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My Green School Art Contest!

  • 01/01/2013
  • 04/22/2013
  • 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.


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

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 ecoSTORE USA for final judging and awarded a participation certificate & prizes.

Top Finalists:

  • Artwork displayed in traveling art show including the MI Earth Day Fest (Rochester) & Michigan Energy Fair
  • Artwork displayed at ecoSTORE USA, Auburn Hills, MI

Judged By:

  • Margaret Matta, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Chair of USGBC-DRC Green Schools Committee
  • 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.

Online submissions are due Earth Day, Monday, April 22, 2013, 5 p.m. EDT. Email a photo of artwork with completed form to: MyGreenSchoolArt@usgbcdetroit.org

OR, Mail (postmarked by April 20, 2013) to:

My Green School Art Contest

26913 Northwestern Hwy, Suite 200

Southfield, MI 48033

All artwork submissions must be accompanied by the provided application.

Final Judging:

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


Contact: Connie Lilley at 248-830-0476 or connie@ecoprgroup.com

Download official contest announcement/application.

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