Submissions sought for Young Artist Contest

The annual Young Artist Contest hosted by the Cooper Young Business Association to encourage the love of art in school age children show and reception will be Thursday, November 6, 2014 from 6-7 p.m. This year’s theme is “Cooper Young — Historically Hip.” The show and reception hosted by Evolve Bank and Trust will be held at Peabody Elementary located at 2086 Young Avenue.

This contest is open to all school age students in grades 1-12 in the Memphis and surrounding Mid-South areas. Please submit only non-mounted, two-dimensional, flat artwork; size should not be larger that 12” x 18”. Deadline for entries is October 31. Applications can be found on-line at under “Schedule.”

All entries will be on exhibit for viewing in the Peabody School cafeteria on November 6. Prizes will be awarded in the following categories: Three $500 first place, three $100 second place, three $75 third place, and three $50 honorable mention; one each for grades 1-4, grades 5-8, and grades 9-12. Awards will be presented to all contest winners on the evening of the show at 6:30 p.m.

Author: LampLighter

The voice of Cooper-Young, a vibrant, diverse neighborhood to live, work and play, in the heart of Midtown Memphis, Tennessee.

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