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A celebration of young artists throughout Delaware County. Submissions accepted February 14th-February 23rd.

The 2018 Young Artist Exhibition features the artwork of Delaware County school children in Kindergarten through 12th grade and current students of Cornerstone Center for the Arts, providing a public showcase for creativity, individuality, and self-expression.

Works in 2D and 3D media created by local young artists will be shown in a curated public exhibition at Cornerstone Center for the Arts on Thursday, March 1. A jury panel will provide awards in the following categories: K-2nd grade, 3rd-5th grade, 6th-8th grade, and 9th-12th grade. First, second, third place and honorable mention awards will be presented. A Reception and Awards Presentation will take place in the Great Room on the second floor of Cornerstone on Thursday, March 1 from 5:30-8:00 pm with award winners announced at 6:30 pm.

Thank you for taking the time to enter the First Annual Young Artist Exhibition. The deadline for entries is February 23, 2018. 

Download an entry form here. 

Download artwork submission tags here. 

2018 Young Artist Exhibition 

Presented by PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union and Cornerstone Center for the Arts

2018 Young  Artists Exhibition

A Celebration of Young Artists



  1. Submissions will be accepted Wednesday, February 14 through Friday, February 23 at Cornerstone’s second floor desk
  2. Judges Viewing: Wednesday, February 28
  3. Public Exhibition & Reception/Awards Presentation: Thursday, March 1 at Cornerstone Center for the Arts. Art viewing will be held from 5:30-8:00 pm and awards will be announced at 6:30 pm.
  4. Artwork Pickup: Thursday March 1 (after reception) through Friday, March 9


  1. Open to children Kindergarten – 12th grade who reside in Delaware County or are current students of Cornerstone Center for the Arts (enrollment/involvement will be validated). Students who are homeschooled, attend private or charter school, and those who attend public school are welcome to enter.
  2. Grade categories: K – 2nd, 3rd – 5th, 6th – 8th, 9th – 12th
  3. Award categories per grade: 1st, 2nd, 3rd place & Honorable Mention


1. Teachers may submit up to 10 entries and individual/independent students may submit up to 3 entries.

  • All entrants must complete an Individual Entry form

2. 2-D and 3-D work will be accepted

  • Works on paper and/or canvas cannot exceed 18” x 24”
  •  It is encouraged that 2-D (especially paper) works are matted. 2-D works will be displayed on tables, easels, and risers.
  • 3-D work should be self-supportive and not exceed 48” H x 30” W x 30” D and 50 pounds.
  • All artwork must be original – not copied from famous works of art or any other printed materials. If you have questions about this, please contact Cornerstone’s Education Department at 765-281-9503 ext. 15. 

3. Artwork that does not meet the above criteria will not be considered for the show.


  1. A limited number of submissions will be permitted. The Young Artist Exhibition committee reserves the right to limit and/or reject entries if the limit of submissions is reached, or if work is deemed inappropriate.
  2. Entry forms are available from Cornerstone at and at the 2nd floor desk at Cornerstone Center for the Arts; and from PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union at and all three PrimeTrust branches.
  3. Pieces will be available for pick up after the reception on Thursday, March 1 through Friday, March 9, unless other arrangements have been made.
  4. Show winners will be framed and featured in the Cornerstone Art Gallery during the month of April. A special gallery opening and reception featuring winning artwork will be open to the public Thursday, April 5 during First Thursday. Winners may also have their artwork on display at PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union's branches beginning in May.

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