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To All Art Poster Contest Sponsors and Participants

Thank you for your support of the Bergen County (NJ) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated’s commitment to our National Arts Poster Contest.  We want to ensure that our young people in Bergen County are consistently exposed to explore their interests in the arts.   Please read the following carefully. Along with a description of our theme,  we are including important information about how to submit your digital files as well as remind you of relevant information to make the submissions seamless.

      "The Art of Social Justice to Transform Communities"

The Arts are powerful forces that can mobilize communities, help with healing, speak to social justice, and inspire change!

Each competition has a unique theme. The 2021-2021 competition theme "The Art of Social Justice to Transform Communities" asks students to reflect and artistically express the work of Social Justice leaders, issues, and efforts — locally and nationally — that impact their community. There are four interrelated principles of social justice: equity, access, participation, and rights. Students should include this thematic direction in their art. Members and their partners should direct discussions with students around issues like racial justice, equal rights, food insecurity, mass incarceration, violence, participation in government and elected offices, hate crimes, law enforcement accountability, abuse, the justice system and similar causes and actions.

 

All submissions must be completed digitally

 

The deadline for submission is March 1, 2022 

 

As you create your poster, please remember that no writing other than the poster's image can be on the front of your artwork. In other words--Do not sign the poster in the front.

When you have completed your poster, you must scan it to produce a digital image. Here are some hints to accomplish this on your smartphone or tablet. 

 

How to scan documents on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oomupvlcmq8

 

1. Open Notes and select a note or create a new one.

2. Tap the Camera button, then tap Scan Documents.

3. Place your document in view of the camera.

4. If your device is in Auto mode, your document will automatically scan. ...

5. Tap Save or add additional scans to the document.

6. How to scan documents with an Android Phone

 

How to scan documents with an Android Phone

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMmotfLwLZo

 

1. Open the Google Drive app.

2. In the bottom right, tap Add.

3. Tap Scan 

4. Take a photo of the document you'd like to scan.

5. Adjust scan area: Tap Crop.

6. Take photo again: Tap Re-scan current page.

7. Scan another page: Tap Add.

8. To save the finished document, tap Done 

 

And finally, If you have a scanning option on your printer please use or

take your poster to Staples to be scanned. 

Label or title your art file with your first and last name (ex. johnjones.jpg)

 

Next Steps:

1. Fill out Google Form (link found below)

https://forms.gle/aR1Ys7VAaR7QkPvu8

You will receive a confirmation of submission.

2. If you are under age 18,  fill out the permission form (link found below). When completed, please download and have your parent or guardian sign. Please scan the completed permission form. 

Application and Publication Permission Form

3, Drop your finished Poster Art and the scanned permission form using the following link:

tinyurl.com/y3dvd6e4

Student's work will be judged according to grade. Winners will receive notification. All entries will be showcased on our website. 

We look forward to receiving your entries no later than March 1, 2022.  Let us know if you have any questions.  

 

Good luck!

 

Respectfully,

Link Theodora Lacey – Chair – Arts Facet

Bergen County (NJ) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated

theolacey11@gmail.com 

Link Mia Gillespie – Co-chair  - Arts Facet
linkmiag@gmail.com

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