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Thursday, May 6 | 5:30-7:30pm

A virtual celebration of young artists throughout Delaware County.

The 2021 Young Artist Exhibition features the artwork of Delaware County school children in Kindergarten through 12th grade and current students of Cornerstone Center for the Arts, providing a virtual, public showcase for creativity, individuality, and self-expression.

The Young Artist Exhibition will be held Thursday, May 6 at 5:30 via live stream from Cornerstone Center for the Arts. Works in 2D and 3D media created by local young artists will be displayed during the event. 

A jury panel will provide awards in the following categories: K-2nd grade, 3rd-5th grade, 6th-8th grade 2D, 6th-8th grade 3D, 9th-12th grade 2D, and 9th-12th grade 3D. First, second, third place and honorable mention awards will be presented. 

The submission period for 2021 is now closed.  Thank you for participating in this year's Young Artist Exhibition. 

2021 Young Artist Exhibition 

Presented by PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union and Cornerstone Center for the Arts

2021 Young Artist Exhibition

A Celebration of Young Artists



  1. Submissions accepted Monday, March 29th - April 7th.  Submission acceptance period is now closed.
  2. Reception & Virtual Awards Presentation: Thursday, May 6th from 5:30-7:30pm. K-12th grade winners, their direct household, and their teachers will also be invited to Cornerstone Center for the Arts for an in person award announcement. 


  1. Open to children Kindergarten – 12th grade who reside in Delaware County or are current students of Cornerstone Center for the Arts (enrollment/involvement will be validated). Students who are homeschooled, attend private or charter school, and those who attend public school are welcome to enter.
  2. Grade categories: K – 2nd, 3rd – 5th, 6th – 8th 2D, 6th – 8th 3D, 9th – 12th 2D, 9th – 12th 3D
  3. Award categories per grade: 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place & Honorable Mention


1. Teachers may submit up to 10 entries and individual/independent students may submit up to 3 entries. Each school may submit a total of 30 entries OR 10 piece per art teach at the school.

  • All artwork must be submitted via Google Form.  Please submit one Google Form for each piece
  • Entrants are allowed to submit up to 2 photos per 2D piece and up to 7 photos per 3D piece.

2. 2-D and 3-D work will be accepted. K-2nd grade and 3rd-5th grade categoies will have 2D and 3D work judged together. 6th-8th and 9th-12th grades will be separated between 2D and 3D works.

  • Works on paper and/or canvas cannot exceed 18” x 24”.
  • 3-D work should be self-supportive and not exceed 48” H x 30” W x 30” D and 50 pounds.

3. Artwork that does not meet the above criteria will not be considered for the show.  This includes any audio, visual, or performance pieces.


  1. A limited number of submissions will be permitted. The Young Artist Exhibition committee reserves the right to limit and/or reject entries if the limit of submissions is reached, or if work is deemed inappropriate.
  2. Entry forms are available from Cornerstone at and at the 2nd floor desk at Cornerstone Center for the Arts; and from PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union at and all three PrimeTrust branches.
  3. Exhibition winners will be contacted between April 19 - 30 to coordinate piece drop off dates/times. Cornerstone Center for the Arts will virtually showcase all participants’ work on their website during the month of May. Winning work will be kept through June for gallery displaysvirtual submission guidelines will be made available shortly.

Phone: 765-281-9503 // Email:


K - 2nd

1st - $50  |  2nd - $25  | 3rd - $15


1st - $75  |  2nd - $50  | 3rd - $30

6th-8th 2D

1st - $100  |  2nd - $75  | 3rd - $50

6th-8th 3D

1st - $100  |  2nd - $75  | 3rd - $50

9th-12th 2D

1st - $150  |  2nd - $125  | 3rd - $100

9th-12th 3D

1st - $150  |  2nd - $125  | 3rd - $100

School Award

The school with the most placing entries will receive a $500 prize to support its art education program.