Visual Arts Applications Accepted Feb 1-19

 
Top Talent visual arts finalists' names will be posted on this site March 5, 2021!
 
Virtual "LIVE" Event | Friday, May 7, 2021

Accepting Visual Arts Applications Feb 1 -19, 2021

Application Guidelines for Teachers:
 
Before completing the visual arts application, you must read the Top Talent Rules and Regulations.  All contestants must sign a waiver and return it by email to Toptalent@ocps.net. Appropriate forms are available for download at the bottom of this page. There is no limit on art submissions; however, we suggest students limit it to their best work.  One application per submission is required.  
 
Teacher's must submit the application on behalf of the student and submit artwork by February 19 to one of the appropriate links below:  
 
Visual Arts Requirements:
  • Theme-“Best Of”
    • Submit a work of art the best represents you as an artist.
       
  • 2D and 3D works of art welcome
     
  • Please consider your audience when submitting artwork
     
  • Your teacher will need to upload your high resolution image of your artwork (300 dpi or higher or 8.6 MB) to the appropriate link below:
     
  • If you are a finalist you will be interviewed on your artwork and that recording will be aired on our virtual "live" event, May 7, 2021.
  • Teachers complete application and upload artwork for student by February 19, 2021.
     
  • Parents complete, sign and email waiver for their child by February 19, 2021 to toptalent@ocps.net.
  • If student has a high resolution image of themselves (300 dpi or higher or 8.6 MB) send to toptalent@ocps.net. Include name, school and title of artwork submitted. This is NOT a requirement.
  • If your student is selected as a finalist for Top Talent they must be available for filming an interview on Sunday, April 11, 2021. This interview is part of the Top Talent event. Not only will students' artwork be virtually displayed during the event, but the student will be able to share their thoughts on what inspired their art piece. Time and location will be shared with finalists.Teachers will sumbmit artwork on behalf of students.
 
Reminder:
If your student is selected as a finalist you must be available for filming an interview on Sunday, April 11, 2021. This interview is part of the Top Talent event. Not only will artwork be virtually displayed during our event, students will be able to share their inspired artwork stories.
 
Proceeds from our Top Talent event will help support the Foundation and provide arts enrichment for students experiencing poverty and homelessness. We are grateful to all of our generous sponsors and our audience members for investing in our children today; it will strengthen our entire community tomorrow.
 
If you have questions contact:
Foundation for Orange County Public Schools
Phone:  407.317.3261

Teacher Top Talent Visual Arts Application for Each Student

Primary Contact for the Artwork (Parent or Student 18+ Years Old)
It is imperative we have a phone number where we can reach the parent should your child be selected as a finalist.
How did you hear about Top Talent?
If your student/child is selected as a finalist you must be available for filming an interview on Sunday, April 11, 2021. Please indicate your attendance by checking “Yes” or “No” to this question. This interview is part of the Top Talent event. Not only will artwork be virtually displayed during our Top Talent event but the student will be able to share what inspired their art piece.
REMINDER: Top Talent visual arts finalists must be available for filming an interview on Sunday, April 11, 2021. This interview is part of the Top Talent event. Not only will students' artwork be virtually displayed during the event, but finalists will share their thoughts on what inspired their art piece. Time and location will be shared with finalists only.
 
Your child's TEACHER will need to upload your high resolution image of your artwork (300 dpi or higher) to the appropriate link below:
 
Thank you for investing in our children today – your support
strengthens our entire community tomorrow!