Lower Shore Addiction Awareness Art Competition

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All County Exhibition:  Salisbury Art Space, May.  A reception with awards announcements was held on Friday, May 19, 5-7 p.m. with awards announced at 6 p.m.   

All Entries: Salisbury Art Space, through May 28th. Check SAS for hours of operation. 

Worcester County Entries:  Art League of Ocean City, June 2-4.

Somerset County Entries:  Somerset County Arts Council, June 9-24.


Our 2023 Winners are:


Best of Show - Jacob Payne, Pocomoke High School


Worcester County

High School - Alexia Shepherd, 1st Place - Pocomoke High School

Payton Carlile, 2nd Place - Pocomoke High School

Ella Miller, 3rd Place - Pocomoke High School


Wicomico County

Jordyn Welch, 1st Place - Wicomico High School

Bailey Billing, 2nd Place - The Salisbury School

Raegan Tucker, 3rd Place - Salisbury Christian School


Somerset County

Harmony Carter, 1st Place - Crisfield High School

Chloe Aurelio, 2nd Place - Washington High School

Breyana Falcone, 3rd Place - Washington High School


Dorchester County

Madelyn Price-Montgomery, 1st Place - North Dorchester High School

Ta'Tyana Maradiaga, 2nd Place - North Dorchester High School

Ashlee Rio Zueero, 3rd Place - North Dorchester High School


Other Awards

Honorable Mentions

Emily Wise, Crisfield High School

Isabella McHenry, Crisfield High School

Zilal Mohamed, Washington High School

Nina Williams, Salisbury Christian School

About the Competition

Rules & Requirements For Submissions

  • The competition is open to any current high school public, private, or home school student in Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester Counties. 

  • Each student may submit one work. 

  • Entries must be submitted to United Way before 5:00 pm on Thursday, April 6, 2023.

  • All entries are to be delivered to United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore, 803 N. Salisbury Blvd., Suite 2100, Salisbury, MD 21801.  Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm.   

  • Each work must be clearly marked with the student’s name, grade, teacher’s name and school, and be accompanied by this completed form. 

  • Works may be in any media including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, digital design, film/video etc.  Film/video entries must be submitted on a USB drive.   

  • Works are to be no larger than 28 inches x 28 inches, including any mat, frame, etc., and weigh no more than 10 pounds. 

  • 2D works must be matted or framed, and ready to hang.  

  • The theme of the work must be opioid or other drug and/or alcohol addiction and recovery.   

  • For questions, please contact Claire Otterbein at 410-742-5143 or claire@uwles.org.   

How To Display The Art Submissions

Past entries are available for display at community events.  For more information about the Lower Shore Addiction Awareness Art Competition, or to host the 2022 submissions contact Claire Otterbein at claire@uwles.org