The Mountain Arts District of West Virginia
Call for Entries for the 2022 High School Student Aert Contest!
Four Awards with Cash Prizes!
The Mountain Arts District announces a Call for Entries for our 2022 High School Student Fine Art & Sculpture Contest! The contest is open to high school students in Randolph, Tucker, Barbour, Upshur, Nicholas and Pocahontas counties.
Young artists may submit up to three works by May 31st to the contest that will take place on the Mountain Arts District’s Facebook page. We will display a photo of your artwork(s) from June 1st-June 15th for the public to “like” as a vote. The artwork with the most “likes” wins the coveted “People’s Choice Award.” Submissions will also be displayed on our website MADWV.com.
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The Mountain Arts District includes artists, musicians, performers, and craftspeople of all types in the heART of West Virginia — Randolph, Tucker, Upshur, Pocahontas, Nicholas, and Barbour. The district is less than a half day’s drive from Washington, D.C.; Baltimore, MD; Richmond, VA; Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, PA; and Columbus, OH. And, there is so much to do here.
In addition to teeming with art, the natural beauty of our home in the hills is breathtaking. With nearly one million acres of national forest as well as culture and traditions dating back to the early settlers, this place provides a unique perspective of Americana.
That perspective is reflective in our art. Many artists come to this area because of its striking beauty and rich heritage. Whether native or not, our artists are influenced by mountains surrounding them and the stories they tell. Come see.
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