Earth Day Art Contest: Submission Deadline Extended!

Deadline Extended: Thursday, April 20, 2009
Due to the recent holiday weekend, the ECO-Fest Earth Day Art Contest has extended its submission deadline to Monday, April 20, 2009!

Genesee Community College and Present Tense Bookstore are co-sponsoring the second annual Earth Day Art Contest to promote environmental awareness. Held in conjunction with Genesee’s fourth annual CoolKids Eco-Fest on Thursday, April 30, the Earth Day Art Contest encourages people of all ages to create original art or literature with an environmental theme.

Original artwork in the following five categories will be considered:
  • Literary Arts (story, poem, or essay)
  • Visual Arts (painting, photography, sculpture, crafts)
  • Multimedia Arts (artwork that combines literary and visual components)
  • Children's Arts (artwork submitted by children under age 12)
  • Recycled Materials (artwork that incorporates recycled items)

Entries may be dropped off at Genesee Community College, MarCom Office D110 by April 20, 2009. All entries will be displayed in the Lobby Art Gallery of the Stuart Steiner Theatre April 29 through May 1, the winners will be announced at the 4th Annual CoolKids ECO-Fest on Thursday, April 30. The winning entries will also be displayed at Present Tense with an artist's reception on Saturday, May 2, 2009. Entry forms are available at Contest form.pdf.