The Reflections Program is a National PTA and Washington State PTA cultural arts competition.

The purpose of this program is to provide an opportunity for students to use their creative talents by expressing themselves through their own original works.

Young artists get involved through their local PTA or PTSA. A student may submit an entry in any of six arts areas. Only original works of art are accepted. The six art areas are: Visual Arts Photography, Literature, Music Composition, Dance Choreography, and Film Production.

Reflections Categories Include:

  • Literature ~ 2,000 word limit, typed or hand written, single sided, pages numbered

  • Photography ~ print may be 3” X 5” up to 8” X 10” and must be mounted on mat board
  • Music Composition ~ 1 GB in file size and no more than 5 minutes in length
  • Visual Arts 2-D ~ may not exceed 24” X 30”, and 1/2” in thickness including mat
  • Visual Arts 3-D ~ 3 photos of the 3-D piece (different angles), mounted on mat board
  • Dance Choreography ~ 1 GB in file size and no more than 5 minutes in length
  • Film Production ~ 1 GB in file size and no more than 5 minutes in length


Additional info to know about reflections:

  • Students in grades K-5th may participate.
  • Any questions can be sent to Cynthia Loland at
  • For more information on rules, size specifications and format go to:
  • All submissions will be on display at the Art Walk in the Spring, or via a Digital Showcase.
  • Submissions will be due by Friday, November 19th. Please contact Cynthia Loland at to arrange for a contactless porch pick-up or drop-off of art submission piece and entry form.  


Click here to go to the entry form!

For more information you can also go directly to
All questions should be directed to Cynthia Loland at

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