GUIDELINES FOR STUDENT SUBMISSIONS at S4S 2017
For all submissions (please read carefully)
Submissions are due by 4 pm on April 5, 2017 to the St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes Upper School campus.
Mailing address: 1000 St. Stephen’s Road, Alexandria, Virginia 22304 Attn: Mr. Brian Kane
Receiving hours for works of art are from 8 to 4 pm daily, or by arrangement at other times. Please contact Brian Kane at firstname.lastname@example.org
if those times are not possible.
Digital submissions are to be emailed to email@example.com.
St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School will carefully handle all submissions and keep them as secure as possible on our campus; however, St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School assumes no responsibility for harm, theft, or loss of artwork while on campus. Students must retrieve artwork at the end of the conference and return it to their school or home.
Painting, drawing, printmaking, photography and sculpture submissions are encouraged.
Art work should reflect themes of environmental concern, celebration of the natural world, or themes related to environmental sustainability. Art and sculpture will be displayed and include group conversations or panel discussions to allow students to share their inspiration and techniques.
Works of art must be signed and labeled with the student’s name, grade level, school, and email address.
Paintings, prints, photographs and drawings must be ready to hang. Framing is optional, but a hook must be affixed to the work to enable display at the conference. Artists are required to attend the conference and encouraged to bring students from their schools.
Original compositions, recorded, and live performances are welcome at the conference. Group submissions are welcomed. Artistic work should reflect themes of environmental concern, celebration of the natural world, or themes related to environmental sustainability.
If a live performance is desired, students should submit a video recording in advance. Performances should be limited to five minutes. The recording should be labelled by its title, and the student/artists’ names listed on the submission form. Video recordings of performances are also welcomed in advance and can be screened at the conference if required.
Poetry and short stories should reflect themes of environmental concern, celebration of the natural world, or themes related to environmental sustainability. Written work should express a concern for the well-being of the earth and its inhabitants. Authors will have the opportunity to read their works aloud at the conference.
Length of a short story should be limited to 1,000 words. All submissions should occur via email and the cover page of all submissions should include author’s name, school, and the title of the work. Students will have an opportunity to read an excerpt up to five minutes in length at the conference. Poetry submissions and readings may include the entire work if under five minutes long.
Original film works created by students are welcomed. Students are encouraged to focus on an environmental concern or initiative in the student's’ school neighborhood. Films that reflect themes of environmental concern, celebration of the natural world, or other environmental themes are welcomed. Student films will be played and shared at the conference with attending students. Producers are invited to lead a conversation about their film at the conference with other student producers.
Film title, student name, and student's’ school name should appear at the start of the film.
Films must not be longer than 10 minutes in length.
Films should credit all individuals who worked to produce the film in the film credits, including advisors.