COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Aug. 22, 2013) - Students from around the world, ages 3 to 18 years, are invited to enter the Space Foundation's fourth annual International Student Art Contest. Children may draw, paint or create a digital image of their own spaceship design for the contest theme "My Spaceship Looks Like..."
The deadline to submit entries is Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, by noon Universal Time, (12:00 UTC), 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 2014. For the 2013 contest, there were more than 4,700 entries representing 45 countries, including 38 U.S. states and territories.
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
- Mixed media
- Digital art
Eight Age Categories
3 - 4 years 11 - 12 years
5 - 6 years 13 - 14 years
7 - 8 years 15 - 16 years
9 - 10 years 17 - 18 years
Prizes and Exposure
- All winners receive a prize, a ribbon and a certificate
- First place winners and the Space Foundation Achievement Award winner will receive an additional prize
- 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
- 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, go to www.artsonia.com/space/express.
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
The foremost advocate for all sectors of the space industry and an expert in all aspects of space, the Space Foundation is a global, nonprofit leader in space awareness activities, educational programs that bring space into the classroom and major industry events, including the annual Space Symposium, all in support of its mission "to advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity." The Space Foundation 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. The Space Foundation was founded in 1983 and is based in Colorado Springs, Colo. Its world headquarters features a public Discovery Center with two main areas - the El Pomar Space Gallery and the Northrop Grumman Science Center featuring Science On a Sphere®. The Space Foundation also conducts research and analysis and government affairs activities from its Washington, D.C., office and has a field office in Houston, Texas. For more information, visit www.SpaceFoundation.org. Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, and read about the latest space news and Space Foundation activities in Space Watch.
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