The Wisconsin Indian Education Association is looking for Native youth artists to help design the logo for the 2020 conference titled "Indigenous STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math"! The conference will be held April 16-18 at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee, WI and may well be the organization's biggest conference to date.

This year's Youth Art Contest has two places, 1st and 2nd place. All entries should reflect the conference theme: Indigenous STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math. The winning entry will be used in the conference logo and associated conference material. Winner will be honored at annual Awards Banquet on Saturday, April 18.

Submission deadline is Friday, February 14 .

Youth Art Contest Guidelines

● The youth art contest is open to all Native American and Alaskan Natives, grades 5 - 12

● Must be a resident of Wisconsin

Art Contest Rules and Guidelines

Students are asked to submit a piece of artwork that reflects this year's conference theme.

Artwork will be judged by the 2020 Executive Planning Committee based on the following criteria:

Originality and creativity

Relationship of work to the theme: Indigenous STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math

The submitted artwork cannot be larger than 11" x 17” (unfortunately, we cannot accept three dimensional pieces)

● Each piece of artwork must be submitted with an official Application and Release form

● One submission per student

● The winning selection will receive $150, runner up receiving $50

Contest Deadline

Artwork must be submitted no later than Friday, February 14, 2020 .
Entries that are mailed must be postmarked by above date.

Mail Submissions to:

WIEA Art Contest
Attn: Nicole Brand
PO Box 340
Crandon, WI 54520

Questions? Contact Nicole Brand at nicole.brand@fcpotawatomi-nsn.gov.
Make sure you register early for this year's conference to receive early bird pricing! Early bird rates end on Friday, February 21st!

Conference participants are encouraged to stay at Potawatomi Hotel at the significantly reduced rate of $109 per night. Make sure to use code WIE04162020 when making your reservations online.

Visit www.paysbig.com/hotel to reserve your room today!

Conference rates are as follows:

  • Adult full conference Early bird rate $300 ($350 after Feb. 21)

  • Students 10-18 yrs/College Student Early bird rate $200

  • Elders & Veterans rate $150

  • Awards Banquet only $35

  • Organization Group Early bird rate (groups of 6 or more) $275 ($350 after Feb. 21)