Youth Art Rules and Regulations

  • Only youth artists submitting original work will be eligible to participate. Not accepted:kits, paint-by-numbers pieces; photocopies, or photographs of artwork; magazine or book illustrations, random snapshots.
  • All youth artist submittals will be reviewed by an Art Review Panel. Additional information may be requested from the youth artist either verbally or in writing. Failure to comply with such request will automatically disqualify the youth artist from further consideration.
  • All artwork exhibited must be appropriate for all ages of the general public and viewing in an airport venue.
  • The Art Review Panel reserves the right to disqualify entries they consider to be unacceptable or inappropriate for a public exhibit.
  • If selected, you must submit the original artwork within 3 days after notification of selection.
  • All selected artwork must be ready for display. Canvas, wood, cradled hardboard, panels or any other hard type unframeable surface must be wired for hanging. Minimum size of artwork is 11"x14". Paper, cardstock, etc. minimum size is 11"x14" and cannot exceed 25"x25". Please do not mat or border paper artwork. The Airport will frame and mat work for exhibition.
  • Youth artists whose proposals have not been selected for consideration will be notified in writing at the address given in the proposal.
  • After artwork has been accepted, a substitution cannot be made. 
  • Artwork selected must remain in the display area for the entire exhibition timeframe. No early withdraws. 
  • The City of Cleveland will not be liable for any costs incurred by the artist associated with the preparation of a proposal submitted in response to this Call for Youth Art.
  • Nothing contained in this Call for Youth Art shall create any contractual relationship between the City of Cleveland and the youth artist.
  • Every attempt will be made to preserve, secure and protect each submittal; but the City of Cleveland cannot be responsible for damages, loss of art submittals, or the cancellation of this exhibit due to unforeseen circumstances. The placing of art in the exhibition constitutes an agreement on the part of the youth artist with the conditions herein set forth. The City of Cleveland reserves the right to publish for publicity purposes reproductions of submitted artwork.