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Student Competition

Every year, we host a Student Art Show for Paulding county residents under age 18 in 7 different age categories. Students may enter one entry with a $2 entry fee. A judge from out of the county with an art background is chosen each year. Each student receives a certificate and award money is given to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in each category. The public is invited to attend the Awards Ceremony Reception and the artwork is on display for a whole month. All are considered winners in our eyes for entering and it gives them good experience to see what it is like to have their artwork on display at a real Art Gallery. The 2014 Student Art Show drew 217 entrants - our largest participation ever!


Click here for the 2014 Student Art Show Winners list

2014 Student Competition Dates:
Delivery for Individual Students: Saturday, March 22 - 12 - 3pm - Deliver artwork to the Historc Dallas Courthouse Gallery (2nd floor old courthouse). We will transport to the Dallas Civic Center on Sunday.

Delivery for 3-D and Art teachers dropping off multiple artworks:
Sunday, March 23, 2014
- 9 am -12pm at the Dallas Civic Center
(Hanging of artwork and judging in afternoon)

Paulding County Art Day: Saturday, March 29
Student Art Exhibit and Music at the Dallas Civic Center - 10 am - 6 pm
Art Demonstrations and Art Teacher Exhibit at the Historic Dallas Courthouse
10 am - 4 pm

Reception and Awards Presentation: Sunday, March 30
at the Dallas Civic Center - 2 - 4 pm, Awards given at 3pm
Artwork is to be taken home at 4pm after the reception on March 30.

Artwork that is given an award will be taken to the Historic Dallas Courthouse Gallery and be on display in the Reception Room for the month of April.

All artwork must be picked up by May 3rd at the Historic Courthouse Gallery.

Click here for the
2014 Student Art Show Application