Within Reach the theme for the 2017-2018 Reflections Art Program which has been bringing the arts to life for more than 10 million students since 1969. And California State PTA and its members, families and kids are on the forefront of this amazing program, which increases community awareness of the importance of arts in education.

Reflections encourages students of all ages and abilities to:

Unleash creative talents and be inspired
Express themselves imaginatively in their artwork
Experience the fun and joy of making art
Tap into critical-thinking skills to create art inspired by the annual theme
Receive positive recognition for their original works of art.

Submissions Format and Mounting Requirements

Be sure you closely follow the CAPTA directions for your art category (Visual Arts, Film, etc…) found here: CAPTA Rules & Guidelines.These include:

Visual Art or Photography
-Mount your artwork (Visual Art or Photography) on black foam core or cardboard covered in black paper, using tape. ( See rules for 3D work on the capta website.)
-Foam core mounting: use masking tape or other adhesive to mount artwork in center of foam core, make sure to have a 1-4 inch border of black showing, like a frame. (not to exceed size 24"x30" including border for Visual Arts, 11"x14" including border for photography). 
-Remember to tape your Entry Form to the back of your mounted artwork! 
-The Reflections committee will wrap your work with cellophane wrap.

Literature
-Must be submitted on 8.5"x11" paper and be up to 2,000 words. Visit CAPTA website for acceptable forms to submit.

Music Composition, Dance Choreography, and Film 
-Submissions must not exceed 5 minutes. Visit the CAPTA website for acceptable forms to submit. 

General Information and Forms

Students are responsible for following the PTSA Reflections guidelines & for turning in a complete registration form.
This year's deadline is TBA
Turn your entries in to the Redwood office, in the Big Box.

Reflections Entry Categories

 Dance Choreography    English    Spanish
 Film Production    English
   Spanish
 Literature    English
   Spanish
 Music Composition    English
   Spanish
 Photography    English
   Spanish
 Visual Arts    English
   Spanish
 Special Artist    English
   Spanish

Redwood Art in Previous Years