Hello WetCanvas Community,
The 16th annual Cray-Pas Wonderful, Colorful World Contest is under way, and we'd like to invite all US and Canadian K-8 teachers to submit student oil pastel artwork to win art supplies and prizes for your classroom and your students.
Sakura created the Cray-PasÂ® Wonderful, Colorful World Contest in 1995 to encourage creativity and expression in children. The contest supports young artists, rewards students, gives youth art national recognition, and supports art education.
150 contest winners, their teachers and schools are awarded prizes from Sakura and the following contest sponsors: American Artist Magazine, Artograph, Arts & Activities Magazine, Blick Art Materials
, Canson, C-Thru Ruler, General Pencil, Meininger Art Supplies, Michaels, Nasco, Oil Pastel Society
, Original Works, Pacon, School Specialty, School Arts Magazine, Silver Brush, Star Products, The Artist's Magazine
, Triarco Arts & Crafts, and United Art & Education
The artwork deadline for the 2011 Cray-Pas Wonderful, Colorful World Contest is December 10, 2011.
You can find rules, download the entry form, and see previous winners here: http://www.sakuraofamerica.com/Craypas-Art-Contest
"Like" the Cray-Pas Facebook page to receive contest updates: http://www.facebook.com/CrayPas
We're looking forward to a great contest this year! Thanks and feel free to post any questions about the contest.