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iCreate 2024 Call for Entries

March 19, 2024-May 6, 2024

Calling All Talented High School Artists!

Get your artwork seen! Fairfield County and surrounding Counties in Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York area high school students, this is your chance to have your work showcased at the prestigious Bruce Museum. Submit your best pieces to the iCreate 2024 Juried Regional High School Competition by May 6th.

Selected artwork will be featured in a special gallery exhibition from June 7, 2024 to September 8, 2024, and all submissions will get recognition in an official video presentation. Top winners will take home cash prizes of up to $500!

How to enter:

  • Submit up to three digital images of your artwork to by May 6, 2024.
  • Include your name, contact email, high school name, grade, and medium used.
  • Open to students in grades 9-12.
  • Explore various mediums: Painting, drawing, printmaking, mixed media, digital media, and more! No photography is accepted.

iCreate is a juried installation and approximately 55 final works are selected from the total submissions. Each year the submissions come from approximately 300 participating students. Over 1,000 votes are cast for the People's Choice Awardfrom over 4,000 virtual visits to the online exhibition on

iCreate participation is open enrollment to all regional high school students. Students have until midnight May 6, 2024, to submit their art entries for this year's iCreate virtual exhibition presented online at

Criteria: Fine Art entries will be limited to two-dimensional original works in oil, watercolor, acrylic, tempera, gouache, pastel, any drawing medium, traditional printmaking forms (such as relief, etching, stone lithograph, and serigraph), mixed media, and works generated digitally by computer. No photography is accepted. Pieces can be no larger than 48" on any one side and there is a three-piece limit per artist.

Art Awards: Cash prizes will be awarded in the following amounts: – 1st: $500 ,Youth at Bruce Award $350, 2nd: $300, 3rd: $200, and two-three Honorable Mentions: $100. People's Choice Award: $350 will be awarded in late August, allowing the public to vote online and in-person for their favorite art submission.

Awards will be presented by Youth@Bruce at the opening night reception on June 6, 2024

iCreate 2023 Interns

iCreate 2023 High school interns installing exhibition.

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