Seacoast Science Center seeks nature artists

Posted on November 7, 2017

The Seacoast Science Center is accepting submissions for artwork to be incorporated in its Indoor Tide Pool Touch Tank exhibit interpretive panels. A renovation of the exhibit is planned for Winter 2018.

Artists of all ages and ability are welcome to submit their original art of the following intertidal creatures: Blue Mussel (Mytilus edulis), Common Periwinkle (Littorina littorea), Rock Barnacle (Semibalanus balanoides), Dog Whelk (Nucella lapillus), Green Sea Urchin (Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis), Northern Sea Star (Asterias rubens), Green Crab (Carcinus maenas), and Acadian Hermit Crab (Pagurus acadianus).

Artwork may be in black and white or color on a white background, must be 8.5×11 inches or less, and should be signed by the artist. Please do not include the species name in the art. Submissions chosen for the final exhibit are at the discretion of the Seacoast Science Center. All other submissions will displayed during the exhibit’s opening.

Submissions must be entered by December 15, 2017 by mail or in person, to the attention of Jeremy LeClair. Please include your name, age, email, and mailing address. For more information, please contact Jeremy at or 603-436-8043. The Seacoast Science Center is located in Odiorne Point State Park, 570 Ocean Blvd., Rye, NH 03870.

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