Ends on February 7, 2018

Art subject: Grade 6 - 8 challenge > Leaving Legacy: make an educational poster using contest wildflower to teach the Leave No Trace Outdoor Ethics principle of “Leave What You Find” (these four words MUST be included in poster). 

Entry must be inspired by a native blooming Appalachian wildflower from the contest checklist. If a background is included in the piece, it should be representative of the plant’s natural habitat (local forest, river edge, or field) and in the appropriate blooming season. Multiple plants may be incorporated into the piece, but all blooms included must be from the contest list. 

Medium: All entries must be an original work of art. Entry may be of any medium type (pencil, ink, acrylic, oil, glass, charcoal, pastel, watercolor, clay, paper, wood, etc.). Computer generated art or photography will NOT be accepted.

SIZE: two-dimensional art size 11” x 14” ONLY. Do NOT frame or mat art.

Quantity: Two 6 - 8 grade students team together in a contest grade-group pair to create ONE entry for this grade-group's teaching topic: Leaving Legacy. NOTE: study up on your teaching topic to ensure your team art includes appropriate details of your wildflower and its role in the ecosystem. This will help others learn more about nature through your art.

Upload image of your team contest entry here. Multiple images of entry is permissible for the purpose of showing fine details. Image submissions must be in .JPG format. Image resolution should be at least 300 dpi. Please title your team entry as team_grade/s_Lastname/s_Title (EXAMPLE: team_7&8_Smith&Davis_StarFlower). Be sure to include title, medium, and brief description in the corresponding Submittable text boxes. 

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