The Office of Sustainability is looking for original artwork that illustrates how energy efficiency and conservation can be practiced in our schools. The Energy Conservation Artwork Contest is open to all NYC DOE students from all grade levels (K-12).
The fifteen (15) winning pieces of artwork will be used to create the 2020-2021 school year Energy Conservation Calendar, which will be available to schools at no cost after the contest. Prizes will be awarded to all fifteen (15) winners at an award ceremony at the DOE Tweed Courthouse in May. Artwork will be selected based on the design's message, subject relevance, and artistic originality.
- All entries must be submitted on an 8.5”x 11” standard white paper in landscape (horizontal) format. All art forms are accepted (e.g.: paint, color pencils, crayon, digital, etc.).
- All entries must have the following clearly written on the back: student full name, grade level, teacher’s name, school name and borough. Students should not sign the front. Entries with missing and/or illegible information will be disqualified.
- Only one piece of artwork will be accepted per student, however, teachers/schools can mail multiple entries in one envelope. Please include the school’s contact name, email, and DBN.
- All entries must be submitted with a completed and signed Release Form (or visit - bit.ly/CalendarReleaseForm). Entries missing the release form will be disqualified.
DEADLINE: Submissions must be received in the Office of Sustainability by Friday, March 20, 2020. Downloadable Printable Contest Information Here.
NYC Department of Education
Office of Sustainability
44-36 Vernon Blvd., Room 510-A
Long Island City, NY 11101