2nd Annual 2019 "1804 Forever Youth ArT kOnTeSt"
In anticipation of this year’s Ayisyen Heritage Month along with the City of Miami theme: “1804 Forever”, Konscious Kontractors will be hosting a multidisciplinary Youth Art kontest. In the same spirit we will be celebrating Afrikan Liberation Day. Art submissions will be judged by professional artists, kurators, and kommunity leaders which will be displayed at the Muce305. The theme for the Art Kontest is: “1804 Forever.” Explore, through your art, what does the victory of the Ayisyen Revolution means to us today? What kurrent issues in our kommunity would you tackle through the spirit of 1804?
- kontestants must be between the ages of 7 and 18
- Kontestants must reside or attend school/after school care programs in the Ayisyen kommunity.
- All kontestant will be awarded, $20.00 gift kards, plants and certifikates of participation.
- Finalist will be awarded certifikates of Participation and higher amount gift kards.
We will akcept art in any of the following mediums: waterkolor, pastels, oil, akrylik paint, printmaking, kollage, mixed media, kolored pencil, monochromatik, photography and
digital art. On the 31st of May, the opening of the exhibition will kick off with the Ti Ayiti Drum Cirkle and a vokalist performing the Ayisyen National Anthem. Refreshments will be served.
This Kontest will rejoice the heart of our young ones and their families. It will build future konfidence in themselves knowing their history, so they can be better citizens of tomorrow.
Big shout out to our sponsor, we give thanks:
To the Little Haiti Cultural Complex (LHCC), the office of Commissioner Keon Hardemon, Poetic Lakay, Little Haiti NET Office, Miami Urban Contemporary Experience (MUCE), Oolite Arts, Keeping It Direct Marketing, Hoppy Homes Realty and Family Action Network Movement (FANM).