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My Green School Art Contest!

  • 03/20/2012
  • 04/22/2012
  • Michigan


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

Download official contest announcement/application.


The US Green Building Council - Detroit Regional Chapter, Green Schools Committee announces:


To promote the Green School in a Lunchbox! program, we are inviting elementary students to demonstrate their "green school" through art work.

Who can enter: Any child in a Michigan school, Grades K-5, can enter.


  • 3 semi-finalists from each grade, K-5, will be invited to a luncheon sponsored by ecoSTORE USA for final judging and awarded a participation certificate.
Finalists :
  • 1st place winners from each grade will be honored at the Green Living Festival Charity Preview, Wednesday, June 20th
  • Artwork displayed
    • at the Green Living Festival, Rochester, June 22-24
    • in Traveling Art Show
Judged by:
  • Margaret Matta, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Chair of USGBC-DRC Green Schools Committee
  • Daniel Cascardo, prominent local artist
  • Brenda Pescia, retired elementary art teacher

Contest sponsored by:

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.
  • Do not use glitter, copyrighted images or trademarks.
  • For judging purposes, do not include the student’s name or use the name of the school in the artwork.
  • Do not include matting or framing with submission.
Deadline & Submission:
  • Submission by  email or US mail.
    • Online entries are due Earth Day, April 22, 2012, 5pm EDT , email a photo of artwork to: MyGreenSchoolArt@usgbcdetroit.org
    • Mail (postmarked by April 20, 2012) to:
      My Green School Art Contest - USGBCDRC
      26913 Northwestern Hwy, Suite 200
      Southfield, MI 48033

Final Judging:

  • The top 18 submitted entries will be asked to mail the original artwork for final judging. Judge’s decisions are final.

Questions? Contact: Connie Lilley at 248-830-0476 or connie@ecostoreusa.com

Suggested Resources:


Green School in a Lunchbox! www.greenschoolunchbox.org


DRC Green Schools: www.usgbcdetroit.org/index.php/committees/24-green-schools



Download official contest announcement/application.



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