The Massachusetts Art Education Association will again be sponsoring the MAEA Recognitions Juried Exhibit. This will be a virtual exhibit.
Some baside information to help you plan for submitting student artwork for the 2023 exhibit:
- Open to grade 9-12 art students of MAEA members
- Up to 5 student entries per art teacher, only 1 entry per student
- Individual student work only, collaborative pieces will not be accepted
- No size limits to actual artwork
- Artwork must not been previously submitted to MAEA Recognitions
- Artwork must be accompanied by an artist statement (maximum of 400 characters)
- Digital submissions accepted through Art Call (starting early December through late January)
- $5 submission fee per entry
- Blind Jury Process – Jury panel has access to the artwork and the artist statement only.
Watch for the specific submission date and complete details coming soon.
Media Category Descriptions
DRAWING – Mark-making done with manual or mechanical instruments on a 2D surface. (eg.pastels, ink, pencil, charcoal, etc.)
PAINTING – Work created by applying paint/pigment to a 2D surface.
MIXED MEDIA – Work made from more than one medium that incorporates a 3D element (breaks the surface plane).
Artwork that combines different drawing and/or painting techniques and is 2D should be submitted under Drawing or Painting, not Mixed Media.
PHOTOGRAPHY – Images created with analog or digital cameras.
DIGITAL/GRAPHIC DESIGN – Digitally produced art. (eg. digital collages, digitally manipulated photos, posters, book covers, business cards)
CERAMICS – Pottery and porcelain objects made of fired clay.
SCULPTURE – 3D work made by a variety of means. (eg. carving, casting, welding, molding, assembling, etc.)
JEWELRY – Decorative objects made for personal adornment. (eg. rings, pins, bracelets, earrings, necklaces)
FASHION – Articles of clothing or accessories. (excluding jewelry)
PRINTMAKING – Artwork created by using various techniques to produce multiple copies of an original design. (eg. etching, woodcut, linocut, silkscreen, collagraph, monoprint, etc.)
Some Artworks from the 2022 MAEA REcognitions Exhibit
There you will find all 100 artworks that are included in this exhibit, along with
their accompanying artist statements.
All artwork must be original, created by the student. It must not infringe upon the intellectual property rights of any other individual or entity. The Massachusetts Art Education Association maintains the right to determine which works of art are appropriate for this exhibit. Any subject matter that is highly controversial, items, symbols, or themes that may represent racism, prejudice, profanity, or are of a violent or lewd nature are not appropriate for this exhibit.