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Youth Art Expo 2020 – Betsy Lueke Creative Arts Center

April 2 @ 5:30 pm - April 23 @ 7:00 pm

Aims and Objectives
 The Youth Art Expo annually showcases the talents of Burbank Youth by allowing for them to compete and show their creativity.
 The Youth Art Expo is a judged and juried show. Due to space, acceptance and display is not guaranteed.
 In 2019, the Youth Art Expo received over 1,600 entries, of which 216 pieces were selected for display.

Artwork Submission
 Many teachers are active participants in the Youth Art Expo each year. In 2019, over 100 teachers collected artwork, either through classroom projects or independent work, and delivered the artwork to the Betsy Lueke Creative Arts Center for their students.
 Artists may submit their artwork themselves by dropping it off at the Betsy Lueke Creative Arts Center by the Submission Deadline. Artwork must be properly labeled.
 Be sure to review the entry rules.


Opening Receptions
Grades 6 – 12
Thursday, April 2nd 5:30 – 7:00 pm
Grades K – 5
Friday, April 3rd 5:30 – 7:00 pm
Awards will be presented at approximately 6:00 pm


Entry Rules
 The Youth Art Expo is open to students in grades TK-12 who attend a Burbank public, private or home school.
 Only one (1) entry per student.
 Artwork must be on quality paper, no larger than 18”x24”. Three dimensional artwork may also be submitted.
 Artwork for grades 6-12 must be matted in a neutral tone mat when submitted.
 Entries must be complete and ready to exhibit. All parts must be secure and all paint and glue must be dry. Clay/pottery must be fired.
 Artwork may be on any subject line or theme, however, artwork including vulgarity, gratuitous violence, or material that may be considered offensive will be disqualified.
 All entries must be LABELED with artist’s name, grade, school and teacher.
Submissions will be accepted beginning Monday, March, 2. All artwork must be submitted to the Betsy Luke Creative Arts Center by : Wednesday, March 11, 5:00 pm


 Gallery space is limited. All artwork received will be subject to a selection process, by grade, to determine which pieces will be displayed in the gallery.
 The initial selection committee may be comprised of Betsy Lueke Creative Arts Center staff and instructors.
 Pieces not chosen for display will be returned to the schools beginning March 30.
 Participants whose artwork is chosen for display (Featured Artist) will receive an invitation to the Opening Reception.
 Displayed artwork will be juried prior to the show opening to determine award winners.
 Juror will be selected from the local art community.
 Awards will be given on the following basis:
One per grade (TK/K-12)
3 – Dimensional (TK-5)
3 – Dimensional (6-12)
Photography (6-12)
 Additionally, there will be a Best of Show award for TK-5 and 6-12.
 Featured artwork will be returned to the schools the week of April 27th.



April 2 @ 5:30 pm
April 23 @ 7:00 pm