2022 Student Art Competition

December 8, 2021 Events

Subject:  Chateau de LaGrange-Bleneau

Background: The Chateau de LaGrange-Bleneau is thirty miles east of Paris, France. Originally constructed in 1363, it served as home for the Marquis de Lafayette from 1799 until his death in 1834. He referred to it simply as “La Grange.” His study was in the southwest tower.

Lafayette Alliance Art Competition Instructions

  1. This competition is open to grade ten, eleven, and twelve.
  2. Painting may be of the Chateau alone, or it may include the grounds in whole or in part.
  3. Painting must be less than 36″ by 36″
  4. Medium and style is at the discretion of the artist.
  5. The deadline for submission at Troup County Archives is noon, Friday, May 6, 2022.
  6. First, Second, and Third Place will be announced by email Monday, May 9, 2022.
  7. Awards presentation at Troup County Archives 4pm, Monday, May 17, 2022. The local press will be invited.
  8. Paintings will be displayed at the Archives for three months and photographs of them on www.lafayettelagrange.org
  9. Canvas or sturdy drawing paper recommended with cardboard backing.
  10. In the upper left corner of the backing place identifying information: Your name, school, grade, Teacher’s name and email, your email, title of the work, medium.

Judging Criteria:

  1. Originality of view
  2. Detail
  3. Boldness of color
  4. Style

Contact Information:

Dr. Christiane Price, Competition Coordinator and Alliance board member, [email protected]

Alex Hughes, Archives dropoff coordinator and Alliance secretary, [email protected]