BREAK THE SILENCE ART CONTEST

 
 

We are excited to announce that we will be holding our second annual art contest, "Break the Silence." Art is a common coping mechanism that people with mental illness use. We want to celebrate artwork related to mental health in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month.

CONTEST RULES

  • Artist must be 13 or older

  • We prefer that entries be related to the theme "Break the Silence" (anything related to mental health), but will accept other themes. All artwork must be the original work of the artist.

  • You can submit prior works or create something new.

GUIDELINES

  • Entry can be made with paint (oil, acrylics, watercolor, etc) or drawing materials (pencil, charcoal, graphite, pen, markers, etc). Entries can also be created digitally (using Procreate, Adobe, or through any other digital software).

  • Photography is allowed.

  • Entry must be photographed and saved in a .jpeg format

HOW TO ENTER

  • Art work must be submitted by May 30th, 2019 to gabby@buddy-project.org with “BP 2019 Art Contest” in the subject line.  The submission must include the artist’s age, & first and last name.

FINALISTS AND PRIZES

  • There will be a total of four winners; a first and second place winner from the age group: 13 years old through 17 years old, and a first and second place winner from age group: 18 years old and older.

  • First prize winners will receive a $100 Visa Gift Card

  • Second prize winners will receive a $50 Visa Gift Card

  • Finalists will need to sign a Waiver and Release Form which gives BP permission to display or publish their entry on our social media accounts and website.


PREVIOUS WINNERS
“BEHIND THE MASK” (2017)

First place winner (18 and over)

First place winner (18 and over)

First place winner (under 18)

First place winner (under 18)

Second place winner (18 and over)

Second place winner (18 and over)

Second place winner (under 18)

Second place winner (under 18)

Third place winner (18 and over)

Third place winner (18 and over)

Third place winner (under 18)

Third place winner (under 18)