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Youth Art Month will take place at the San Diego Watercolor Society Gallery, The Arts District, Liberty Station, Building #202
The exhibition will be on view from Jan. 17th through February 2, 2018.

An awards reception will be held at the closing of the exhibition on February 2, 2018 from 7 pm at the

San Diego Watercolor Society Gallery, The Arts District, Liberty Station

2018 Exhibition Timeline

Nov. 28, 2017                   3:00 PM online digital registration and submission opens
Dec. 8, 2017                   11:59PM - DEADLINE for ONLINE SUBMISSION
Dec. 18, 2017                  Teachers notified by email of submissions' juried status
Jan. 11, 2018                   4 PM Deadline for delivery of artwork to SDCOE
Jan. 17, 2018                   Youth Art Month Exhibition opens to the public
Feb. 2, 2018                  5-8 PM Awards Reception, San Diego Watercolor Society Gallery, The Arts District, Liberty Station

Entry Eligibility & Rules

Teachers must be current members of CAEA-SD (formerly SDCAEA) to submit student artwork.  Paid attendance at the 2017 Mega-Arts

Conference included CAEA-SD membership dues.  To become a member, please visit CAEA-SD's membership page.

Open to all media, no size restrictions, 2D, 3D and installation

Open to all students grades K-12 in San Diego County

Entries must be submitted digitally by teachers for online jurying HERE.

Work that makes use of photographs, published images, and or other artists/ works, must show creative development beyond duplication.  This may be demonstrated through manipulation of formal qualities, design, and/or concept of the original work.  It is unethical, constitutes plagiarism, and often violates copyright law to simply copy an image (even in another medium) that was created by someone else.

Teachers are encouraged to submit student work from a variety of projects. Multiple entries of the same project by one teacher may result in a selection of the single strongest piece by the jury.

To Submit Your Students' Artwork:

  1. Click on the “ + Register ” button on the top right corner of this screen
  2. Complete the teacher registration
  3. Complete entries for up to 8 student works and upload up to three digital images of each work
  4. Digital image requirements:
    • Minimum width/height = 540 pixels
    • Maximum width/height = 2800 pixles
    • Acceptable file types = jpeg, png, gif

Teachers will be notified by email of works accepted after jurying by Dec. 18th, 2017
Each 2D work accepted to the show must to be matted in black mat board (submission images do not need to include mats)

Each work accepted to the show must be accompanied by a brief artist statement