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Compassion in Arts Opening Exhibit | ImpactHUB Honolulu Coworking | Friday, 09. November 2018

Join us for our 7th annual Compassion in Arts Opening Exhibit! This year's theme is Compassion for the Hungry. All artwork is created by middle and high school students from Hawaii. The Opening Exhibit will be held on November 9th, from 6p-8p, at Impact Hub Honolulu. During the Opening Exhibit, we will be recognizing finalists and announcing winners. Light pupus and entertainment will be provided. This event is free and open to all ages.
Finalists' artwork will be auctioned off and non-finalist’s artwork will be available for a 'Buy It Now' price. All proceeds will be going to Aloha Harvest.

Interested in submitting artwork? Follow these guidelines:
Any Hawaii student in grades 6 to 12 grade may participate. One entry per student.

Age Categories
Finalists will be chosen from each grade 6 to 12.

• Finalists will be notified by email or phone no later than Monday, November 2nd.
• Winners will be awarded at the Opening Exhibit on Friday, November 9th at Impact Hub Honolulu. More info available at .
• If you decide not to donate your artwork, it must be picked up at the Aloha Harvest office beginning November 19th and no later than November 30th.
• All participants will receive a certificate of participation.

Artwork Theme
The theme for Compassion in Arts 2018 is Compassion for the Hungry. We want to see what this topic inspires in you. Ask yourself how can show you compassion for those who are in need. Aloha Harvest is a food rescue program that helps other organization feed the hungry. 

Media & Technique Requirements
Any of the following media or techniques may be used:
• Paint (watercolor, tempera, poster, acrylic, etc.)
• Drawing materials (pencil, charcoal, colored chalk, pastels, oil pastels, markers, etc.)
• Collage materials (cut & glued papers, tissues paper, wrapping, aluminum foil, etc.)
• Prints (handmade stencils, gadget printing, block prints, computer graphics, etc.)
• Sculpting materials (clay, paper mache, etc.)
• Original digital illustration
• Photography

1. Two-dimensional artwork should be done on at least construction paper/cardstock or
anything thicker. If using copy paper, it must be matted or framed.
2. Three-dimensional artwork must be transportable and be able to stand alone.
3. Label artwork with your first and last name in the back so it is not visible in the front.

Judging Criteria
A panel of judges will review entries by grade level based on the following criteria:
• Interpretation of the theme
• Technical skill
• Originality
Copyright Law
Any artwork that depicts copyrighted images will be rejected. For example, no artworks depicting characters from television shows, movies, video games, or books will be accepted. All artwork must be original ideas and created entirely by the student.
Deadline for Entries
All entries must be received no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, October 19th, 2018. Mail or drop off entries to Aloha Harvest 3599 Waialae Avenue #23 Honolulu, Hawaii 96816. Our office is on the 2nd floor of the First Hawaiian Bank in Kaimuki. Regular office hours are Monday to Friday, 8 am to 5:30 pm. Due to a high volume of submissions in past years, this year we will be capping submissions at 200 entries. This will be on a first come, first serve basis. 
To submit your artwork, follow these directions:
1. You must fill out our entry form here before dropping it off at the Aloha Harvest office.  
2. Drop your artwork off at the Aloha Harvest office.
Contact Kayla Emineth at 808.537.6945 or kayla@alohaharvest.org with any questions.