Artist contest date announced, submissions sought

By Tamara Cook

The annual Young Artist Contest show and reception, hosted by the Cooper-Young Business Association to encourage the love of art in school age children, Thursday, November 5th, 2015 from 6-7 p.m. This year’s theme is “Memphis Music!” The show and reception hosted by Evolve Bank and Trust will be held at Peabody Elementary at 2086 Young Avenue.

This contest is open to all school age students in grades 1 through 12 in the Memphis and Mid-South area. Aspiring artists can submit only un-mounted, two-dimensional, flat artwork; size should be no larger that 12” x 18”.  Deadline for entries is October 30th. Applications can be found on-line at

All entries will be on exhibit for viewing in the Peabody School cafeteria on November 5th.  First, second, third place, and honorable mention prizes will be awarded in three categories: 1st-4th grades, 5th-8th, and 9th-12th.  First place winners receive $500, second place $100, third place $75, and honorable mention $50. Prizes will be awarded at 6:30 p.m.

Please join us for this family event.

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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