Water is Life Student Art Contest

2023 Water is Life Student Art Contest

West Basin fosters student creativity and helps teachers put the Art in STEAM education by hosting the annual art contest! Student artists help inspire their communities to support water conservation as a way of life by creating eye-catching artwork with smart water use slogans.

Eligibility: Students in the 3rd – 12th grade, must attend school in the West Basin Service Area

Due Date: 5PM Friday, March 17, 2023 (via e-mail or standard mail)



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CHECK SCHOOL AVAILABILITY VIEW 2022 STUDENT ARTIST WINNERS

Free Classroom Art Supply Kits

Classrooms located in a Title-1 funded school or in a disadvantaged community are eligible for a FREE art supply kit (valued at $80) that includes art paper, markers, and colored pencils. Pick up required, with limited accommodations available upon request.

Limited art supply kits are available. A maximum of three classroom art supply kits are available for each school site.

REQUEST ART SUPPLY KIT

Classroom Art Lessons

Support your students’ submission efforts by scheduling an in-person or live online art lesson. Art lessons are approximately one-hour long and are available by request with limited availability.

REQUEST ART LESSON

Prizes

15 student winners (one grand prize winner and four honorable mentions in each elementary, middle, and high school grade category) will be selected by a panel of judges in April. Each winner will be awarded a new Apple iPad, with Grand Prize winners additionally receiving a digital stylus pen and $25 Apple Store gift card.


Thank you to our sponsors for making this program possible!

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WEST BASIN STUDENT ARTISTS FEATURED IN 2023 WATER IS LIFE ART CALENDAR

Three student artists from the West Basin service area were selected by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) for creating water conservation-themed artwork that will be featured in MWD’s Water is Life 2023 calendar. View a digital version of the calendar here.

The following West Basin area student artists were among 37 total student artists in Southern California to be featured in the 2023 MWD Water is Life calendar:

  • Valentina Leguizamon, Culver City High School, Culver City
  • Chloe Fitzgerald, El Segundo Middle School, El Segundo
  • Kayla Ha, West High School /Seoul Arts Academy, Torrance

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