color Drawing

by Cailey Glatz, 12th Grade, Greenwood High School

Cailey received the top visual art honor out of 412 entries, winning a $250 cash prize and the grand prize trophy to display at her school.

DIRECTOR’S CHOICE AWARDS

Each year, Perry County Council of the Arts hosts a special exhibition featuring young standout artists and their works from Youth Art Day. Director’s Choice artwork is featured below on our website and will be included in a special exhibition at PCCA Gallery and in our online webstore, where students will have the opportunity to sell their work.

RSVP for the Director's Choice Exhibition

If you received a letter stating that your student’s Youth Art Day artwork was chosen for the Director’s Choice exhibition, please RSVP their participation below.

    Parent First and Last Name (required)

    Student First and Last Name (required)

    Student's School (required)

    Student's Grade (required)

    Phone (required)

    Email Address (required)

    ART UPLIFTS STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

    The following student artwork was selected to be featured in PCCA’s 2021 “Art Uplifts” touring outdoor exhibition, with local art printed on durable yard signs for display along walking paths in regional community parks.


    A Fresh Start

    Oil & Acrylic

    by Amiah Barner, 9th Grade, Greenwood High School

    A Vibrant Bloom

    Watercolor

    by Cailey Glatz, 12th Grade, Greenwood High School


    Hummingbird

    Photography

    by Madelynn Smiley, 4th Grade, Susquenita Elementary School

    Life’s Close-ups 2: Glitter

    Photography

    by Spencer Watts, 11th Grade, Greenwood High School

    YOUTH ART DAY GREETING CARDS

    2014 Youth Art Day Best in Show winner Emily Keniston curated and designed Youth Art Day 2021 greeting cards using outstanding student artwork from this year’s virtual showcase. The cards will be available for our members and for purchase at PCCA Gallery.

    Morning Walk

    Photography

    by Sarah Gleixner, 12th Grade
    Susquenita High School

    Mushrooms

    Printmaking

    by Sophia Meglio, 7th Grade
    West Perry Middle School

    Picasso Portrait

    Charcoal & Pastel

    by Leah Nickel, 3rd Grade
    Susquenita Elementary School

    My Flower

    Tempera

    by Korimae Reisinger, 7th Grade
    Newport Middle School

    Flower Vase

    Charcoal & Pastel

    by Kiara Turpin, 11th Grade
    Susquenita High School

    VISUAL ART

    3D/FUNCTIONAL POTTERY

    LITERATURE

    ESSAYS

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    VIDEOS

    Photographs by Shannon Rae Photography