SPACE ART CONTEST & INNER SOLAR SYSTEM WALKING TOUR

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WHAT.

In partnership with Arts Month 2021, Planet Walk Colorado Springs is sponsoring a space-themed art contest for all students from the Colorado Springs region in grades K through 12. Electronic entries will be accepted for Visual Art beginning September 1st and ending October 1st 2021.

$250 in total prizes will be awarded, including one $75 first place and one $25 second place certificate in each age category (see below). A special $50 award for Best-of-Show will also be awarded by the judges. All contest entries will be displayed on the Planet Walk Website in a virtual art exhibition.

WHEN.

The event will also include a self-guided inner solar system tour at the Cool Science Festival located on the UCCS campus from 10 AM – 4 PM. The tour starts at the Planet Walk table (which will represent the Sun) near the Student Union on campus and extend as far as Mars, on the western edge of campus. 

HOW.

All entries must be emailed as JPG, WORD, or PDF files by October 1st to planetwalkcs@gmail.com. Please put “Art Contest” in the email subject line, and you must include the following information:

 

Student Artist's Name:____________________________________________

 

Age/Grade:____________________________________________________

School Name:__________________________________________________

Parent’s Name: ________________________________

Phone #:_____________________________________

Parent’s Address for Prize distribution:

 

_____________________________________________________________

Parent’s Email address: ________________________________

Sponsoring Teacher’s Name (if any): _______________________

 

Phone #: _____________________

 

Sponsoring Teacher’s Email address: ________________________________

 

Students in either category must have parent or guardian permission to enter the art contest. All individuals and Parents submitting an entry to the Art Contest are granting permission to have their artwork displayed online and at commercial venues in Colorado Springs.

WHY.

Planet Walk Colorado Springs is a 501(c)3 with the mission of designing and installing a scaled model of our solar system along the Pikes Peak Greenway Trail system, starting at American the Beautiful Park. The project will provide a fun way to experience our trail system, STEAM, and to connect our great outdoors to the space community here in Colorado Springs. Visit our website to check out the map and learn more: www.PlanetWalkCS.org (not case-sensitive).

2020  OVERALL WINNER

BEST IN THE UNIVERSE

Jocelyn , Lewis Palmer HS