Call for Entries for Lamorinda Arts Council High School Visual Arts Competition

Open to local high school students to showcase arts in our community 

Lamorinda Arts Council (LAC) will host their 14th Annual High School Visual Arts Competition from February 28th to March 20th at the Orinda Library Art Gallery. This annual exhibition provides the community a wonderful opportunity to view a wide range of creative, original work by local students and recognizes the region’s dedicated high school art teachers. 

Entries for the High School Visual Arts Competition will be accepted from February 1st through February 24th. The competition is open to 9th through 12th grade students living in or attending public or private high schools in Orinda, Lafayette and Moraga. The competition is also open to all students who attend the Acalanes Union High School District schools, including Acalanes, Campolindo, Las Lomas, and Miramonte High Schools, regardless of residence. 

Students may submit entries for 2D and 3D artwork as well as for Photography and Digital Design.  LAC offers community service hours for the project with school or district approval. The online registration form for entry is available from February 1st to  24th, closing at midnight on February 24th. The registration form as well as the full details of the competition can be found at

Competition award winners will be announced during a free, public reception on Wednesday, March 8th, from 7 to 8:30 pm at the Orinda Library Art Gallery. A panel of arts professionals and educators will select prize and award winners.

About the Lamorinda Arts Council 
Founded in 1950 as the Orinda Arts Council, the now Lamorinda Arts Council (LAC) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that has been igniting and sustaining artistic expression and appreciation in the visual, performing and literary arts for people of all ages in our community for over sixty five years. Notable LAC events and programs include Lamorinda Idol, the High School Visual Arts Competition, Lamorinda ShortDocs Film Fest, Art in Public Places, Orinda Library Gallery, school musical funding, and live performances at the annual Moraga Pear and Wine Festival. For more information, go to

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