educators

The Bay Area Creative Foundation (BACF) wants to partner with Marin County schools energize the creativity of their students through the 2020 Creative Youth Celebration. We want to work closely with school administrators and educators to help celebrate and recognize the creative spirit of local youth. We hope Marin schools will share the opportunity to enter the Celebration over the summer and into the 2020/2021 school year. Students, 14-19 years of age, can enter the Creative Youth Celebration by submitting original work in Music, Art, Photography, and/or Short Film.

educator with student
Male Educator

creative youth celebration 2020

Teen photographer
Teen band performing
teen girl holding production slate clapper
Teen composing music with computer and board
Teen filming short film screenplay

program details

  • The BACF will partner with Marin County high schools to identify, encourage and celebrate individuals and/or groups of students interested in displaying their creative talents.

  • Participating students will retain the copyright of the artistic compositions; BACF will only use the artwork to promote the Creative Youth Celebration program.
  • The BACF will cover all operational costs and prizes. Schools will be asked to announce the program and to distribute promotional communications provided by the BACF.
  • More than $10,000 in prizes will be awarded with multiple honors in each artistic category.*

timeline

  • Submissions are open now

  • Fall / Winter: BACF Board reviews and evaluates submissions
  • Spring 2021: BACF prize money awards are distributed
  • TBD: Event with exhibits and performances

submission details

  • The 2020 Creative Youth Celebration is open to Marin County high school students, ages 14-19 years old.
  • Students are asked to submit original photos, videos, recordings, or other electronic files that represent their unique expression of creativity.
  • Students may enter in more than one category with a maximum of two entries per student per category.
  • Submissions may be done by individuals or small groups (up to three students in the same grade level) with the exception of the Music Performance and Short-Film categories where there is no limit to the number of participants. (Note, each participant must be 14-19 years of age.)
  • Each submission must be uploaded individually. File size for upload will be restricted to 100 MB.
  • Total submissions will be limited to 100 entries per artistic discipline.

Contact

Melissa McLane,
BACF Development Director
melissa@bayareacreativefoundation.org
415-729-1501

Become a Partner

The BACF partners with high school administrators, educators, service providers, and other individuals supporting youth and the arts to identify, encourage and celebrate students interested in displaying their creative talents. We are looking for volunteers, advocates and promoters to support and further the goals of the 2020 Creative Youth Celebration. Please note the BACF does not take any rights or control of the student art; the only stipulation is to use it for promotional purposes.

The BACF will cover all operational costs and prizes of the Celebration. Schools will be asked to announce the program and distribute marketing communications provided by the BACF.