2013 YISS Creative Composition Contest
DEADLINE: extended until APRIL 14 , 2013

DESCRIPTION:  YISS PTO is looking for a creative composition of Seoul landmarks to use as the design for the YISS community art project, “Home Away from Home. The winning composition will be enlarged, cut, and colored by the entire YISS community including K-12 students, teachers and parent volunteers. Finished artwork will then be printed on tiles and displayed in the lobby as a permanent art display.

THEME: “Home Away from Home” – Even though YISS community comes from different countries and cultures, we are here together at our new home, YISS and Seoul where our diversity creates a unique harmony.

  • Eligibility: YISS High School and Middle School Students
  • Artwork Guidelines : In order to allow art work to be enlarged and recolor by the entire YISS community the following restrictions are necessary:
    • Piece must be two dimensional and be able to scan when needed
    • Each piece can be no larger than A2 (594 x 420 mm or 23.4 x 16.5 in) to the outside dimensions of the final art work
    • Collage: must be two dimensional.  A scanned image must be provided. (min 600 to 1200 dpi)
    • Prints: lithographs, silkscreen, block prints. A scanned image must be provided. (min 600 to 1200 dpi)
    • Mixed media: use of more than two mediums. A scanned image must be provided. (min 600 to 1200 dpi)
    • When submitting computer generated art, a hard copy of the artwork must be provided. (min 600 to 1200 dpi)
    • Submissions should be in 8(width) x 5(height)  proportion.
    • Must include YISS and N tower (Namsan building), and at least 8 landmarks from the provided list of suggested Seoul landmarks.
    • Feel free to incorporate Korean cultural  or multicultural symbols

Examples of Landmark Composition - click on the images to view more examples

CAP2013-Examples of Landmark Composition
  • How to Enter: Turn in your submission to Mr. Creech or Ms. Chough
  • See below for suggested landmarks and their pictures
  • Each entry must be an original in concept, design, and execution and may not violate any copyright laws. 

Note: Any entry that has been reproduced from an existing art work by another person is a violation of the contest rules and will not be accepted.

  • Entries will not be returned to the participants.  The winner should be willing to make revisions with YISS PTO.      
  • The winner will receive 500,000 KRW Recognition Award and will be contacted after April 17th.
  • For further information, please contact Mr. Creech or Ms. Chough, or Heesun Lee at heesunminlee@hotmail.com

List of Suggested Seoul Landmarks & Pictures - click on the images to view more examples

These are some of the examples we found. Please feel free to use other photo examples as you wish.

Kyungbok Palace CAP2013-King Sejong Statue CAP2013-Soonshin Yi Statue CAP2013-Hangang Park CAP2013-Jamshil Olympic Stadium CAP2013-Myungdong Catholic Church CAP2013-Insadong
CAP2013-War Memorial of Korea CAP2013-YISS CAP2013-Mount Bukhansan CAP2013-NamDaeMun CAP2013-Namsan Tower CAP2013-Natl Museum CAP2013-Seoul Forest
CAP2013-Ducksoo Palace CAP2013-GwangHwaMun Gate CAP2013-Gwangjang Market CAP2013-ChangGyeongGung Palace CAP2013-Cheongye Cheon CAP2013-63 Building CAP2013-DongDaeMun
CAP2013-Coex CAP2013-Bukchon

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