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RTC seeks student submissions for 2017 Anti-Graffiti Art Contest through April 24

Posted at 10:04 PM, Apr 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-18 01:20:07-04

In an effort to keep Southern Nevada graffiti-free and teach youth the importance of respecting others’ property, the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada invites Clark County elementary, middle and high school students to submit artwork for its 10th annual Anti-Graffiti Art Contest.

The theme “Keep Southern Nevada Graffiti Free” challenges students valley-wide to create artwork that encourages Southern Nevadans to respect property by keeping it graffiti free.

In partnership with the Southern Nevada Graffiti Coalition, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Office of Community Engagement, Vector Media Las Vegas and the Clark County School District, the RTC will unveil the winning artwork this May during a special event hosted at the school of the winning student. The top entries will be featured on an RTC Paratransit transit vehicle and bus shelters for up to one year.

Participants should abide by the following guidelines:

  • Artwork should have a message related to keeping Southern Nevada Graffiti Free
  • Candidates must be students and residents of Clark County
  • Artwork must be in a horizontal format on 11-by-17-inch paper
  • Artwork must be colorful. No black and white; no photography; no glitter
  • Markers, colored pencils and paint are acceptable media
  • Artwork must be original in concept and not violate U.S. copyright law

Entry forms must be securely attached to the back of the artwork and submitted to the RTC on or before 5 p.m. April 24.

Submissions should be delivered or mailed to the RTC, Attention: Jesse Diaz, 600 S. Grand Central Parkway, Suite 350, Las Vegas, NV, 89106. Artwork may be rolled up but cannot be folded.

For further information, contact Jesse Diaz, RTC marketing and creative coordinator, at 702-676-1595 or by email at diazj@rtcsnv.com