YOUTH ART DAY 2022

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

Greenwood High School, 405 E. Sunbury Street, Millerstown

Thank you for coming to the first in-person Youth Art Day since 2019!

Best in Show

Lucy Lightner

Senior, Newport High School

“Eye See You” multicolor drawing

PCCA Executive Director Jasmine Colbert, Lucy Lightner, and PA State Rep. Perry Stambaugh

People's Choice

Peyton Dorwart

Sophomore, Newport High School

“The Hive” stained glass door

People’s Choice Award is determined by attendees at Youth Art Day, who vote for their favorite piece of art.

Director's Choice Exhibition

Entries by the following students were selected for inclusion in an upcoming exhibit at PCCA’s Landis House, 67 N. Fourth Street, highlighting standout pieces from Youth Art Day.

May 10 to August 4
Join us for an artists’ reception on Saturday, June 18, from 1 to 3 p.m. to see the artwork, meet our young artists and enjoy light refreshments.

Colton Albright, Sadie Appleberry, Lane Arnold, Lacie Boyer, Abigail Brightbill, Grace Buckley, Wyatt Caldwell, Jonah Caudle, Dylan Ciccocioppo, Vivian Cockley, Adrian Comp, Rowen Davis, Colte Degiglio, Peyton Dorwart, Madison Egresits, Danielle Failor, Emily Finton, Paige Gantt, Elisa Gilcrease, Julie Gisewhite, Cole Klinger, Madison Kurylo, Lucy Lightner, Sophia Meglio, Grace Miller, Emmaus Roberts, Dawson Seidel Kennedy, Connie Sheaffer, Rocky Shuler, Victoria Signor, Jordyn Turnbaugh, and Spencer Watts

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)

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    Art Uplifts Outdoor Exhibition

    Entries by the following students were selected for inclusion in an upcoming outdoor art exhibition that will travel to various community parks.

    Shelby Bowen, Emma File, Madison Kurylo, Lucy Lightner, Aubrey Mitchell, and Grace Simpson

    RSVP for the Art Uplifts Outdoor Exhibition

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

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      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.

      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