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Awards:

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Of the national-level submissions, over 200 student Reflections participants will receive the following awards from National PTA:

  • Merit Award: Bronze Medal; Certificate of Merit; Work featured in the traveling exhibition 
  • Award of Excellence: $200 Young Artist Scholarship; Silver Medal; Certificate of Excellence; Work featured in the traveling exhibition
  • Outstanding Interpretation Award: An expense-paid trip for awardee and chaperone to showcase work on stage at the National PTA Awards and Reflections Celebration; $800 Young Artist Scholarship; Gold Medal; Certificate of Outstanding Interpretation; Work featured in the traveling exhibition; $200 Prize for Local PTA Unit

PTA Reflections Art Program

Background & Theme 2019-2020 - entries due on october 11th! Turn into School Office

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National PTA’s Reflections program has helped students explore their own thoughts, feelings and ideas, develop artistic literacy, increase confidence and find a love for learning that will help them become more successful in school and in life.

Each year, over 300,000 students in Pre-K through Grade 12 create original works of art in response a student-selected theme. The theme for the 2019-2020 program year is Look Within. Students submit their completed works of art in one or all of the available arts categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts.

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PTA’s Reflections program encourages students of all ages to:logo

  • Unleash creative talents and be inspired
  • Express themselves imaginatively in their artwork
  • Experience the fun and joy of making art
  • Tap into critical-thinking skills to create art inspired by the annual theme
  • Receive positive recognition for their original works of art.

Students may submit original creations in one or more of these six categories:

  • Visual Arts
  • Literature 
  • Photography 
  • Dance Choreography
  • Film Production
  • Music Composition

Download the Student Entry Form 2019

Visit the National PTA/Reflection Program for more details and ideas!  CAPTA

Also visit PTA.org/Reflections/Awards to learn about prizes and scholarships. 

Questions? Contact GVES Reflections Committee Chair,