Hope & Healing Juried Art Show for High School Students
June 15 – August 18, 2013
Banana Factory-Crayola Gallery
25 W Third Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015
Reception, Silent Auction, Awards Ceremony
June 19, 2013 5:30-8pm
Banana Factory—Crayola Gallery
Reception Reservations: $50 per person
Donate or Support the Project
Monday — Friday
8 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday & Sunday
8:30 AM - 5 PM
First Friday Events
6 PM — 9 PM
July 5, 2013
August 2, 2013
Important Dates & Deadlines
- By February 1, 2013 - Teachers register for their students to participate. We will communicate directly to the teachers regarding important updated information. Click here for Teacher Registration Form
- April 2 - 12, 2013 — Art work is picked up at your high school. A Student Release Form is required for each piece.
- June 15, 2013 — Art Show opens.
- More to come.
Artists Invited to Participate
Any High School Student in the Greater Lehigh Valley Area
To inspire hope and healing by raising the awareness that art helps the healing process
To create art for hospital patient rooms, treatment areas, clinics
To download "Why Does Art Inspire Hope & Healing?" click here.
Submit original art that promotes hope and healing by communicating a message of peace, calm, comfort and inspiration. Students must include a short description of how the art communicates that message.
Two-dimensional work that can be hung in a hospital room is accepted. It may include painting, photography, mixed media, etc.
Size & Finishing
Horizontal or vertical art (including the optional mat) must not be larger than 16" x 20" depth not to exceed 2" and not smaller than 11 x 14". Work submitted in the 16"x20" size will be framed in our black wood frames for the art show display. If work is not 16" x 20" the artist must supply the frame. Painting on canvas must have sides painted and picture hanging wire attached to be displayed without a frame. All other work must be framed to be part of this show. No glass in framing will be accepted. Plexiglas or non-breakable material is accepted. Art that is not finished to these specifications will not be accepted.
- Artist's interpretation and depiction of the theme
- Technical skills & craftsmanship
- Creativity & originality
1st Place – $400, 2nd Place - $300, 3rd Place - $200
Honor awards are granted by community members who select additional winning pieces and fund the $100 prize.
Student Information and Release Form (Required)
To download the Student Release Form click here.
Plan Ahead Yearround! Don't forget our Art Show!
Future Art Shows
2014—February 18-March 16; Allentown Art Museum Community Room
2015—January 10-March 15; Banana Factory Crayola Gallery