Lower Shore Addiction Awareness Art Competition

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Lower Shore Addiction Awareness Visual Arts Competition 

All County Exhibition Salisbury Art Space, May 10-31.  A reception with awards announcements was held on
Friday, May 17, 2024, from 5-7 p.m.  

All Entries: Salisbury Art Space, through May 31st.  Check SAS for hours of operation. 

Worcester County Entries: Art League of Ocean City: June 7th - TBD; Reception is June 7th from 5-7 p.m.

Somerset County Entries:  Somerset Arts Council: June 14-29; Reception is June 14th from 5-7 p.m.

Dorchester County Entries: Dorchester Center for the Arts: August - Dates TBD


Our 2024 Winners are:

Best of Show - Nicole Wang - Crisfield High School

Worcester County

Ella Schloesser 1st Place - Snow Hill High School

Alexia Shepherd, 2nd Place - Pocomoke High School

Magnolia Harris-Blackbum, 3rd Place - Snow Hill High School

Wicomico County

Isabella Kirby, 1st Place - James M Bennett High School

Jordyn Welch, 2nd Place - Wicomico High School

Louis Kimberley Livezey, 3rd Place - Wicomico High School

Somerset County

Isabella McHenry 1st Place - Crisfield High School

Hiryu Hayashi, 2nd Place - Washington High School

Harmony Carter 3rd Place - Crisfield High School

Dorchester County

Sionnie Sampson, 1st Place - North Dorchester High School

Haylie Seigle, 2nd Place - North Dorchester High School

Lucy White, 3rd Place - North Dorchester High School

Other Awards

Honorable Mentions

Anna Colquhan, North Dorchester

Markimis Mendoza, Wicomico High 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 Friday April 5, 2024.

  • 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 Martin Hutchison at 410-202-0375 or Martin@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