Polk State Now Accepting Entries for Fall Student Art Competition

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From photography to painting, students of all creative persuasions are invited to enter their work into Polk State College’s fall student art competition.

The deadline for submission is Sept. 30. Entry forms may be found at the Polk State Lakeland LTB Art Gallery, open Monday-Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Polk State Winter Haven Fine Arts Gallery, open Monday-Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., or at the College’s TLCCs and bulletin boards in the Polk State Winter Haven Fine Arts building.

Students may enter a maximum of three pieces per category and may enter multiple categories. However, students are limited to a total of five entries.

Categories include ceramics, design, drawing, mixed media, painting, photography and sculpture.

Other important details:

  • Artwork must have been created in the past two years.
  • Entrant must be a current Polk State College student.
  • Submissions must be display-ready, i.e. framed, wired and ready to hang.

A reception for the student art competition and exhibition will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 9 at the Polk State Winter Haven Fine Arts Gallery. The awards ceremony will take place at 6 p.m. The reception and ceremony are free and open to the public.

The student art exhibit will be displayed from Oct. 6-23.

For more information, contact Polk State Visual Arts professors Holly Scoggins at hscoggins@polk.edu or David Woods at dwoods@polk.edu.

Polk State Fine Arts includes Music, Theatre and Visual Arts, all of which enjoy outstanding statewide reputations.