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Permission to Dream and Create

Have you given yourself permission to dream in this season?  We have been on a journey in 2022 to re-discover our dreams.  Wherever you are on that journey, we’d love to give you an opportunity to express yourself creatively in the art medium of your choice!

We are hosting a summer art contest for our Compass and Options clients.  Our community is filled with really artistic and creative individuals with something to say!  We would love to see what our dream theme means to you in art form.  Interpretation is up to you!

This contest is for all skill levels!  Whether you have been painting for years or just picked up a paintbrush, this is for you!  To enter the contest, click the button below to complete the registration form.  The deadline for completing the form is July 15th.  The deadline for submitting your artwork is July 31st.

Contest Details

Don’t forget to register for the contest by July 15th.  Click here to register.

Art Contest Details and Info

  • Deadlines: The deadline for registering for the contest is July 15th.  The deadline for submitting your art is July 31st.  Art will need to be turned into your local office with your CF or ILSM.
  • Submission Guidelines: Your piece can be no bigger than 22 inches long and 22 inches wide.  No fragile or breakable pieces.  Pieces must be able to hang from a wall or from the ceiling.  1 entry per Compass or Options client.  The contest is for clients only.
  • Showcase:  Art pieces will be showcased in the Redding office from August 22nd to October 24th.  We will be offering a virtual art tour with the opportunity for viewers to vote.  In-person showings will happen at the start of Dream Retreats in 2022 starting in August.  If you are attending a dream retreat, you will get an in-person viewing and voting opportunity.
  • Content: Questions?  Contact Kirsten for any questions you may have.
  • Contest prizes:  All contestants who submit a piece for the show will receive a $10 gift card.   BIgger award winners will receive a larger gift card to the art store of their choosing.  Award categories:
    • Best Represents the Contest Theme
    • Most Creative
    • Leadership Team Favorite
    • Best All Around