Application deadline is Feb. 27, 2015
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 10, 2014) — The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) is accepting nominations for the 2014-15 Eco-Art Contest. The contest, in its sixth year, provides an opportunity for students to gain statewide recognition for their artwork as it relates to Kentucky’s environment.
Any student enrolled in Kentucky’s public and private high schools for the 2014-15 school year is eligible to enter the competition.
Awards will be presented to students who create art using the contest themes or categories of conservation, pollution prevention and environmental protection. Students may submit artwork using the media types of drawing/painting/print, mixed media, sculpture and photographs, with one winner for each submitted art type within each category.
Contest nominations are being accepted until midnight on Feb. 27, 2015. All nominations must be sent via email only to [email protected]. A digital picture of each artwork nomination must accompany each form submitted.
Winners will be notified in March, and winning entries will be displayed in the DEP Training Center.
For more information visit http://dca.ky.gov/LGGS/Pages/ecoart.aspx or call the Division of Compliance Assistance toll-free at 800-926-8111.
Artwork from previous years’ contest winners can be seen at http://tinyurl.com/mdgvb8t.