Fair Housing Art Contest

Maryland REALTORS® is proud to announce the annual Fair Housing Art Contest. This is a great way for REALTORS® to help increase awareness of this important issue. The Maryland REALTORS® Housing Affordability & Equal Opportunity Committee will select the winning posters that will be highlighted in a 2019 fair housing publication.

This year’s theme is: One America – Housing for All

Contest Criteria:

    1. The contest is open to students in kindergarten through 12th grade.
    1. Local boards/associations can conduct the art contest with schools, home schools, after-care groups, churches, and other children centers in their area. To qualify for this contest, all artwork must be submitted to the Maryland Association of REALTORS®. Deadline for entries to the local board is Friday, February 8, 2019.
      a. Posters must be in landscape format which is 8 ½” high by 11” wide.
      b. Artwork must be produced in color.
      c. Any materials can be used. Graphic design computer programs (Publisher, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.) are permitted.
      d. No licensed characters (Disney, etc.) may be used. Any clip art or stock images used must be free and not copyrighted.
      e. All entries MUST display the REALTOR® and Fair Housing logos and the theme – somewhere in the body of the piece.
      f. All entries must be labeled on the back using the form found HERE.
    1. The winners will meet with the Governor or another state official at a recognition ceremony at the Maryland State House or other government building in Annapolis. The Art Contest Recognition Ceremony with the Governor or designee will be scheduled to coincide with April’s Fair Housing Month.
  1. All winning posters selected by Maryland REALTORS® become the property of the Maryland Association of REALTORS® to be used in the production of a 2019 Fair Housing publication, and may be reproduced in other industry publications.

Artwork may be mailed to:

c/o Frederick County Association of Realtors
478 Prospect Blvd.
Frederick, MD 21701

For questions, you can contact Janet McKinney, Director of Programs at 301-663-0757 or by email at janet@fcar.org

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