Art-a-Shoe Challenge

STEAM Maker Art-a-Shoe

Grade Levels: K-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7–8 , 9-12

Team Size: From 1 to 4 students (All members of a team must be within the same competing grade level)

Team Qualifications: This challenge series is open to all schools, groups, home schools, or private organizations. 

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The Art-a-Shoe is an art and creativity challenge in which students, working alone or in teams design and create a piece of art that incorporates a new or used shoe or is about shoes. Students are free to use their imagination and create the art of their dreams. As long as the central theme is shoes, it’s correct.

Creative projects can take any form or size and can be built from any recycled materials. Students should complete their project prior to the STEAM Maker Festival and bring it to proudly display at the STEAM Maker Festival on Dec 7th.

Rules and Regulations:

  • Each team is comprised of 1-5 students.
  • All art must be the work of the students(s) on the team.
  • All art must be done during the designated creation period.(Oct 15 – Dec 7)
  • All entries must be on display at the Dec 7th Festival for Judging.  

How to Win:
At the 2018 STEAM Maker Festival all creative works will be on display. Awards will be given for creativity, originality, functionality, and popular vote. 


Early Maker discounts on all adult and jr maker tickets.