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My Green School Art Contest!

  • 01/01/2015
  • 12:00 AM
  • 03/31/2015
  • 11:59 PM
  • Michigan


  • Deadline for US mail (postmark) is April 20, and for e-mail is April 22 (Earth Day). See contest entry details below.

Download: Art Contest Application 

US Green Building Council- Detroit Regional Chapter Green School Committee announces...

The 5th Annual
My Green School
Art Contest!

To help us promote the Green School in a Lunchbox program, we invite students to demonstrate a green school through art work.

Who Can Enter:

  • Any child in a Michigan school or homeschooled program - grades K-5.


  • 3 semi-finalists from each grade, K-5, will be invited to a luncheon sponsored by Greenblendz for final judging and awarded a participation certificate & prizes.
Top Finalists:

  • 1st, 2nd & 3rd place winners from each grade will be honored at the Kickoff/Awards Ceremony at the MI Earth Day Fest
  • Artwork displayed in traveling art show at the MI Earth Day Fest (Rochester), Michigan Energy Fair and Next Energy

Judged By:

  • USGBC-DRC Green Schools Committee representative
  • Daniel Cascardo, prominent local artist
  • Detroit Institute of Arts representative

Contest Guidelines


Create a picture to show what makes your school green, or how your school could be green

  • Use paper or card stock, up to size 12 x 18
  • Any medium can be used: paint, crayons, pencil, collage, photos, stencils, etc.
  • We encourage the use of recycled paper
  • Please no glitter or copyright or trademark images
  • Do not include the student’s or school’s name within the artwork
  • Do not include matting or framing with submission
  • Individual entries only

Judging Criteria:

  • Concept: Does it communicate the theme or message?
  • Creativity: Is the art original and unique?
  • Quality: Is there effective use of materials?

Deadline & Submission:

  • Submissions by email or mail.
  • DEADLINE: March 31. 2015 11:59 PM 
  • Email a photo of artwork with completed form to: MyGreenSchoolArt@usgbcdetroit.org
  • OR, Mail (postmarked by April 20, 2015) to:
    • US Green Building Council  
    • 461 Burroughs St. 
    • Detroit, MI 48202 
    • Attn: My Green School Art Contest
  • All artwork submissions must be accompanied by the provided application.

Final Judging:

  • Judge’s decisions are final.
  • Contact: Connie Lilley at 248-228-5429 or Conniel@nccrs.com
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