Fishy art

Author:
Publish date:
An 11th-grader earned the 2018 Art of Conservation award for his painting, Wildlife Forever.

An 11th-grader earned the 2018 Art of Conservation award for his painting, Wildlife Forever.

They Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation 2020 State-Fish Art Contest, supported by title sponsor Bass Pro Shops, is open for entries.

The contest was inspired in 1997 by a 5th grader’s homework assignment — she discovered there was little information on all the different state-fish in the United States.

The Art of Conservation inspires young people to get involved in the outdoors and seeks to convert kids into activists for nature.

“The State-Fish Art Contest connects young people to the world of fishing and teaches the importance of conserving the great outdoors,” said Bass Pro Shops senior director Bob Ziehmer in a statement. “This contest reaches every corner of our world, impacting thousands each year and inspiring young people to spend more time outside.”

The contest is free and open to students in grades K-12 internationally; the deadline is March 31. Winners will be awarded in four grade categories — K-3, 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12.

Entries must be postmarked by March 31. Judging takes place in April and winners will be announced in May. To learn more and see the 2019 winners, visit StateFishArt.org.

Related

The Reopening Continues

The widespread reopening continues.

Management in Uncertain Times

Reinforcing and following your vision.

Using Data to its Fullest Extent

Today’s marketing is more data-driven science than art.

Approaching Carbon Neutrality

Correct Craft aims for carbon neutrality by 2025.

The Industry’s Advocacy Priorities

NMMA’s president shares its two chief advocacy priorities.

Brunswick Acquires Navico

Navico joins its Advanced Systems Group.

Off the Hook

The iPhone is the key to a waterborne July Fourth weekend.

Switching Things Up

Digital switching sys­tems are becoming the industry norm.

The Case for Gender Equality

Is the marine industry doing enough?