CALLING ALL KIDS!: Seeking Artists 12 & Under for YOUNG AT ART 3

CALLING ALL KIDS!: Seeking Artists 12 & Under for YOUNG AT ART 3

This Deadline Expired: Thursday, July 18, 2019

At OFF THE WALL, they are firm believers that each and every person is BORN TO CREATE. The love of art and art-making is genuinely innate. All kids want to express themselves in all sorts of media, beginning with fingerpainting and clay, and once motor skills kick in, picking up every crayon, pencil and marker they can get their hands on and taking 3D assembly to a new level.

So why is art often pushed to the side in everyday life? Why do galleries need more viewers and buyers and museums more visitors and members?
The fault lies with society, and it lies with us, especially if we don’t — as parents, caregivers, teachers, mentoring influences — encourage creativity to blossom and grow. We must emphasize the value and power of artistic expression at every turn.
Now through THURSDAY, JULY 18, OFF THE WALL will be accepting entries RIGHT HERE, and they can only come from ARTISTS 12 AND UNDER. All you need to do is:
* Send UP TO 5 IMAGES (optimally JPGs) to offthewallgallery@gmail.com.
* The work can be in ANY MEDIA but if it’s 2D it needs to be less than 48″ in combined dimensions (height+width) and if it’s 3D, it needs to easily fit in their case.
* You should send TITLES, FRAMED SIZES and PRICES (and the framed sizes can be approximate…we understand if you’re not framing UNTIL your kids’ work is accepted!).
* And send along key info: who is our artist, what’s her or his age, school, grade level in September.
That’s all! There are no entry fees, no additional stipulations. The resulting show, YOUNG AT ART 3, will run Sunday, August 4 to Friday, September 20. (Accepted work needs to be dropped off 8/3 and unsold work needs to be picked up 9/21.)
Many thanks in advance for helping your children and your students enter and for helping us recognize the next generation of great artists, growing up in our midst.
Mehgan Abdel-Moneim
Mehgan Abdel-Moneim
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Jessica Demcsak
Jessica Demcsak

Jessica Demcsak creates sculptural paintings on various types of wood that focus on the rise of storms due to climate change.…

Jessica Demcsak creates sculptural paintings on various types of wood that focus on the rise of storms due to climate change. Most of her subject matter is architectural in nature however she lalso breaks…

Jessica Demcsak creates sculptural paintings on various types of wood that focus on the rise of storms due to climate change. Most of her subject matter is architectural in nature however she lalso breaks down the various…

Jill Robostello's painting style invokes organic and anatomical forms that are aesthetically pleasing and provoke a meditative and emotional response.
Jill Robostello
Jill Robostello

Jill Robostello's painting style invokes organic and anatomical forms that are aesthetically pleasing and provoke a meditative…

Jill Robostello's painting style invokes organic and anatomical forms that are aesthetically pleasing and provoke a meditative and emotional response.…

Jill Robostello's painting style invokes organic and anatomical forms that are aesthetically pleasing and provoke a meditative and emotional response.…

Clare Finin is an artist, researcher, and non-profit hustler currently based in Philadelphia, PA.
Clare Finin
Clare Finin

Clare Finin is an artist, researcher, and non-profit hustler currently based in Philadelphia, PA. …

Clare Finin is an artist, researcher, and non-profit hustler currently based in Philadelphia, PA. …

Clare Finin is an artist, researcher, and non-profit hustler currently based in Philadelphia, PA. …

My artwork talks quietly about the underlying significance of the domestic sphere on artist production. It argues for the relevance of craft, specifically ceramics and fiber arts, by creating a conversation between the two mediums. Displaying a fascination with the way fiber marks clay, my ceramics exhibit just how subtle those marks can be.
Jennifer Johnson
Jennifer Johnson

My artwork talks quietly about the underlying significance of the domestic sphere on artist production. It argues for the…

My artwork talks quietly about the underlying significance of the domestic sphere on artist production. It argues for the relevance of craft, specifically ceramics and fiber arts, by creating a conversation…

My artwork talks quietly about the underlying significance of the domestic sphere on artist production. It argues for the relevance of craft, specifically ceramics and fiber arts, by creating a conversation between the two…

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