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. While we generally host an in-person exhibition at PCCA Gallery, we are adjusting in 2020 and featuring these stellar works in a virtual exhibition this year.

BEST IN SHOW

“Thrown Together” by Isabel Owens, graduating senior, Newport High School

Isabel received the top visual art honor out of 747 entries, winning a $250 cash prize and the grand prize trophy to display at her school.

VISUAL ART

CHARCOAL & PASTEL

CRAFT

GRAPHIC DESIGN

MIXED MEDIA DRAWING

MONOCHROMATIC DRAWING

MULTICOLOR DRAWING

OIL & ACRYLIC

PHOTOGRAPHY

PRINTMAKING

SCULPTURE

TEMPERA

WATERCOLOR

LITERATURE

ESSAYS

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POETRY

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SHORT STORIES

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VIDEOS

2020 YOUTH ART DAY

Youth Art Day is generously sponsored by Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, abc27, Children’s Home Foundation Fund, a fund of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities, and Sheetz

Our county-wide youth art exhibition showcases the creative and talented students throughout Perry County, and is held at each Perry County school on a rotating basis. The event is open to the public and offers a day filled with activities for audiences of all ages!

Photographs by Shannon Rae Photography

2020 APPLICATION AND GUIDELINES

The entry deadline for Youth Art Day is February 8, 2020.  Completed applications may be mailed to PCCA at PO Box 354, Newport, PA  17074 or dropped off at the PCCA Gallery, One S. 2nd Street, Newport, PA  17074.  

2020 YAD Application Guidelines

2020 YAD Application

How to prepare your artwork in the simplest way

Tape it to a piece of black construction paper or poster board that is cut larger (about 2-3 inches) on each side, or use a pre-cut mat board from a picture frame. This extra support prevents it from getting bent.