By Saisha Shukla - First Place
Making art for the Earth
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Massachusetts eARTh Art Contest
Polluting the Earth with art, not plastic.
Submissions Due: April 30st, 2023
This Year's Theme:
The Power of Upcycling
Each age category will be awarded 1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze seed,
and 3 or more honorable mentions depending if pieces pass a certain point threshold (see rubric for how pieces will be scored).
Category 1: K-5th grade
Category 2: 6-8th grade
Category 3: 9-12th grade
Gold Seeds win $100 each
Silver Seeds win $50 each
Bronze Seeds win $25 each
By Isabella Meehan - Honorable Mention
Materials Used: Magazine clippings,
Styrofoam, Face mask, Twine, Sewing pins, Crayon shavings, Fabric flower from wedding favor, Calendar, Contact lenses, Teabag package, Bubble wrap
By Vaishnavi Murthy - Honorable Mention
Recycled plastic from spinach boxes, medicine bottles, and shampoo bottles. The old rim of a plastic food container. Toilet paper rolls, cardboard from macaroni box.
Submissions must be original.
Students must live or attend school in Massachusetts.
Students must be K-12.
Each contestant may only enter one piece.
Judges will use a rubric to grade each piece. Each category will be scored out of 10 points for a maximum of 40 points. Artwork will be judged on:
Expression of theme (Reuse of materials in a changing world)
Impact and uniqueness
Creative use of materials