The State Botanical Garden is conducting a statewide art competition sponsored by the J.A. and H.G. Woodruff, Jr. Charitable Trust to recognize student talent in Georgia and create items for the Botanical Garden's Gift Shop. The artist with the winning piece will receive $1,000 with additional awards of $500, $250, and certificates of merit also being presented. The winning artwork will be used to create signature items only sold in the Garden's Gift Shop. The competition is open to students 9th grade and above. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 5 p.m.
Artwork must be two-dimensional and no larger than 24" x 36." All two-dimensional media, including pencil, pen and ink, paint, photography, collage, and computer enhanced graphics, are permitted.
One color designs are welcome and needed to create affordable gift shop products. The artwork does not need to be framed, but should be signed.