Water is Life Student Art Contest

2021 Water is Life Student Art Contest – NOW OPEN!

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: Friday, March 19th 2021 (via e-mail or standard mail)

Download Contest Guidelines NEW: Art Tip Tuesday Video Series on YouTube

Check School Eligibility View past 2020 Award Winners


Art Lessons

Invite a West Basin representative to your virtual classroom for an exciting 45 minute art lesson! Students will learn about our precious and limited water resources while thinking of creative ways to promote
water awareness and conservation. Lessons are available Tuesdays and Wednesdays through the end of February. To reserve a lesson, please contact the West Basin Education Coordinator at janela@westbasin.org or (562) 480-7336.


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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