There's still time--barely!--to encourage creative kids to express themselves on water and the environment.
22nd International Children’s Painting Competition on the Environment
Deadline : March 15, 2013 (entries must be in the hands of the artwork judges in Washington, D.C. by this date)
6-14 year olds encouraged to participate!
Theme - Water: Where does it come from?
Sub-theme: Source of life
Portland's the North American Host City for World Environment Day 2013. As part of this celebration, each year the International Children’s Painting Competition on the Environment is organized by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the Japan-based Foundation for Global Peace and Environment (FGPE), Bayer and Nikon Corporation.
This year students are invited to produce original artworks focusing on water as the source of all life on Earth.
In addition to a First Prize and Second Prizes ($1,000 first prize; plaques; and other honors), there will be a "Portland's Best" prize awarded to two local students! North American winners announced on Earth Day, April 22.
Click here for more information and entry rules.