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Art Contest

This contest has concluded for 2020. Thanks to all who participated! Click here to view winners!

Favorite Renewable Energy

Art Contest Theme: Favorite Renewable Energy

Here at the PUD, we’re proud to be a national leader in carbon-free energy, and we’re thankful to live in a community that supports becoming 100% carbon-free in the future!


We invite you to use your artistic talents and creativity, along with knowledge of renewable energy sources, to design a poster highlighting your favorite form of renewable energy.

Some Ideas to Get You Thinking

  • Hydropower
  • Solar
  • Wind
  • Biomass
  • Tidal
  • Geothermal


All students in grades K-12 who live in Snohomish County or on Camano Island are eligible to enter.

Contest Rules

  • Your artwork must be an original design and be created by you (no outside help, please!). Your artwork may be hand-drawn, computer-generated, and/or created with photograph(s) (or a combination). Any medium (crayons, colored pencils, markers, paints/water colors, ink, computer graphics, photography, etc.) is acceptable. Stick-on letters, glitter, and stickers are not permitted, nor may your artwork contain copyrighted images, photographs, and/or slogans.
  • Your artwork must be created on a 8.5” x 11” sheet of white paper.
  • Only one artwork submission per student.
  • A completed registration form must be taped to the back of your artwork (see form to the right). No staples, please.
  • Entries will not be returned and will become the property of Snohomish County PUD.
  • By submitting an entry into this contest, you automatically give the PUD permission and rights to display, post, use and store the image and your name as artist indefinitely in any media without notification or charge. Press releases may also be sent to local newspapers.

Any submission that does not meet the above criteria will not be considered.

Timeline & Submission information

Entries must be received by 5:00 pm, Wednesday, March 18, 2020. 

All artwork should be mailed to Heather Herbst at Snohomish County PUD, PO Box 1107, Everett, WA 98206-1107 or hand-delivered to the PUD at 2320 California Street in Everett (Attn. Heather Herbst).


Entries will be judged on creativity, content, clarity and originality related to the theme. All decisions made by the judges will be final. Winners will be notified by April 15, 2020.


Up to 12 entries will be selected, with each winning artist receiving $50. Winners will also be recognized at a PUD Board of Commissioners meeting.


Heather Herbst
(M-F, 8am to 5pm)