In the Arts

Perspectives (formerly known as Future Voices) is Shoreline Arts Alliance's most all-encompassing arts opportunity for you to make your creative voice heard.


Submit your entry by December 3rd, 2021 for an opportunity to have your original work published on our website. Works with topical themes are encouraged. Categories include Visual Arts, Poetry, Creative Writing and Essays, Dance, Voice, Theatre, Instrumental, Film and Animation.

This is a non-juried exhibition. All works will be displayed unless they are deemed innapropriate for this family-friendly platform by our staff.











Submission Due Date: December 3rd, 2021

Virtual Exhibition Opens: December 10th, 2021

Entry requirements:

Visual Artwork: 1-3 JPEGS of your photography, sculpture, painting, drawing or illustration. Please do not submit files that exceed 10 MB. Feel free to contact us if you think this might be an issue.


Poetry: 1-3 poems. Word Docs only. Please do not submit poems that exceed one page.

Creative Writing and Essays: 1-3 pages total. Word Docs only.

Dance/Voice/Theatre/Instrumental: Up to 3 video recordings of your original work. Videos should be no longer than 5 minutes, and as high quality as possible. 

Film/Animation: Up to 3 original films or animations -  should be no longer than 5 minutes.

Other: Please contact us if you work in a medium that you do not feel fits into one of these categories, but you would still like to submit.

Artist Statement: All applications require an artist statement, which should be written in the first person and tell us something about the work you have submitted. Please keep this under 300 words. Word Docs only.

Permission: Children under 18 must have parental permission to submit. 

Entry Fee: $10 for students, $25 for members, $35 for non-members. Payment form will be posted here.

Please email us at if you are interested in entering in multiple categories or for more information.

Submission: Application form will be posted three months in advance of the due date.

FC photo 2018.Riley Pawlewitz and Female

Student Riley Pawlewitz with his work "Female", 2018