Students Invited to Show How They Use DART Through Their Art

student art graphic

Attention budding artists…DART is inviting you to put your artistic skills to the test in the 2018 Student Art Contest. “Oh, The Places DART Goes” is the theme and entries are being accepted through Feb. 28, 2018.

Kindergarten through 12th grade students will compete for a $1,000 grand prize and the opportunity to have their artwork featured on DART buses and inside trains. Other prizes will be awarded to first place winners and runners-up in different grade-level categories. All winners’ artwork will be exhibited at the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA).

Here are the guidelines:

  1. Designs must be original work created by the student and should illustrate this year’s theme. Limit one entry per student.
  2. Entries must measure 11×17 wide, and the design should be laid out horizontally. The back of the entry should include the student’s name, contact email and phone number, grade level, school name and teacher’s name.
  3. Entries must be received by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Participants can mail their art to:

Jessica D. Lennon
Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Attention: Transit Education Program
2018 Student Art Contest
P.O. Box 660163
Dallas, Texas 75266-7232

Jessica D. Lennon
Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Attention: Transit Education Program
2018 Student Art Contest
1401 Pacific Ave.
Dallas, Texas 75202

DART will notify winners by March 21, 2018. All artwork becomes the property of DART and may be used with appropriate credit to the artists.

A reception will be held in the spring for contest winners and their families along with community partners DMA, Dallas Contemporary, Half Price Books, Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Dallas Zoo and media partners NBC 5, Telemundo 39, Dallas Morning News, Al Día, Suburban Parent and Plano Profile.

Get additional information at DART.org/artcontest.

About DART Daily

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) gets you around 13 cities with rail, bus, paratransit, and rideshare services. We serve DFW International Airport and Fort Worth via the Trinity Railway Express (TRE). The service area consists of 13 cities: Addison, Carrollton, Cockrell Hill, Dallas, Farmers Branch, Garland, Glenn Heights, Highland Park, Irving, Plano, Richardson, Rowlett and University Park.
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