Lower Shore Addiction Awareness Art Competition


2023 Art Competition Deadline: April 6, 2023

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2022 Art Submission Exhibitions


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Our 2022 Winners are:


Best of Show - Brianah Shockley, Snow Hill High School

Best of Show 2022


Worcester County

Middle SchoolNidhish Gupta, 1st place Middle School - Berlin Intermediate

Desirae Godwin, 2nd place Middle School - Pocomoke Middle

Teagan Martin, 3rd Place Middle School -  Stephen Decatur Middle


High SchoolIsabella Huber, 1st Place High School - Worcester Prep

Mackenzie Williams, 2nd Place High School - Snow Hill High

Magnolia Harris-Blackburn, 3rd place High School - Snow Hill High


Wicomico County

High School - Jordyn Welch, 1st place High School - Wi Hi

Kaleb Hearn, 2nd place High School - The Salisbury School

Allison Tribeck, 3rd place High School - Parkside High


Somerset County

Middle School - Emma Elliott, 1st Place Middle School - Crisfield High

Isabella McHenry, 2nd Place Middle School - Crisfield High

Emily Wise, 3rd Place Middle School - Crisfield High


High School- Harmony Carter, 1st Place High School -Crisfield High

Chloe Aurelio, 2nd place High School - Washington High

Breyana Falcone, 3rd place High School - Washington High


Dorchester County

High School - Airrianna Lednum, 1st place High School - North Dorchester High

Paige Jester, 2nd place High School - North Dorchester High

Ta'Tyana Maradiaga, 3rd place High School - North Dorchester High


Other Awards

Honorable Mentions - Marissa Davis, Stephen Decatur Middle

Asa Sison, Parkside High

Brianna Quillen. Washington High


Purple Awards - Melanie Webster, Parkside High

Leianna Jones, Parkside High

Jacy Koller, Washington High


All County Exhibition:  Salisbury Art Space, May 5-28.  A reception with awards announcements was held on Friday, May 20.  

Worcester County Entries:  Art League of Ocean City, June 3-5.  A reception was held Friday, June 3 from 5-7pm.

Somerset County Entries:  Somerset County Arts Council, June 3-11.  A reception was held Friday, June 3 from 5-7pm.

Dorchester County Entries:  Dorchester County Center for the Arts, dates in June TBA. For gallery hours see dorchesterarts.org.

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