Annual Peace Poster Contest

Each year, Lions Clubs International sponsors a worldwide Peace Poster contest asking students to create a picture of their vision of the years theme. The Lions Clubs of St. Mary’s County come together with our community partner, the St. Mary’s County Arts Council, to sponsor the local contest.

 

2021-22 Peace Poster Contest

SUBMISSION DEADLINE 3pm, October 25, 2021. Timing remaining...

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The contest is open to all St. Mary’s County students, including homeschoolers, who will be age 11, 12 or 13 by November 15, 2020.

 

Artwork Specifications
  • SIZE: Artwork must be no smaller than 13” x 20” and no larger than 20” x 24.” It must be created on material flexible enough to be rolled for shipping in a mailing tube.
  • MEDIA: You may use paint, crayon, pencil, chalk, ink, etc. — chalk, charcoal, and pastel entries should be sealed with a fixative spray to prevent smearing
  • FLAT ARTWORK ONLY: Nothing may be glued, stapled, or attached to the artwork in any way — three-dimensional entries will not be accepted
  • IMAGES ONLY: NO lettering or numbering on the front of the poster
  • SIGNATURE: Artist signature must be on the back of the poster
  • ORIGINALITY: All artwork must be the individual artist’s original creation — duplications are not accepted
  • ENTRY: Only one entry per artist and each entry must be the work of only one artist
HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY
POSTER DROP-OFF LOCATIONS
  • YOUR SCHOOL (your art teacher or school librarian)
  • ST. MARY’S COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL
    22660 Washington Street in Leonardtown
    11 am – 4 pm • WEDNESDAY through SATURDAY (until 8 PM on First Fridays)
    Call to confirm staff will be in the office before dropping off: (240) 309-4061
Questions? Please reach out to any of the following people:
  • Lions Club point of contact
    Dana Davis
    davisdj@comcast.net • (301) 863-2561
  • Arts Council points of contact
    Nell Elder, Wednesday Davis
    info@smcart.org • (240) 309-4061

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