541-552-9119 • 1757 Ashland St., Ashland, OR • Open Daily 10-6, Closed Sun-Mon library@rvml.org

Collage Guidelines

Your COLLAGE must be submitted no later than 6pm Tuesday, September 22, 2020 to Rogue Valley Metaphysical Library, 1757 Ashland Street, Ashland. Hours: 10-6 Tue-Sat. 541-552-9119.

IMPORTANT: You must submit a digital image of your COLLAGE in JPEG-format only, 300dpi minimum, with the entry form no later than 6pm September 22, 2020.

  • Your NAME and COLLAGE TITLE must be on the BACK of your Collage. Your name MUST NOT appear anywhere on the front.
  •  Your Collage must be on RIDGID FOAM-CORE BOARD measuring exactly 20” x 30” (commonly available at Dollar Tree, Wal-Mart, etc.) You may orient the width/height either way you choose, and employ one or more of the following mediums: photographs, magazine/newspaper clippings, paint, ink, fabric, or found objects. Be sure that all materials are firmly affixed.
  •  Collages must be accompanied by a 150-200-word ARTIST’S STATMENT.

EVALUATION CRITERIA:

Create from your heart. Winning collages will be original, compelling, and meaningful; and will be evaluated on how well the piece communicates the ideas presented in the artist’s statement.

CONTEST DETAILS:

Prizes: First Place – $500. Second Place – $300. Third Place – $200.

This contest is open to all current Ashland and Phoenix High School students. There is no entry fee.

Students may only enter one item in each category (one essay and one collage.)

Collages will be judged by a panel selected by RVML and Ashland Culture of Peace Commission.

Entries using explicit sexuality, profanity, or excessive negativity will be disqualified.

All digital images of the collages become the property of RVML.

Collages will be displayed at a local art gallery (TBA) after which time they will be available for pick-up.

All winners will be announced during a public Awards Ceremony on Saturday, October 17, 2020, 4pm at SOU’s Thalden Pavillion..

All ENTRANTS WILL RECEIVE: 

  • Six-month RVML library membership
  • Certificate of Participation
  • Online and print publishing of essays and collages

Winners will be notified via email by Monday, October 12, 2020.

For more information, please contact RVML at (541) 552-9119 or events@rvml.org.

1757 Ashland St. Ashland, OR 97520 Hours: Tue-Sat 10am-6pm.

 

Entry Form

ENTRY DEADLINE: 6pm Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Essay Guidelines

Your ESSAY must be 1000-1200 words and be submitted electronically no later than 6pm Tuesday, September 22, 2020 with the entry form as a PDF-format digital file.

IMPORTANT: For the purposes of anonymizing the entries, your name and contact info is the only text on page one of the PDF document and must appear nowhere else. Page two must begin with the title in 16-point Ariel font, centered and bolded, followed by your essay, using 12-point Arial font, double-spaced, with 1″ margins.

EVALUATION CRITERIA:

Write from your heart, responding to the prompt: “Imagine a New Vision for Humanities Future Now”. Winning essays will be positive, sincere, and empowering. The writing will be clear and correct, with good attention to proper grammar, etc.

CONTEST DETAILS:

Prizes: First Place – $500. Second Place – $300. Third Place – $200.

This contest is open to all current Ashland and Phoenix High School students. There is no entry fee.

Students may only enter one item in each category (one essay and one collage.)

Essays will be judged by a panel selected by RVML and Ashland Culture of Peace Commission.

Entries using explicit sexuality, profanity, or excessive negativity will be disqualified.

All digital files of the essays become the property of RVML.

Essays will be published in a booklet distributed at the awards ceremony and available at RVML.

All winners will be announced during a public Awards Ceremony on Saturday, October 17, 2020, 4pm at SOU’s Thalden Pavillion.

All ENTRANTS WILL RECEIVE: 

  • Six-month RVML library membership
  • Certificate of Participation
  • Online and print publishing of essays and essays

Winners will be notified via email by Tuesday, October 12, 2020.

For more information, please contact RVML at (541) 552-9119 or events@rvml.org.

1757 Ashland St. Ashland, OR 97520 Hours: Tue-Sat 10am-6pm.

Entry Form

ENTRY DEADLINE: 6pm Tuesday, September 22, 2020

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