Student Art Contest to Launch Soon

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Student Art Contest to Launch Soon Watch the Space Foundation website – – for an announcement later this month with details of how to enter the Space Foundation Student Art Contest. The theme for 2012 is Space is Infinite – Explore!

Here are some basic details; full details will be available Sept. 12:

  • The contest is open to students in PreK-12th grade from thoughout the world
  • All entries must be submitted and sponsored by teachers for their students
  • Deadline will be Jan. 31, 2012
  • Winners will be announced in early 2012 and will be invited to an awards ceremony at the 28th National Space Symposium, to be held April 16-19, 2012, at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • The grand prize winners will be announced at the ceremony

Entries will be judged in four grade categories:

  • PreK-2nd 
  • 3rd-5th
  • 6th-8th
  • 9th-12th

The contest will accept up to one entry per person in three categories:

  • Drawing/Sketching
  • Painting
  • Multimedia

The contest will officially launch Sept. 12.

Pictured: Some of the winning artwork from the 2011 Space Foundation Student Art Contest


This article is part of Space Watch: September 2011 (Volume: 10, Issue: 9).

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