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Submit Artwork Now for Space Foundation International Student Art Contest

08/14/2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 14, 2014) – Students from around the world, ages 3 to 18 years, are invited to enter the Space Foundation’s fifth annual International Student Art Contest. Children may draw, paint or create a digital image of their idea of the view looking into space from a spaceship for the contest theme “The View From My Spaceship.”

The deadline to submit entries is Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, and artwork must be submitted online by the student’s teacher. Homeschool students are also invited to participate.

Prizes will be awarded by age category and the winners notified in early 2015. For the 2014 contest, more than 7,100 entries representing 54 countries, including 43 U.S. states and two U.S. territories, were received.

Awards and Categories

The Space Foundation will award a total of 25 prizes to 24 winners -- first, second and third place for each age category, and a Space Foundation Achievement Award for the overall top entry.

Acceptable Artwork Media/Format

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Mixed media
  • Digital art

Eight Age Categories

  • 3 - 4 years
  • 5 - 6 years
  • 7 - 8 years
  • 9 - 10 years
  • 11 - 12 years
  • 13 - 14 years
  • 15 - 16 years
  • 17 - 18 years

Prizes and Exposure

  • All winners receive a prize, a ribbon and a certificate
  • All entries will be displayed in the online Space Foundation art gallery on Artsonia.com and winners will be showcased on the Space Foundation website
  • Winning artwork will be displayed at the Space Foundation World Headquarters and Discovery Center, located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
  • All winners receive international exposure - digital images of past winners' artwork have been sent to the International Space Station 

How to Enter
The Space Foundation partners with Artsonia.com to receive all artwork entries. Artsonia is free to use, and teachers may submit student art entries into the contest without joining Artsonia. To learn more, review details or submit artwork, click here.

For art upload or submission questions, contact Artsonia customer support at [email protected] or call 800.869.9974 (U.S. only) or +1.224.538.5060 (outside of the U.S.). For general contest questions, contact the Space Foundation at [email protected].

About the Space Foundation
Founded in 1983, the Space Foundation is the foremost advocate for all sectors of space, and is a global, nonprofit leader in space awareness activities, educational programs and major industry events, including the annual Space Symposium, in support of its mission "to advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity." Space Foundation world headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., features a public Discovery Center including the El Pomar Space Gallery and the Northrop Grumman Science Center featuring Science On a Sphere®, and is a member of the American Alliance of Museums. The Space Foundation has a field office in Houston, and from its Washington, D.C., office, conducts government affairs, publishes The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity and provides three indexes that track daily U.S. stock market performance of the space industry. Through its Space Certification™ and Space Technology Hall of Fame® programs, the Space Foundation recognizes space-based technologies and innovations that have been adapted to improve life on Earth. Visit www.SpaceFoundation.org, follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, and read our e-newsletter Space Watch.

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