Environmental Science Center Announces Earth Day Art Contest for Kids

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Burien’s Environmental Science Center (ESC) would like to invite kids ages 5-13 to participate in its third annual Earth Day Art Contest.

The deadline is Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, and winners will be announced in Feb. 2013.

“We are seeking two-dimensional artworks that celebrate the earth and showcase creativity,” reads an announcement.

Here are the Rules:

  • Create a painting, drawing, collage, or any other two-dimensional work of art that is an artistic celebration of Earth Day (Monday, April 22, 2013).
  • Students must be 5-13 yeas of age and can submit only one entry.
  • Students must reside in King County, WA
  • Work must be created by the student.

Three winners will be chosen by an official jury of ESC staff and local city art commissioners. Judging criteria includes artistic merit, originality, and creative expression. ESC shall have permission to use winning artworks for promotional, educational, and awareness purposes.

Winners will have their artworks featured on the ESC website and will receive a selection of prizes such as art supplies, gift certificates, and memberships/tickets to the Seattle Aquarium, Woodland Park Zoo, or other events.

The grand prize winner will be the featured artist at ESC’s annual Earth Day celebration in April 2013. The artist and his or her parent(s) will be invited to the Earth Day celebration as ESC’s guests of honor. This winner’s artwork will also be featured on ESC’s invitations to promote its annual Earth Day celebration.

To see our coverage of last year’s winners, click here.

Fill out the application form and attach to artwork.

The ESC Outreach Manager will be picking up artwork from local schools on Thursday, December 13th 2012.

Contact Outreach Manager to arrange a pick-up, drop-off, or mail artwork to:

Environmental Science Center
Attn: Jennifer Dumlao
126 SW 148th St.
Suite C100-170
Burien, WA 98166

To download an application form, click here (PDF file), or contact ESC Outreach Manager Jennifer Dumlao at [email protected] or call 206-248-4266 for more details.

For more information about the Environmental Science Center visit www.envsciencecenter.org.

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