Twelve lucky K-12 students will be selected to have their original artwork displayed on buses across the AC Transit Service District as part of the Freedom Bus Project and Art IS Education Month.*
Exhibition of works: All submissions will be exhibited at the Freedom Bus Project/Art IS Education Month Recognition Event on March 25, 2011 at Oakland School for the Arts. Artwork may be separately exhibited by the Alameda County Office of Education at Art IS Education events around Alameda County. In addition,works submitted by students in grades 9-12 residing in the Ninth Congressional District and represented by Congresswoman Barbara Lee, will considered for exhibition in the U.S. House of Representatives through the "An Artistic Discovery" arts competition.
Eligibility: The arts component is open to all K-12 students who reside or attend an accredited school in Alameda County, in West Contra Costa Unified School District, or in the AC Transit service district. All public, non-public, and private school students may participate.
- 2-Dimensional drawing, painting or print only.
- Maximum overall size for artwork: 22 x 24”.
- Submission must be clearly labeled with the completed Entry Form affixed to the back of the artwork, and include a completed artist’s statement describing the work.
- Only one entry per student may be submitted.
- Alameda County Office of Education, 313 W. Winton Ave., Hayward, on Thursday, February 17, 2011 (9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.) and Friday, February 18, 2011 (9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.). Click here for Directions.
- West Contra Costa Unified School District, 1108 Bissell Ave., Room 109, Richmond by February 18 at 4:00 p.m. Click here for Directions.
* By submitting artwork, you allow AC Transit or the Alameda County Office of Education to displayed and/or reproduced for the purposes of the Freedom Bus Project or Art IS Education. While artwork will be available for pickup at the Alameda County Office of Education office in Hayward, we cannot guarantee that the artwork will be returned.