Shoreline Community College invites students in Grades K-College throughout the Shoreline, Northshore, Edmonds, and Seattle School Districts to enter the "Earth Odyssey: Cleaning Up Our Cool Planet" Environmental Poster Contest.
Students: Use your artistic skills to draw or paint an image showing how to clean up and protect the environment for future generations. Let your imagination, artistic skills and commitment for taking care of the earth guide you to create a special image expressing a message for the world. The poster can include words along with pictures showing how we need to care of land, air and water to restore the health of the earth as a safe place for all creatures and plants.
Eligibility: All students in the Shoreline, Northshore, Edmonds, and Seattle School Districts and Shoreline Community College are eligible to enter.
Poster theme: "Earth Odyssey: Cleaning Up Our Cool Planet"
Prizes and recognition: Each student submitting an entry will receive a Certificate of Appreciation. A First Place prize and a Winner's Certificate will be awarded in each of the following age groups: Ages 4-5, Ages 6-11, Ages 12-15, Ages 16-18, and Ages 19+.
Winning criteria: Prizes will be awarded using the following criteria:
Poster size: Posters can be a minimum size of 8-1/2" x 11" and a maximum of 11" x 17".
Poster content requirements: Draw, sketch or paint a poster on paper or poster stock at least 8-1/2" x 11" (no larger than 11" x 17") using pencil, charcoal, crayons, pastels, chalk, watercolors, markers, pen-and-ink or other media. Poster must contain original artwork only. Images of copyrighted characters (Superman, Wonder Woman, etc.) and clip art will not be accepted. On the back of the poster in BLOCK LETTERS, write: Name of artist(s), age(s), name and address of school, 25-100-word explanation of the idea, phone number, email address (if appropriate), and mailing address (where you can receive information after the contest).
Entry submission requirements: Mail your entry in a flat envelope postmarked before October 10, 2006 to Norma Goldstein, c/o Shoreline Community College, 16101 Greenwood Avenue North, Shoreline, WA 98133. If you prefer to deliver your entry in person, take your poster to the Visual Arts Center (2000 Building) or to Room 5326 in FOSS (3rd floor in the 5000 Building).
Entry deadline: Entries must be received at Shoreline Community College no later than 5:00 p.m. October 10, 2006.
Contest judges: Judges for the contest will include community members and members of the college Visual Arts Department.
Notification of winners: Contest winners will be notified by phone and email by October 12, 2006.
Display of entries: Shoreline Community College will display contest entries before and during Odyssey Days in the College's Visual Arts Center (2000 Building). Images of the posters will remain the property of the College. Arrangements can be made to return an original poster to its artist after Odyssey Days. Reasonable care will be exercised; however, no guarantees exist against incedental damage.
Contact Norma Goldstein, Dean of Humanities, at Shoreline Community
College at 206-546-4741 or email