Reflections

EXPLORE THE ARTS, AND EXPRESS YOURSELF!

All Louise Archer students are encouraged to participate in the LAES PTA Reflections Arts Contest. Remember: we are all artists!

The 2022 theme, Show your voice…, calls for your own unique interpretation through the arts. This year, we are following the format that was used last year with digital submissions and online entry forms.

See a video explaining the program.

Guidelines for each category are linked below. Please note that the physical guidelines no longer apply, as all projects must be digitally submitted, so Visual Arts entries must be photographed for entry. The online student submission forms will be available soon. For inspiration, visit the Reflections virtual art gallery and learn more about prizes and scholarships. We will celebrate all Louise Archer entries and participants in a special reception in November.

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  • Students’ submissions are reviewed by independent third-party judges based on artistic skill as well how the theme is interpreted. The entries are judged against peers’ work (grades K-2nd, 3rd-5th, and 6th grade), and those with the highest scores from our school competition progress to an area competition and possibly to regional, state, and the national contest.

  • Entries are due by Monday, October 17th. They will be submitted through a Google form. Stay tuned for those forms in September. For more information, visit the Virginia State PTA page.