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Last Years YAT Winning EntryYoung American Talent

Regional High School Art Competition

Organized by the Visual Arts Guild of Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts & H. Paxton Moore Fine Art Gallery at El Centro College.


In order to enter your work for this competition you must first register by clicking the "Register" button in the top right. There is no fee to register and you may register at any time.

Submitting Your Artwork

Each student is allowed to submit a maximum of three pieces of art to the competition. The submissions can be for any of the various categories. The entry fee is $7 per piece. Submissions will be accepted from Dec. 5, 2017 - Jan. 26, 2018.  To submit your work Login using the button in the top right corner and follow the instructions on each page.


The jury process will begin Jan. 27, 2018 and will end on Feb. 1, 2018. Email notifications will be sent out on or around February 5th informing you whether your work has been accepted.

Accepted Works

Should your work be accepted by the jury you will need to deliver your artwork to El Centro College on Feb. 17, 2018 from 10 am-12 noon. The YAT Exhibit will be on display at El Centro College from Feb. 26 - Mar. 21, 2018, and will end with a reception and award ceremony. Please see the Location link above for directions.


The featured artwork is last year's Invitation Award Winner called "Pancake" by Tad Greenwald.