I am Beautiful Teen Portrait Showcase/Competition will be open for submissions from December 15th-January 30th, 2023.
The Smithsonian National Museum of African Art invites young people across the DMV to submit their original photographs, drawings and videos and other forms of portraiture inspired by The Nollywood Portraits exhibit.
This year’s theme is “I am Beautiful”. Teens are encouraged to explore beauty in individuality.
All submissions must include your name, school, classification and an artist’s statement.
This teen showcase will coincide with the exhibit Iké Udé: Nollywood Portraits and will emphasize “individuality”. Teens must have a voice and a visual presence showcased and the theme, “I Am Beautiful“ emphasizes that the real beauty is individuality..
The museum will feature one grand winner and five honorable mentions. The grand-prize portrait along with all honorable mentions will be printed and displayed on the NMAFA website and other social media.
All submissions should be in PDF format,
Please forward all submissions and questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.