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Space2Create Art and Poetry Contest

Space2Create Art and Poetry Contest

Send Your Talent Rocketing Into Orbit

Art & Poetry Contest
June 1 - July 1, 2021

To celebrate our very own Dr. Sian Proctor’s historic journey into space as a crew member on the SpaceX flight Inspiration4, Maricopa Community Colleges is hosting the Space2Create art and poetry contest, and we’re inviting you to participate.

While on her three-day orbit in the Dragon spacecraft as part of the world’s first-ever all-civilian space flight, Dr. Proctor will recite the winning poems and display photographs of the winning artwork. Contest winners will receive a memento to commemorate their participation in this event.

Open June 1, 2021
Close July 1, 2021, at 5 p.m.

Who is eligible?

  • Students enrolled in a class at a Maricopa Community College during one of the following semesters — Summer 2020, Fall 2020, Spring 2021, or Summer 2021 semester
  • Faculty and staff currently employed by Maricopa Community Colleges


  • Poems and artwork must be appropriate for an all-ages audience
  • Only one poem or artwork may be submitted per application
  • Multiple applications are allowed
  • When read, a poem should be 2 minutes or less in length
  • Artwork must be submitted as a 4-inch by 6-inch high-quality image (space restrictions prevent the original artwork from making the flight)
  • When submitting your entry online, you must sign in using your MEID and password

Submit your entry, take your talent to new heights, and become part of history!

Submit Entry