2012 African American Heritage Month POSTER COMPETITION

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2012 African American Heritage Month POSTER COMPETITION

Time: January 26, 2012 at 6am to February 15, 2012 at 2:15pm
Location: Department of Cultural Affairs- Downtown Los Angeles
Street: 201 N. Figueroa St.
City/Town: Los Angeles 90012
Website or Map: http://www.culturela.org/
Event Type: poster, competition, open, to, all, students, k-12
Organized By: Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa, DCA, The African American Heritage Committee, and Wells Fargo
Latest Activity: Jan 4, 2016

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POSTER COMPETITION "Our Inventors - Stepping Back Into the Future"

Open to ALL students in grades K-12 within Los Angeles County.

See details here: http://www.culturela.org/events/heritagemonth/aahm/2012/2012_AAHM_PosterFliers_Eng.pdf



Send submissions to:

Department of Cultural Affairs

201 North Figueroa Street, Suite 1400

Los Angeles, CA 90012

culturela.org rebeca.guerrero@lacity.org

Deadline: Wednesday February 15th, 2012 

Isabel Rojas-Williams
Executive Director
Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles (MCLA)
African American Heritage Committee Board Member

2012 African American Heritage Month
“Our Inventors–Stepping Back Into the Future”
Select one of the inventors listed below. In your artwork, please depict how this inventor/invention has impacted the past, present day, and/or your personal life.
Open to all students in grades K-12 within Los Angeles County. Contest participation requires the creation of an original artwork by one student, inspired by the interpretation of the 2012 African American Heritage Month’s contest theme.
Entry Guidelines:
• Medium can be watercolor, acrylic, oil, pen, pencil, chalk, or marker on paper, canvas, or wood
• Artwork must be two-dimensional and must not exceed 18” x 24”
• Student’s signature should be at the bottom right corner of the artwork
• Judging is based on originality, creativity, and interpretation of the African American Heritage Month contest theme
• One entry allowed per student
• Previous City of Los Angeles Heritage Month Poster
Competition fifirst place winners are ineligible for fifirst place
Each entry must include the following information
typed on a sheet of paper taped to the back of the work:
Competition Winners:
• One Grand Prize will be awarded
• Prizes include premium art supplies
• The following six divisions have three categories with 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners selected for each category:
• Student’s Full Name
• Grade
• Home Mailing Address
• Home or Mobile Telephone Number
• School / Organization’s Name and Address
• Teacher’s Full Name, Telephone Number, and Email Address
• Title of Work, Medium, and Sentence About Inspiration or
Description of the Depicted Work
Please select one of these notable inventors
1. Grades K - 1st
2. Grades 2nd - 3rd 3. Grades 4th - 5th 4. Grades 6th - 8th 5. Grades 9th - 10th 6. Grades 11th - 12th
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Early entry submissions are encouraged
Founder of Black History Month
George Alcorn
George Washington Carver Kenneth Dunkley
Garrett Morgan
Elijah “Real” McCoy Carter G. Woodson
Jack Johnson
Madam C.J. Walker Dr. Patricia Bath Theora Stephens Mary B. Kenner Sarah Goode
Ellen Elgin Marie V. Brown
All entries should be delivered or mailed to: Rebeca Guerrero
Department of Cultural Affairs
201 North Figueroa Street, Suite 1400
Los Angeles, CA 90012 culturela.org rebeca.guerrero@lacity.org 213.202.5545

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