2010 art contest winners announced


Six students from five high schools across Minnesota won $500 scholarships on May 5 in the Freshwater Society’s 6th annual Water is Life art contest.


Winners, from left: Brandon Cole, Ally Ede, Hannah
Ehli, Shelby Heintz, Christine Hofschulte. Not present
for photo: Rachel Lash.

The winners were chosen from 32 finalists, who had emerged from a field of more than 250 artists from more than 80 schools. Each entry was accompanied by a statement about how the artist’s work represented the value of water or the threats that water faces in today’s world.

The winners’ works will be displayed over the next year in a number of venues,  including the Minnesota state Capitol.

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Work for Water Art and Design Contest

The Freshwater Society presents Work for Water Art and Design Contest. This year’s contest is a call to action!  We are looking for high school students to inspire Minnesotans to take action to protect our waters.  High School are invited to creatively convey the issue of  SOAK IT UP!– keeping water on the land- and motivate others to respond through simple behavior change, while understanding why their actions are so important!

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