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Submit Your Artwork

Before you decide to submit a digital file or send a hard copy through the mail, review the following check list below to make sure your work is ready. Then choose your preferred means of submitting:

  • Registering electronically (see below)
  • Registering by mail (see below)

Please mail hard copy submissions to:

Shanna Rose Thompson
University of Massachusetts
College of Education
535 O'Leary Library 
61 Wilder Street
Lowell, MA 01854

Checklist before submitting

  1. Is your image 22" x 7"?artwork size
  2. Does your image have a 1-inch border, making the submitted poster size 24" x 9"?
  3. Do you use a landscape orientation?
  4. Are the words, numbers, formulas, and/or symbols used readable from 5 feet away?
  5. Did you use white paper/canvas?
  6. Is your art work free of photographs and clipart?
  7. Did you answer one of the four questions?
    • How are plants in Massachusetts being affected by climate change?
    • How does the changing climate affecting extreme weather in New England?
    • What can we do to be ready for extreme weather events caused by climate change?
    • What inventions are people making to reduce the impacts of climate change?
  8. If submitting electronically, did you save file as JPEG or GIF with a resolution of 300 dpi?
  9. If submitting a hard copy by mail, is your artwork completed and have you taped a copy of a completed general release form on the back?

If you can answer yes to all these questions, you are ready to submit your work in one of two ways:

  • Registering and uploading your artwork electronically (digital file upload)
  • Registering and submitting your artwork via mail (general release form, pdf)

You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view any pdf files. It can be download for free from the Adobe website.

The Deadline for this year's competition has passed. Please check back next Year.