CONTEST THEME:
What My Feelings Look Like

All mediums allowed, including collage, decorative arts, drawings, mixed media, mosaics, needlework, paint, photography, poetry, and sculpture

Art will be evaluated and displayed according to the following grade level categories:
LEVEL 1: Pre-K – 2              LEVEL 2: Grades 3 – 5
LEVEL 3: Grades 6 – 8          LEVEL 4: Grades 9 -12

Two artists from each category will be recognized at the annual Youth Mental Health Art Showcase event:

2nd Annual Youth Mental Health Art Showcase
May 9th, 2019
Winter Street Studios
5:00 – 6:30 p.m.Reception
6:30 – 7:00 p.m. Awards
Light Bites and Refreshments Served

Create and Submit Artwork by April 12, 2019 to:

Mental Health America of Greater Houston
Attn: Josephine Engels 2211 Norfolk, Suite 810
Houston, TX 77098

*Please include a signed Information Release Form for every submission. You can find the form in the Flyer & Rules packet below.


PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS


Save the Date Showcase Flyer, Rules, and Submission Form
ESPAÑOL_Showcase Flyer, Rules, and Submission Form

LESSON PLANS


Level 1: PK-2nd Level 2: 3rd-5th
Lesson Plans Lesson Plans
PowerPoint PowerPoint
Additional Materials Additional Materials

Level 3: 6th-8th

Level 4: 9th-12th
Lesson Plans Lesson Plans
PowerPoint PowerPoint
Additional Materials Additional Materials

HOSTING YOUR OWN YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH ART SHOWCASE


STEP 1: Give teachers the lesson plans for for leading youth in a mental health art activity. 

STEP 2: Display student art throughout school.  Invite parents to an art night on campus.  Optional: Take this opportunity to discuss mental and behavioral health needs with families. 

STEP 3: Select up to 5 winners from each participation level (see above for grade level categories).

STEP 4: Submit selected art to Mental Health America by mail or in person. 

STEP 5: Come see youth art from around Greater Houston displayed at our gallery night hosted by Sawyer Yards on Thursday, May 9th!  

For questions, contact Josephine Engels at jengels@mhahouston.org

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