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2021 Art Contest Submission

2021 Art contest theme

The theme of the 2021 digital student art calendar contest: “Water is Life,” relates to the stewardship and conservation of our precious natural resource, water. This means wise and efficient water use inside and outside of the home, at school, in the community, in business and industry, in agriculture, and in recreation. The importance of clean and reliable water to public health has been made even more clear this past year. Additionally, climate change is already stressing Southern California’s water supplies. Every watershed that the Southland depends on, from the Colorado River to the Sierra Nevada, to our own groundwater basins, is becoming less reliable. This theme of water conservation and stewardship should be reflected in the artwork.

Student Artwork Rights / Parental Approval Form

Any submission becomes the property of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Metropolitan) and Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District (Upper District), and the submission may or may not be returned. Metropolitan and Upper District  have the right to use any selected poster for its “Water is Life” calendar and promotional items, and for any other public relations use. This includes but is not limited to Metropolitan’s and Upper District’s  web site, social media, display of the original or copies of art at exhibit events and reproduction of copies on such items as t-shirts, stickers and postcards, etc.

Cualquier poster concursante se convierte en propiedad de Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Metropolitan) y de la agencia participante. El poster podría o no ser devuelto al dueño. Metropolitan y la agencia participante tienen el derecho de usar cualquier poster concursando en “El Agua Es Vida” calendario o para uso en cualquier tipo de relaciones públicas. Estas actividades incluyen pero no se limitan a la exhibición del poster original o su copia por la red electrónica, en eventos, o la reproducción de copias en artículos como camisetas, calcomanías y tarjetas postales.

Art Criteria:

Click the Guidelines Button to read the rules and artwork criteria.

Submissions that do not fit this criteria will not be accepted.
entry Deadline: June 1, 2021 at 5:00 PM

Upload Requirements:

  • Scanned Artwork must be  300dpi (dots per inch) set to TIFF (Tag Image File Format).
  • Please ensure that all contact information below is accurate and the parental approval question is answered.
Click or drag a file to this area to upload.
Max upload size: 3.2MB