October 13 is National Fossil Day in the U.S. The National Park Service has announced an art contest held in conjuntion with the event.
The National Park Service and National Fossil Day partners are sponsoring an art contest to celebrate the first annual National Fossil Day. National Fossil Day is scheduled for Wednesday, October 13, 2010, during Earth Science Week. The theme for this contest is: "Paleontology: Preserving the Past for Our Future."Head here for more details and an entry form. Head to the main Fossil Day site for more information about the event and other ways to participate. Too much great stuff happening right now!
...This contest is about portraying the importance of fossils and what we should do to preserve them. Artwork should focus on fossils and their effects on the world in the past, present, and future. The artwork can be in the form of a photograph (black & white or color), a painting, a drawing, or a sketch. All artwork must be 2D and flat.