Eight finalists will be chosen in each of three categories: grades K-5, 6-9, and 10-12. These finalists will be selected by Rainforest Foundation staff, Board and select Volunteers based upon the following criteria:
· Artistic merit (50%)
· Theme communication: how well the artist expressed the theme of the need for rainforest protection. (50%)
The 24 finalists will be featured on the Rainforest Foundation website and Facebook page and the 12 winners will then be chosen through an online public vote.
Please be sure to download and include a completed entry form with your work of art.
Download the entry form here.
There is a $5.00 entry fee per artist.Your entry fee will go toward securing land rights for indigenous peoples in Panama, an important part of Rainforest Foundation programming in 2011. Through your fee, you will help protect one acre of rainforest!
*** All entries must be submitted and postmarked by May 31, 2011 ***
Mail your work of art to:
Rainforest Foundation US
180 Varick Street, Suite 528
New York, NY 10012
Attention: Art Contest
*Please note that artwork will not be returned*