I’m interrupting the discussion for a news notice. This looks like fun, but check out their submission guidelines. There is a transfer of rights.

Press Release:
We are inviting people world over to join us in promoting Lunar and Space Exploration by participating in the Lunar Initiatives Art Competition: 2D Visual Art and Literary Art.

Before a problem can be solved it must be imagined. We are daring people from all backgrounds to dream the impossible and to encourage interest in space activities through their artwork.

2D Visual Art includes paintings or drawings made from watercolors, oils, pencil, inks, charcoal, mixed media, Photoshop, astro-photography, etc. Literary art categories include poetry, short stories (fiction), consisting of 2500 words or less, and essays (non-fiction) of 1000 words or less. Monetary prizes of $1000, $500 and $250 for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners will be awarded in each category.

You may visit the challenge page here to find out more and to register as an innovator. No entry fee required. Last date for submission is October 31, 2015.

Please let us know if you would like to participate or know anyone else who might be interested in participating.

Email: henna@herox.com
Organization: http://lunarinitiatives.com/
Contest Website: https://herox.com/FlashArtCompetition