Water is Life Art Contest
The 2023 "Water is Life" Student Art Contest is now open!
All K-12 students attending school in Pasadena are encouraged to submit artwork for the 2023 "Water is Life” Art Contest sponsored by PWP and the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD). Each year, participating students submit artwork portraying a water-wise theme, along with a short message about water conservation. Both digital and hand-drawn/painted artwork are welcome! Download the contest guidelines, and the required poster information card and parent approval form. All entries must be submitted by June 2, 2023 via email or mail.
From the entries received, PWP selects one winner who receives a prize valued at $100! A total of 10 entries are also selected by PWP and submitted to MWD for a final round of competition, and additional prizes and recognition.
Students must live within Pasadena Water and Power service territory to qualify.
2022 Art Contest Winner
Congratulations Sebastian, an incoming freshman at John Muir High School, our first-place winner of the Water is Life Art Contest! He received a brand new tablet and a Solar-Powered Charger, in addition to being submitted to the MWD final round of competition. Our judges loved his artwork’s message: “It takes a lot of BLUES to stay GREEN.”
2021 Art Contest Winner
Congratulations Arundhati from Sierra Madre Elementary School, our first-place winner of the Water is Life Art Contest! She received an Amazon tablet and a Solar-Powered Charger, in addition to being submitted to the MWD final round of competition. Our judges loved her artwork’s message: “Help Mother Nature Continue to Give Life… Save Water!”
2020 Art Contest Winners
Congratulations Robert Kolling and Graciela Mills!
Robert Kolling was PWP’s first-place winner, and he received an Amazon Tablet and Solar-Power Charger in addition to his MWD prize and calendar recognition.
Graciela Mills was honored by MWD as well, and her artwork was featured in the annual Student Art Calendar! She also received an art kit from MWD in honor of her creative talents.