"The Bay Area Creative Foundation strongly stands for equality regardless of race and color. Therefore we are taking a brief hiatus from launching the Creative Youth Celebration and taking this time to address how we can best support this mission. Please subscribe below to receive news about the celebration to include the launch date."

Bay Area Creative Foundation & Marin High Schools

Creative Youth Celebration 2020

July 1st - October 31st

Submit Your Art

The inaugural 2020 Creative Youth Celebration is recognizing and supporting Marin teens by awarding more than $10,000 in prizes.* We encourage Marin youths to submit original creative works in any one or more of the five artistic disciplines.
(max: 2 pieces per category)

  • Short Films/Screenplays/Treatments – No more than five minutes or five pages in length
  • Photography – Includes analog (film) or digital techniques
  • Physical Art – Includes drawings, paintings, mixed or other media
  • Music Composition – In any genre
  • Music Performance – Includes any solo instrument or small group (up to five minutes in length)
Teen filming short film screenplay

Short Films /
Screenplays

Teen photographer

Photography
 

teen boy painting on easel

Physical Art
 

Teen composing music with computer and board

Music Composition

Teen band performing

Music Performance

helping students to

share their art

this summer

Creative Youth Celebration

Join the Movement

We are planning to celebrate teenage artists for their contributions to film, photography, art, and musical composition and performance. Enter your creative work today and GET RECOGNIZED & REWARDED!

Submissions Entry Period: July 1 – October 31, 2020

Who May Enter: Marin County teens, ages 14-19

Submissions: Youths may enter in one or more categories

Stay Updated & Get Recognized

Earn an Award

Celebrating Youth Artists

On November 30, 2020 more than $10,000 in prizes will be awarded, with multiple honors in each artistic category.* The Creative Youth Celebration wants to not only reward the artists, but also show appreciation for their inspired works. Our hope is to encourage all participants to pursue their passion and to further their creativity.

*The total prize money is based on the total number of entries received.

Teen painter in art room