Reflections 2023-2024



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.

This year's theme is "I am Hopeful Because..." 

For more information, please contact [email protected] 

How to Enter

The Reflections program welcomes all grades and abilities to explore and be involved in the arts. A student may submit an entry in any of the six categories. All artwork including visual arts needs to be submitted digitally. Accepted file formats include: pdf, jpg, mp3, and mp4. 

We are just working on the submission process.

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Category Rules

Please click on the icons below for specific rules for each category.

Choreography/Dance: originally choreographed dance composition.
Film/Video: original works, with or without sound, of animation, narrative, documentary, experimental or music video/film.
Literature– works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, prose, drama, short stories and lyrics.
Music Composition– original musical composition, with or without words.
Photography: color or black and white, included techniques: photogram, negative sandwich, and multiple exposure.
Visual Arts: drawing, painting in tempera, oil, acrylic, watercolor & t-shirt paints, computer generated art, two-dimensional collage, printmaking, needlework & leather tooling. We are accepting ONLY 2D visual art.

Special Artists: The National PTA special artist division is an option for students with a disability as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act(ADA).