The 2010 Humans in Space Youth Art Competition “Call for Artists” ran from March–December 2010 and asked:
What is the future of human space flight and why is it important?
Over 600 artists from 22 countries answered the call, and the artwork was evaluated by 71 judges (artists, educators, scientists, engineers, astronauts, and more) around the world.
Exhibits, Partners & Scientific Information
Play Bill — Competition partners, judges, and awarded participants.
Displays & Performances — Exhibit Events.
Event Photos — Photos from Exhibits.
Partners — Key supporters of the 2010 Competition
Be Inspired — Background science information related to the prompt & links to more information
Artwork Evaluation & Awards Description
Each artwork was examined by numerous judges, in multiple phases, and based on multiple criteria. (See Criteria listed at www.humansinspaceart.org under the “Guidelines” tab and the “Art Genres Information” hotlinks). Small monetary prizes were distributed to top winners.
Overall Awards in an Art Category (1st, 2nd, & 3rd Overall)
Highest overall scoring artworks for each age group in each main art category (music, literature, video, visual art).
Awards in an Art Subcategory (1st, 2nd, 3rd Place)
Highest scoring artworks for each age group in each art subcategory (orchestral or non-orchestral music; essays, poetry, or short stories in literature; live action, animation, or slide shows in video; 3D, sequential, 2D anime, 2D digital or 2D non-anime art).
Special Awards (Inspirational Peace Prize)
Selected by special judges associated with a partner project or a specific award sponsor.
Provided to entries that demonstrated excellence in one of the 5 criteria used by the Youth Art Competition Judge Panel to evaluate artwork