Student Art Contest & Grant Opportunity

Join The Meemic Foundation in showcasing the artistic ability of our students while rewarding your classroom in the process.   Meemic Foundation Club Members can sponsor a student's original art masterpiece to be entered in our Student Art Contest. Up to 50 artworks will be selected, and the winning artworks will be professionally framed and placed on permanent display at Meemic's corporate office in Auburn Hills, MI, or at one of our affiliate offices. Sponsoring Foundation Club Members of winning entries will earn a $300 art supplies grant for their school. Plus, each winning student artist will receive:
  • Sphero Bolt App-enabled Robot
  • Amazon Fire 7 Tablet
  • An invitation to our Art Gallery Open House at our corporate office.

Every student entry will receive a certificate of appreciation.

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Art Guidelines and Contest Rules:

Contest dates are January 2, 2020, through March 31, 2020.
Student artist must be a resident of and currently attending an elementary or secondary school in Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, or Wisconsin.*

Artwork must reflect one of the following futuristic themes:
  • Your School in the Future
  • Your Home Life in the Future
  • Happy Robots
Entry must be an original artwork created by the student and cannot be drawn from any existing artwork not created by the student. No copyright images may be used.

Artwork must be:
            Minimum 8” x 10” to maximum 16” x 20” in size on paper (no canvas).
            Two-dimensional art only (drawings or paintings).  No photography please.
            Originally created using any type of medium (crayon, marker, paint, pencil, etc.)

Only one artwork entry per student.

Only Foundation Club Members can sponsor a student’s artwork entry in the contest.

Foundation Club Member can sponsor multiple students, but each student entry must have an application completed online and must have a completed authorization form, signed by their parent or legal guardian. 

For the Foundation Club Member’s convenience, an informational document has been developed that the Club Member can provide to the student artist to take home (along with the Authorization & Liability Release form) to inform their parents about the contest.

The Authorization & Liability Release form must be signed by the student’s parent or legal guardian and submitted with the artwork.

The artwork (with the artwork ID number written on the back) and the completed and signed Authorization & Liability Release form must be mailed or delivered to:

            The Meemic Foundation
            ATTN:  Masterpieces Art Contest
            1685 N. Opdyke Road
            Auburn Hills, MI  48326

Entries must be received at the corporate address shown above by 5:00 p.m. ET Thursday, April 30, 2020, to qualify. No entries will be accepted after that time.

Up to 50 winners will be selected, and the winning entries will be announced by Friday, May 15, 2020.

Winning entries will receive:
          For the Student Artist      Sphero Bolt App-enabled Robot
         Amazon Fire 7 Tablet
         Invitation to the Art Gallery Open House at Meemic's Corporate Office
  For the Club Member      $300 Art Supplies Grant
           (If the Club Member is not employed with a school in Georgia, Illinois, Michigan or Wisconsin, the $300 grant will go to the student artist's school)
         Invitation to the Art Gallery Open House at Meemic's Corporate Office
All student artists that submit artwork will receive a Certificate of Appreciation (certificate will be sent to the Club Member to present).

All artwork submitted will become the property of The Meemic Foundation and will not be returned.

Ready to get started?  Login to your Foundation Club member account to access the Masterpieces application.

Not a Foundation Club Member?  It’s easy to join.  Register now!

Encourage your students to create their Masterpieces today!

*This contest is only open to qualified educational institutions that have a physical presence and operate within the states of Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, or Wisconsin. Home schools and preschools are not eligible for this contest. Home schools are defined as a building that also serves as a private residence and or serves less than 50 students.