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Youth Art Exhibition

We invite area students in grades 6-12 to participate in our annual

Dia de los Muertos Youth Art Exhibition.

Awards will be given for first and second place in three categories:

6-8 Grades

9-10 Grades

11-12 Grades

Teachers: We accept class projects!

2022 Theme: El Regreso de las Almas 

To celebrate the return of the festival after a 2-year break, the theme of the 2022 Youth Art Exhibition a is

“El Regreso de las Almas / The Return of the Souls.”  On Dia de los Muertos, the deceased are depicted in skeletal form full of vitality as they were in life – talking, laughing, celebrating, and enjoying life. Works of art should address the return of the souls on the Days of the Dead – coming home, reuniting with loved ones, reveling in festive activities, and rejoicing in happiness.  

The exhibition will be displayed at the

Antonio E. Garcia Arts and Education Center, 2021 Agnes St., CCTX.

Important Dates:

Artwork due at K Space Contemporary:

Saturday, October 8

Exhibition Dates: October 21 - November 17

Reception & Awards: Oct. 27th, 6 to 8 pm, at the Antonio

E. Garcia Arts & Education Center, 2021 Agnes St.

Pick-Up Dates: November 19-20

Submitting Works:
  1. Complete the "Youth Art Submission" form below.

  2. Download the "Art Label", Fill out and attach to the back of the artwork.

  3. Deliver work to K Space Contemporary, 623 N. Chaparral St., downtown Corpus Christi by October 8th. 

  • All entries  must be student's original artwork created within the last year and not exhibited in a previous DDLM Youth Art Exhibition

  • One entry allowed per student (No fee to enter)

  • Accepting all 2D and 3D visual art media 

  • Entries must be no larger than 20" in either direction.

  • Theme: El Regreso de las Almas / The Return of the Souls

  • K Space reserves the right to reject any work of art for any reason such as work that does not follow the theme, arrives damaged, or is otherwise inappropriate.

  • Works of art may be for sale. KSC will retain 10% of the sale to offset processing fees and students will receive 90% of the sale price. If you do not want to sell your piece, put "NFS" in the price section of the submission form.

DDLM Youth Art Exhibition

Agreement/Waiver: (Parent/Teacher must initial to acknowledge agreement.) I, as representative of above named student/child under 18 years of age, do hereby agree to waive any right or claim against K Space Contemporary, their successors or assigns, and release and/or hold harmless said parties from any claims, actions, causes of actions, damages and/or cost (active, constructive or implied) that may now arise, or shall arise in the future out of an art showing of the work submitted for this exhibition, which I do own, and which is to be exhibited. Such waiver and/or release includes but is not necessarily limited to fire, theft, negligence on the part of said parties, individually or collectively, and that of others and the moving, transporting and storage of said property. We grant to K Space Contemporary permission to reproduce the artwork(s) with regard to the Dia de los Muertos Festival and exhibition webpage/online gallery and related publicity and press releases. We also understand that if the Work of art is not picked up from K Space Contemporary within 30 days of the final pick up date, the work will be considered “abandoned” and become the property of K Space Contemporary.

My child's name may appear with his/her artwork in online exhibition and slideshow.

Thank you for Submitting!

Don't forget to print and fill out the Artwork Label below and attach it to the back of your piece before bringing it to the gallery.

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