Green Spaces Art Contest

Updated Jun 20, 2012
First place, 7th – 9th grade: Carlo Tagulao, Murrieta, Calif.First place, 7th – 9th grade: Carlo Tagulao, Murrieta, Calif.

See the winners of Project EverGreen and Birds & Blooms magazine Art of Green ­Spaces Poster Contest.

Twelve entries from eight states have been chosen as winners, which can be viewed at More than 1,850 posters from 40 states were entered in the national contest.

“The second year of this contest was an even bigger success than we could have imagined. It’s clear that young people have a great interest in yards, parks and green spaces,” says Cindy Code, Project EverGreen executive director.

“It’s clear young people have a great interest in yards, parks and green spaces.”

The contest asked students in kindergarten through 12th grade to create a poster that exemplifies their artistic skills while describing what “green spaces” meant to them. The contest was divided into four grade groups.

“The winning posters were inspirational and really beautiful works of student art,” Code says.

A panel of art teachers from elementary through high school determined the winning posters.  First-, second- and third-place artists in each age group will receive an Amazon gift card worth $100, $50 and $25, respectively.

Headquartered in New Prague, Minnesota, Project EverGreen is a national non-profit organization representing green industry service providers, associations, suppliers/distributors, media companies and other organizations. Project EverGreen’s mission is to preserve and enhance green space in our communities for today and future generations.

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