2021 Virtual Student Art Exhibit

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The City of Malibu Community Services Department and the Harry Barovsky Memorial Youth Commission invite local students to participate in the 2021 Virtual Student Art Exhibit, taking place from February 1 through February 28.

Parents may submit their child's work at StudentArtExhibit.ArtCall.org from January 4 to January 22. Submissions must include an application, a JPEG photograph of the artwork, or a PDF of literary work, or original film, or performance video.


  1. Submit all materials by January 22
  2. Complete and sign the Malibu Student Art Exhibit online application
  3. Read and agree to the terms of the City of Malibu’s Artwork License and Release Form
  4. Upload a photograph of your artwork (guidelines below)
  5. One submission per student


Visual Art

  • Photograph artwork parallel to the camera with no shadows or glares
  • Photograph must be 1,500px, the standard resolutions from a smart phone are adequate quality

Film and Performance


  • Photograph the sculpture at eye level and try to eliminate shadows
  • City staff will remove the background of the picture 

Literary Art

Contact Community Services staff at 310-317-1364 if you have any questions or issues uploading the documents. 

The link to the online art exhibition will be posted at MalibuCity.org/VirtualRec and MalibuCity.org/StudentArtExhibit and MalibuArtsandCulture.org on February 1, 2021.


In the past, the City has showcased artwork created by young artists from Malibu schools and local art studios at the Malibu City Hall art gallery. Due to restrictions related to gatherings and the gallery's closure, the City will display student's artwork through an online gallery platform.

Highlights from the 2020 Student Art Exhibit at Malibu City Hall

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