Register below for the ‘Morgan Hill Together’ art competition. Through the expression of artwork on our windows, we show that we are connected in more than just a physical way.
 
Participation is free, though donations are gladly accepted to the Morgan Hill Community Foundation Disaster Relief Fund, currently serving people in need at the time of this pandemic. Awardees will be recognized by our local MH leaders and news media, prizes in each of the five groups, plus ONE GRAND PRIZE for the best overall entry, will be gift cards to local businesses!
 
Instructions:
1.) Express the theme “Morgan Hill Together” by creating original window art to be hung in your window. Make sure not to use any copyrighted material in your art.
2.) Create a title for your work, and write a short statement about what inspired the art and how it expresses "Morgan Hill Together".
3.) Take a picture of your window and upload it with this entry form.
4.) Please read full rules and guidelines at the bottom of this form before submitting.
 
The contest is open to those residing within the boundaries of the Morgan Hill Unified School District.
 
Here are some links for ideas for window-art.

Participant Information

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Ownership in any submission shall remain the property of the entrant, but entry into this program constitutes entrant’s irrevocable permission and consent to display, copy, reproduce, enhance, print, sublicense, publish. The sponsors of the competition are not responsible for lost or damaged entries. Submission of entry constitutes acceptance of all rules and conditions. I agree to the above statement and the rules of this competition.
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Art Competition Rules and Guidelines
 
General Rules for Participation —The first rule is to enjoy creating an original piece of art. Express yourself—what does “Morgan Hill Together” mean to you?
 
Eligibility — Students from Pre K-12 residing within the Morgan Hill Unified School District boundaries (including San Martin) are invited to participate. You do not have to be an MHUSD student.
 
Grade Divisions — Students may enter in the appropriate division for their grade (There are 5 divisions:
(1) Elementary Lower Preschool-Grade 2 (2) Elementary Upper Grades 3-5
(3) Middle School Grades 6-8 (4) High School Grades 9-12
(5)Special Artist: (Meant for Special Ed Students) All grades welcome. Contact us for more info.
 
How to Enter — Entrants must submit their window-artwork and filled student entry form at https://fs25.formsite.com/MHCF/Art/index.html
 
Entry Requirements — Only original pieces of artwork inspired by the theme may be submitted, and must be the original work of one student only. Please do not use copyrighted material. To encourage and recognize each stu-dent’s individual creativity, an adult may not alter the creative integrity of a student’s work.
Each entry may contain a title and include an artist statement (3rd grade upwards), stating what inspired the work and how it expresses the theme. (Maximum 100 words.)
 
Description of process & link to website help: Create original window art that reflects the theme “Morgan Hill Together”. Here are some links for ideas for window art.
https://meaningfulmama.com/creative-painting-window-art.html
https://buggyandbuddy.com/window-art-kids
https://fabulesslyfrugal.com/diy/7-beautiful-stained-glass-art-projects-for-kids
teens: https://www.pinterest.com/richolelady/painted-window-art
Then, take a picture of your window and submit it with your completed entry form. (High-resolution jpgs: minimum 1 Mb file size, at least 2000 pixels in the shortest dimension, no greater than 5 MB. )
 
Final Selection and Notification — Entries are reviewed by a panel of judges representing the sponsors of the competition: Morgan Hill Community Fund, Morgan Hill Unified Scholl District, Anaroebe Systems, El Toro Arts Commission, Morgan Hill Art School, City of Morgan Hill and MH Library, Culture and Art Commission. All decisions of the judges are final and binding.
 
Entries will be judged primarily on the interpretation of the theme, originality, creativity & emotional impact (one that communicates to the heart and spirit). Technique will be secondary to self-expression.
Winning entries will be announced on the MHCF website and on social media on July 4th, 2020, and awardees will be notified individually via email.
 
Ownership and License — Ownership in any submission shall remain the property of the entrant, but entry into this program constitutes entrant’s irrevocable permission and consent to display, copy, reproduce, enhance, print, sublicense, publish. The sponsors of the competition are not responsible for lost or damaged entries. Submission of en-try constitutes acceptance of all rules and conditions.