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Reflections National PTA Art Contest


Reflections is the PTA’s cornerstone arts program that offers students the opportunity to be recognized on the local, state and national level for their unique artistic interpretation of the theme. The Reflections program challenges students to reflect upon, interpret and bring this theme to life through these six categories of artistic expression, Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography and Visual Arts. Multi-talented? You may enter more than one category.

Entries will be judged primarily on how well the student uses his or her artistic vision to portray the theme. The judging criteria are:

  • Artistic Merit/Creativity

  • Mastery of the Medium

  • Interpretation of the Theme (this carries more weight than the other 2 criteria). The Artist’s Statement on the application reflects this and is very important.

1st Place winners advance to the state level and the top entries from there advance to the national level. For more information and the student application visit the CT PTA site at Entries may be submitted to the specially marked drop-off box at the main office or to Reflections co-chairs.