Cooper Young Fest Young Artist Contest Announced

The annual Young Artist Contest hosted by the Cooper Young Business Association to encourage the love of art in school age children show and reception will be Thursday, November 1, 2018 from 6:00 – 7:00 pm. This year’s theme is “Historically Hip Cooper Young!” The show and reception hosted by Sprouts Farmers Market will be held at Peabody Elementary located at 2086 Young Avenue.This contest is open to all school age students in grades 1 through 12 in the Memphis and Mid-South area. Please submit un-mounted, two-dimensional, flat artwork; size should not be larger than 12” x 18”. Deadline for entries is October 26. Applications can be found on-line at under Events.

All entries will be on exhibit for viewing in the Peabody School cafeteria on November 1. Prizes will be awarded in the following categories: Three $250 First Place, Three $100 Second Place, Three $75 Third Place, and Three $50 Honorable Mention; one each for grades 1st - 4th, grades 5th - 8th, and grades 9th - 12th. Awards will be presented to all contest winners on the evening of the show at 6:30 pm.

 The Young Artist Contest is a post-event of the Evolve Bank and Trust Cooper Young Festival. Please join us for this family event. Refreshments will be served.  Applications can be found online at 

(Below) Last year's Cooper Young Fest Music Poster Winner & Musician Alicja Trout with Rock 102.7 Memphis Made Host Catrina

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