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2019 DART Student Art Contest

This year's theme:

"My next stop is _________________________."


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Best of Show

Sarah Thigpen - 9th Grade
Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (Dallas ISD)

Kindergarten-2nd Grade
1st Place Winner

Anjali Reddy – 1st Grade
Falak Art Studio (Coppell)
Walnut Grove Elementary School
(Carroll ISD)

2nd Place Winner

Anya Hegde – 2nd Grade
Dallas Arts Studio (Dallas)
Pinkerton Elementary School
(Coppell ISD)

3rd Place Winner

Aarusn Roy – 2nd Grade
McCoy Elementary School
(Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD)

Honorable Mention Winner

Sofia Fahey – 2nd Grade
Spanish House Elementary - Dallas
(Private)

Honorable Mention Winner

Vaishnavi Navapandian - Kindergarten
Wells Elementary - Plano
(Plano ISD)

Honorable Mention Winner

Samanvi Arudala – 2nd Grade
McCoy Elementary School
(Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD)

3rd through 5th grade
1st Place Winner

Diya Vemireddy - 4th Grade
McCoy Elementary School
(Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD)

2nd Place Winner

Wing Hay Tam - 3rd Grade
Barksdale Elementary
(Plano ISD)


3rd Place Winner (Tie)

Nadia Nesich - 4th Grade
Pegasus School of Liberal Arts
& Sciences - Dallas (Charter)

3rd Place Winner (Tie)

Sutton Blauser – 4th Grade
Grace Academy of Dallas - Dallas
(Private)

Honorable Mention Winner

Taylor Davis – 4th Grade
Dallas Arts Studio (Dallas)
Town Center Elementary (Coppell ISD)

Honorable Mention Winner

Reya Verma – 5th Grade
Vaughan Elementary
(Allen ISD)

6th through 8th grade
1st Place Winner

Olivia Park - 8th Grade
The Hockaday School - Dallas (Private)
Dallas Arts Studio (Dallas)

2nd Place Winner (Tie)

Divya Ghanta – 7th Grade
Falak Art Studio (Coppell)
Coppell Middle School North (Coppell ISD)

2nd Place Winner (Tie)

Arim Jun – 6th Grade
Dallas Arts Studio (Dallas)
G. B. Dealey Montessori Academy (Dallas)

3rd Place Winner

Brooke Criner - 8th Grade
PCA Plus Virtual Academy - Plano
(Private)

Honorable Mention Winner

Yincheng Qian - 6th Grade
McCulloch Intermediate
(Highland Park ISD)

Honorable Mention Winner

Vanessa Hernandez – 8th Grade
Vivian Field Middle School
(Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD)

Honorable Mention Winner

Joshua Owens - 7th Grade
McCowan Middle School - Glenn Heights
(DeSoto ISD)

9th through 12th grade
1st Place Winner

Rebeca Treviño - 11th Grade
Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center
(Dallas ISD)

2nd Place Winner

Emily La Barba - 10th Grade
Richardson High School
(Richardson ISD)

3rd Place Winner

Saher Kamal - 9th Grade
Jasper High School (Plano ISD)

Honorable Mention Winner

Srinjoyi Lahiri - 10th Grade
Lebanon Trail High School (Frisco ISD)

Honorable Mention Winner

Susana Escobar Zelaya - 12th Grade
Irving High School
(Irving ISD)

Honorable Mention Winner

Nhu Nguyen - 11th Grade
L. V. Berkner High School
(Richardson ISD)

Honorable Mention Winner

Cherish Holloway - 11th Grade
Richardson High School
(Richardson ISD)

Honorable Mention Winner

Henry John-Lee Dinkens - 11th Grade
Rowlett High School
(Garland ISD)

Honorable Mention Winner

Anthony Diaz - 11th Grade
Irving High School
(Irving ISD)

Honorable Mention Winner

Ayanna Santoyo - 9th Grade
H. Grady Spruce High School
(Dallas ISD)

Honorable Mention Winner

Ben Reynolds - 10th Grade
Highland Park High School
(Highland Park ISD)

Honorable Mention Winner

Christine Yan - 9th Grade
Greenhill School - Addison
(Private)



Community Partners:
Dallas Contemporary
Dallas Museum of Art
Dallas Zoo
Half Price Books
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
Media Partners:
Al Dia
Dallas Morning News
Familia DFW
NBC DFW

Plano Profile
Suburban Parent Magazines
Telemundo 39

2019 DART Student Art Contest Guidelines
Deadlines:
Early Entry: Friday, November 30, 2018 - Win a special prize!
Final Deadline: Friday, January 25, 2019


Theme - "My next stop is _______." (You fill in the blank!)

  1. Each poster must visually illustrate the theme “My next stop is _______.” (You fill in the blank!)
  2. The DART logo must appear on any drawings of buses or trains.
  3. Students may visit DART.org for ideas or more information.
  4. The back of the entry must include an entry form (click here to download the entry form in PDF format). Affix the completed form to the back of the artwork. Any entry that does not have the entry form attached will be disqualified.
  5. Limit one entry per student. The design must be original work created by the student. No group entries are allowed.
  6. Students may use multiple colors or black and white. The poster must measure 11" high x 17" wide. The design should be laid out horizontally and submitted on heavy paper such as poster, tag or illustration board.
  7. DART will distribute 11" x 17" paper to teachers/parents whose students/children participate in the contest (while supplies last and during regular business hours, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.).
  8. Media may include crayons, paint, markers, colored pencils and digital art.
  9. All lettering must be legible even when letters are used as design elements.
  10. Words must be spelled correctly.
  11. Entries should be mailed or personally delivered to:
    Jessica D. Lennon
    DART's Transit Education Program
    2019 Student Art Contest
    Dallas Area Rapid Transit
    1401 Pacific Ave.
    P.O. Box 660163
    Dallas, TX 75266-0163
  12. Early entries are strongly encouraged, and students who submit by Friday, November 30, 2018 will receive a special prize. All entries must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Friday, January 25, 2019.
  13. Get Transit Directions
    to the
    Dallas Museum of Art

    DART staff will notify the teachers or parents of the winners no later than Wednesday, February 20, 2019 via a phone call and/or email, and all winners will be invited to a special recognition program and reception at the Dallas Museum of Art (details TBD). Winners will also have their artwork displayed at the museum.
  14. The 2019 Student Art Contest is open to students in Kindergarten through 12th grade, and a Best of Show winner will be selected from all K-12 entries.
  15. The Best of Show winner will have his or her artwork featured on DART buses and will receive a $1,000 cash prize from Dallas Contemporary. The winning entry will also be posted on DART's website, DART.org.
  16. The 1st place winner in the Kindergarten-2nd grade and 3rd-5th grade categories will receive a prize. Runners-up and honorable mentions will also receive prizes.
  17. The 1st place winner in the middle school category (6th-8th grade) will receive a $100 cash prize from Dallas Contemporary, and his or her artwork will be featured at DART rail stations and inside DART trains. Runners-up and honorable mentions will also receive prizes.
  18. The 1st place winner in the high school category (9-12th grade) will receive a $200 cash prize from Dallas Contemporary, and his or her artwork will be featured at DART rail stations and inside DART trains. Runners-up and honorable mentions will also receive prizes.
  19. Teachers or leaders with the most submissions will receive a special prize.
  20. Winners' artwork will be featured on DART's website, DART.org; at Love Field Airport; and at the Courtyard Theater in Plano.
  21. All artwork becomes the property of Dallas Area Rapid Transit and may be used for advertising, sales or promotional purposes with appropriate credit to the artist. By entering the contest, you consent to have your name and photograph appear as one of the winners.
  22. For more information about the contest, please contact Jessica D. Lennon at [email protected] or 214-749-2582.
Click here to download a PDF version of this entry form
Click here to download the entry form in PDF format

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