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CATCH THE BUZZ- Kentucky Pollinator Art Contest. An Idea for All States

By February 12, 2021No Comments

Kentucky Pollinator Stakeholder Art Contest Categories

Deadline is February 26, 2021

Theme – Pollinators and their Floral Hosts in Kentucky

5-8 Year Old Division:

Theme:

  • Portrays the relationship between a pollinator and a host flower
  • Includes any special characteristics, such as pollen baskets, pollinator habitat (i.e., bumble bee colony), or butterfly habitat on the flower

Artistic Ability:

  • Creates a neat and clean piece with recognizable subjects (not scribbles)
  • Stays within the lines of the shapes/figures created
  • Uses the entire canvas/poster/sheet of paper
  • Level of skill demonstrated
  • Free of spelling and grammar errors

Outreach:

  • Educate the viewer about the importance of pollinators in Kentucky

9-11 Year Old Division:

Theme:

  • Portrays the relationship between a pollinator and a host flower
  • Includes any special characteristics, such as pollen baskets, pollinator habitat (i.e., bumble bee colony), butterfly or hummingbird habitat

Artistic Ability:

  • Creates a piece with a creative subject that abides by the theme
  • Elements of design or subject are proportional to the medium selected (paper, canvas, poster)
  • Level of skill demonstrated
  • Free of spelling and grammar errors

Outreach:

  • Educate the viewer about the importance of pollinators in Kentucky

12-14 Year Old Division:

Theme:

  • Original interpretation of theme
  • Consider special adaptations of the pollinator you’ve chosen and its host flower or challenges to the pollinator and its host plant

Artistic Ability:

  • Creates a piece with a creative subject that abides by the theme
  • Elements of design or subject are proportional to the medium selected (paper, canvas, poster)
  • Level of skill demonstrated
  • Free of spelling and grammar errors

Outreach:

  • Educate the viewer about the importance of pollinators in Kentucky

15-18 Year Old Division:

Theme:

  • Original interpretation of theme
  • Consider special adaptations of the pollinator you’ve chosen and its host flower (see criteria for suggestions)
  • Consider including Kentucky efforts to promote these pollinators and their host flowers in high rights of ways, parks, school monarch gardens, etc.

Artistic Ability:

  • Creates a piece with a creative subject that abides by the theme
  • Elements of design or subject are proportional to the medium selected (paper, canvas, poster)
  • Level of skill demonstrated
  • Free of spelling and grammar errors

Outreach:

  • Educate the viewer about the importance of pollinators in Kentucky
  • Challenges the viewer to take action to preserve Kentucky pollinators

For more information:

Tammy Potter, State Apiarist,
Kentucky Department of Agriculture
109 Corporate Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601

Tammy.Potter@ky.gov

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