Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announces annual stamp art contest
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is inviting artists to compete in one or all three of the department's annual stamp art competition. The winning artist in each contest will take home an $2,000 award.
The contests is broke down into three categories: Entries in the Habitat Conservation Stamp contest must feature an species from the Oregon Conservation Strategy in its natural habitat; entries in the Upland Game Bird Stamp Contest must feature a spruce grouse in its natural habitat as well; entries in the Waterfowl Stamp Contest must feature a western Canada goose, surf scoter, cinnamon teal or snow goose in its natural habitat.
Entries must reach ODFW headquarters between Aug. 28 and Sept. 25 at 4034 Fairview Industrial Drive, Salem OR 97302.
A panel will judge artwork based on artistic competition, anatomical accuracy of the species and a general appeal.
All qualifying submissions are displayed for public viewing at ODFW's annual art show in November.
ODFW will produce collector's stamps, art prints and other promotional materials from the first-place award winners.
For more information, including details about the various categories, visit https://www.dfw.state.or.us/stamp_contest/.
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