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Art Cover Contest

Art Cover Contest

Delegates may submit entries for the cover, the back or both. Delegates can choose to start working prior to arrival or just during session.

Entries for Program cover and back contest must be turned in by Wednesday, June 6 at 10:30 p.m. (Lights Out) to ALA NM Girls State Director or her mailbox in office. Entries may be turned in prior to deadline.

Program Front Cover:

Paper Size: Half of an 8.5 in. x 11 in. size white piece of paper held vertically (8.5 in. tall x 5.5 in. wide)

Art Medium: Use #2 pencil or black ink pen only (this will be photocopied so if you choose to use a pencil make sure shading isn’t too light)

Design Requirements:

  • Must have:
    • Year – “2018”
    • Program Name – "American Legion Auxiliary New Mexico Girls State"
    • Theme – "Oh the places we'll go!"
  • Design can be anything original you think up, however if you use the American flag, please conform to the flag code (Reference at www.ushistory.org/betsy/flagcode.htm)
  • Spelling must be correct
  • Your artist signature – please make sure to sign your artwork in a corner (please don’t make this a main component of the design though)

To Submit write on the backside of your design: (in pencil or make sure your pen doesn’t bleed through or press through the paper)

  • Your full name – printed legibly, no nicknames please
  • Your ALA NM Girls State City
  • Your NM Hometown
  • Your High School

Program Back Cover:

Paper Size: Half of an 8.5 in. x 11 in. size white piece of paper held vertically (8.5 in. x 5.5 in.)

Art Medium: Use #2 pencil or black ink pen only (this will be photocopied so if you choose to use a pencil make sure shading isn’t too light)

Design Requirements:

  • Should consist of a motto or quote – this can be your original composition or someone else’s saying, but author must be noted
  • Spelling must be correct
  • Design must be an original artwork depicting New Mexico, it’s culture, or landscape. This is completely interpretive so anything that you feel represents the state will be allowed.
  • Your artist signature – please make sure to sign your artwork in a corner (please don’t make this a main component of the design though)

To Submit write on the backside of your design: (in pencil or make sure your pen doesn’t bleed through or press through the paper)

  • Your full name – printed legibly, no nicknames please
  • Your ALA NM Girls State City
  • Your NM Hometown
  • Your High School

See below for example covers from past American Legion Auxiliary New Mexico Girls State.

    

 

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