Liberty Graphics, environmentally conscious T-shirt printers, is currently accepting art submissions to its 22nd annual $1,000 art scholarship contest. All high school seniors residing in Maine are invited to submit original works that reflect on the theme of Art and Our Natural Environment.

Art entries must be traditional two-dimensional media, reflecting on Maine's natural environment. Submissions must be postmarked by Monday, March 18. Photography, sculpture and computer-generated work cannot be considered.

Each student may submit more than one piece of work. Entry forms are available through high school art teachers or by visiting the About Liberty Graphics tab at

The award is intended to aid and encourage students in the pursuit of their artistic experiences and learning. The winner, and art teacher of the winner, will be announced in early April. Art will be returned to the artists’ homes in late April.

For more information, email or call 589-4596 weekdays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or