Lehman College Sustainability

Green Art Contest Guidelines

2014 Earth Day Celebration

  • Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Who can enter

This contest is open to faculty, students, and staff at Lehman College.  Each artist may only submit one work for consideration.  Only original work will be accepted.

When is the deadline

  • Entry form must be received by Friday, April 4, 2014. 
  • Artwork must be delivered on Friday, April 11, 2014.

What to use

  • Artwork must be made up of at least 75% recycled material.  These would be items that would otherwise be thrown away or recycled.  Artwork can be 2- or 3- dimensional, and it cannot exceed 5 X 5 X 5 feet. 
  • Artists participating can collect any necessary materials for their pieces from Lehman’s Building & Grounds Department.  Please contact Jorge Mateus at jorge.mateus@lehman.cuny.edu or 718-960-8180.

What the judges look for

  • Originality, use of recycled materials, artistic merit, visual design and cohesiveness.

When will judging take place

  • Wednesday, April 23, 2014

What are the prizes*

  • First Prize: Dahon Speed D7 Folding Bike (Valued at $622)
  • Second Prize: Apple iPad mini Wi-Fi 16 GB (Valued at $299)
  • Third Prize: Voltaic Converter Solar Backpack (Valued at $129)
  • Honorable Mentions: MetroCards (Valued at $25)

*Prizes are subjected to change due to availability.

If you have any questions, please contact Phyllis Yip at phyllis.yip@lehman.cuny.edu or 718-960-8783.

Last modified: Mar 31, 2014

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