Visual Arts Competition

Open to current LIA students at any grade level

Last year more than $4,000 was awarded to our competition winners!


“It’s Up To Me”

The theme expresses the idea that everyone is responsible to do what they can to find success as students, leaders, and members of the community. The theme also suggests a shared responsibility to help others in the community move forward.


  • Submit a photo (jpg, png, pdf) of your original art piece that embraces this year’s theme, along with a short paragraph describing the inspiration for your piece
  • Submissions with profanity or sexual content or otherwise offensive material will not be considered in the competition

What to Create:
Create an original art piece that incorporates and/or embodies this year’s theme. You can choose any medium you prefer:

Painting Drawing
Sculpture Textile
Photography Etc.

How to Submit Your Art Piece:

  1. Take a high-resolution photo of your art piece in a well-lit area, or submit a digital image of your piece
  2. Click the button below to complete your application
  3. Submit your application by the deadline date of January 31, 2019!

Deadline: January 31, 2019