Do you have a passion for using design to create an impact in your community?

SOTL is offering a new opportunity to showcase your art and improve your communication skills! Participating in this competition is a great way to build your portfolio & boost your art/design school and internship applications.

Spirit of the Lakes Festival 2024 Art Competition theme:
My Spirit of the Lakes Festival

Winning submissions will be featured at the festival, online, as well as on postcards and/or vinyl stickers for purchase at the SOTL Festival and local businesses.

Entries are judged based on creativity and communication of theme. Along with your original art submission (electronically submitted drawing, painting, illustration, or graphic design) you must also include a brief write-up explaining how this represents “My Spirit of the Lakes Festival”.

Deadline: Friday, June 7, 2024

Prizes:  $500 Scholarship for Winning High School Entry

$50 Gift Card for Winning Middle School Entry

Location: Submissions and voting will take place online. Finalists will be featured at the SOTL Festival July 18th – 20th, 2024 at Surfside Park Mound, MN.

Eligibility: Current Middle & High School students ages 12-19 living in or attending the Westonka, Minnetonka, Wayzata or Orono School District.