Kentucky Derby Festival

Monday, Mar 1, 2021

Downtown Louisville, KY
Louisville, KY 40201

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Student Art Contest Featuring TARC Design-A-Bus

They are now taking submissions from students in grades K-12. Winning entrants will be recognized in various ways. Top winners from each category will be displayed on a TARC bus next spring.

Traditionally, the Student Art Contest is centered around the Derby Festival and its events, but the theme of this year’s competition emphasizes a broader message of hope. Students are asked to reflect on the challenges they’ve faced in 2020 and the changes in their day-to-day life; choose a word using the prefix “Re” (e.g. Re-imagine, Re-start, Re-build, Re-cover, Re-birth, Re-organize, Re-connect, Re-unite, etc.); and then create an image based on that word. The goal is that each artwork will share a message of optimism for the future. (For example: Re-imagine favorite Derby Festival Events, Re-connect with friends, Re-build the community.)

TARC joins The Fillie’s Inc., as a Presenting Sponsor of the Student Art Contest. It is open to public, private and parochial school students in all Kentucky and Southern Indiana counties. Students who are not enrolled in art classes at their school may also create artwork at home, but entries must still follow all contest criteria.

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