STARS - "Stand Tall and Rid Stigma"- Art Contest



First Prize $150.00  –  Second Prize $75.00  –  Third Prize $50.00


Contest Rules and Regulations:


This contest is open to past and present consumers of mental health services in the Central region of Newfoundland and Labrador and those who have been impacted by mental illness in their personal lives.  It aims to eliminate the stigma associated with mental illness by showcasing the talent and creativity of individuals who have lived experience.  Individuals are encouraged to submit visual artwork depicting their life experiences. 

Participants may submit only one entry.

The contest opens October 4, 2021 and closes November 12, 2021.  All entries must be received by 4:30 pm on Friday, November 12, 2021.  Entries will be judged on originality and creativity. 

The top three winners’ art will be used in health promotion activities and featured on posters that will be distributed throughout Central region.  All entries may be displayed in local Mental Health and Addiction offices in the region.  Entries will not be returned unless specifically requested.    


To be eligible, each entry must:

  • Be accompanied by an entry form

  • Be either a painting, drawing, photo, or sample of a larger art project

  • Arrive at Mental Health and Addiction office by 4:30 pm on November 12, 2021

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