2022 DEYA Youth Stage Visual Arts Application
 
DEYA, an initiative of the Children's Foundation, welcomes youth between the ages of 14 to 19 to enter a Visual Art Awards competition.
 
Deadline:  May 9, 2022, 11:59pm
 
Cash Prizes for Visual Arts winners*:
  • 1st Place: $250 DEYA Solo Musical Performance Award to further the winner’s artistic studies.
  • 2nd Place: $150
  • 3rd Place: 4 young artists will win $75 each
*Winners must exhibit their art at the Concert of Colors DEYA Youth Stage at the University of Michigan Detroit Center's Wolverine Outdoor Stage, outside the DIA, on Saturday July 23rd, between 12 noon-6 pm, where the winners will receive their awards.

Requirements:
  • Be between the ages of 14 and 19 as of May 9th, 2022.
  • Be either a resident of Detroit, attend school full-time in Detroit, or spend 6+ hours a week working with a Detroit-based organization.
  • Apply online by May 9th, 2022.
  • Submit up to 5 images of your art submission. (JPG, JPEG, PNG, GIF or PDF are supported.)
Award recipients will be notified by May 20, 2022.

Please email 313deya@gmail.com if you have any questions. 

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* 1. Applicant's Name

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* 2. Preferred Name

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* 3. Preferred Pronouns

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* 4. Email address

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* 5. Age

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* 6. Please select the racial/ethnic category that best describes your identity.

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* 7. Do you live in the city of Detroit?

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* 8. Please provide your home address, with city and zip code.

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* 9. Do you attend school full-time in Detroit?

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* 10. During the school year, do you participate (either in-person or online) for 6 hours or more with an organization located in the city of Detroit?

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* 11. If you do not live in the city of Detroit, do not attend school full-time in Detroit, and do not participate weekly with a Detroit-based organization, explain why you consider yourself a 'Detroit youth'.

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* 12. What does art mean to you?

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* 13. Where are you in your artistic journey/career?

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* 14. How would winning this award and exhibiting your art at the Concert of Colors DEYA Youth Stage assist you in your artistic journey/career?

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* 15. Reference: Please list the name of an adult teacher or mentor who can speak to your passion and commitment to art.

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* 16. Reference email address:

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* 17. How did you hear about the DEYA Visual Arts Award competition? (Check all that apply.)

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* 18. By submitting the application, I agree to the following:

All information submitted - including this application and any other supporting materials - is my own work, factually true, and honestly presented.

If I win an award, I agree to submit a shareable short statement about the impact of the award to 313deya@gmail.com, or share information about my award on social media, tagging Detroit Excellence in Youth Arts (DEYA) on Instagram or Facebook.

Thank you for applying!
ULOAD: Please use the link below to provide up to 5 images of your art submission.

Visual Arts

PNG, JPG, JPEG, GIF and PDF file types are supported.

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