#HateFreeOC 2017 Art Contest

The 2017 #HateFreeOC Art Contest is now closed

OC Human Relations’ #HateFreeOC Art Contest is a county-wide opportunity for 8th-12th grade students to have their art promote the #HateFreeOC campaign!

Contest Theme

#HateFreeOC is an educational and awareness campaign  to create and cultivate a hatefree Orange County and to bring diverse communities together to promote a peaceful and inclusive community for all to thrive

Create your vision of a #HateFreeOC!

Why you should enter:

  • The winner will receive a $500 cash scholarship
  • Her or his artwork will be used on promotional items for the #HateFreeOC campaign
  • Two runners-up will receive $250 cash scholarships
  • The three finalists will have their art showcased at our annual AWARDS Gala on May 4, 2017
  • The finalists’ artwork will be featured on OC Human Relations’ website.
  • Looks great on college applications!

The Rules:

  • Eligible students must attend school or live in Orange County, and be currently enrolled in grades 8 – 12.
  • Students must not be related to any OC Human Relations Commissioner, Board member, or employee.
  • Each student may only submit one completed piece.The art piece must be:
    • No smaller than 8” by 10” and not to exceed 2ft by 3ft 
    • Submitted with a completed and signed art release form 
    • Hand made (drawing, collage, painting) or digitally designed 
    • Free of any profanity or inappropriate images
    • Submitted with an Artwork Release Form

Enter the 2017 Contest – Deadline March 10, 5pm!

Click here to download the Artwork Release/Entry Form

Submissions can be emailed, mailed or dropped off at our office located at: 1300 S. Grand Ave. Bldg. B, Santa Ana, CA 92705.


Julie Vue
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