She is More: Global Youth Art Competition - Competitions and Contests for Indian Students


Friday, 15 March 2019

She is More: Global Youth Art Competition

She is More: A global celebration of the value of women through art

The value of a woman, like art, is beyond what the eye can see. A woman is one of the most dynamic individuals who often simultaneously assumes the role of caretaker, businesswoman, problem-solver, financier, peacemaker, teacher and community-builder. This competition will celebrate the spirit of everyday women by capturing their courage, strength, passion, empathy and overall value to the world we live in through art.

Inviting all budding artists between the ages of 10-18 from anywhere—from the back streets to the Wall Streets of the world—to join the SHE IS MORE Youth Art Competition to celebrate the spirit and value of women!

The competition welcomes visual and performance artists from all walks of life to submit their original work for the opportunity to be exhibited at the SHE IS MORE Art Exhibition in Singapore this May and featured on IIX Foundation’s publicity materials during its year-long 10th anniversary celebration this year, shared with over 2.2 Million people worldwide.

Deadline:  April 9, 2019

Celebrate the spirit of everyday women. Submit your artwork that captures the interpretation of the theme “SHE IS MORE.”

This can, for example, show a woman you admire or is important to you; or celebrate how women can play different roles in everyday life; or show how people are helping to empower women.  The sky’s the limit: it’s up to you!

Individuals may participate in this competition by creating art in any of the following forms:

Category 1 – Visual Art: Painting, Sketches/Drawings, Photography and other flat art media
Category 2 – Performance Art: Song, Music and Dance

Visual Art:
Participants are invited to submit flat visual art with dimensions not exceeding 30cm x 42cm (A3 Paper Size). Any medium (pastel, watercolor, oil, pencil, crayon, digital art, collage etc.) is acceptable.

Only flat media will be accepted. Visual art pieces should be submitted as a digital copy via online entry form. Competition finalists may be requested to mail their original artwork to IIX in Singapore for the exhibition.

Any art displaying nudity, violence or inappropriate content will not be accepted.

Performance Art Entries:
Participants are to submit a video of no more than 3 minutes in length via the online entry portal at Participants can upload a video file via Cloud Sharing platforms (Dropbox, Google drive) or video platforms (YouTube, vimeo, etc) and provide a link in your entry form. Participants may also share their video via Facebook Messenger or Telegram. (More information is provided on the Entry Form)

Entry is free. Donations are welcome but will not affect judging.

Art Description:
Participants must submit description of inspiration/story behind their art (1000 characters max).

Prizes will be awarded for the Grand Prize Winner in each age and art category:

Visual Art Age 10-13
Visual Art Age 14-18
Performance Art Age 10-13
Performance Art Age 14-18
Grand prize, 2nd place, and 3rd place winners in each category will be recognized at the SHE IS MORE Exhibition Opening Night on Thursday, May 9, 2019 in Singapore and showcased throughout the exhibition on May 10-11, 2019 at the renowned Sundaram Tagore Gallery in Singapore. Winning performance artists who are unable to attend the Opening Night to perform will have their videos played at the event instead. IIX Foundation may also display select non-winning artwork in the exhibition who will receive a certificate of excellence.

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