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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
513A 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 prompts?
  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)