Can’d Aid and Ball Corporation are looking for artists of all ages and skill levels (students, amateurs and professionals) to submit their original artwork. The winning artist’s work will be featured on Can’d Aid’s 12 oz. aluminum cans filled with clean drinking water. Through Can’d Aid’s Water + Response program, this water will be shipped to communities in need in response to natural and human-made disasters. To date, over 2 million cans have been shipped nationwide.
Can’d Aid water is packaged exclusively in infinitely recyclable aluminum cans in an effort to help eliminate single-use plastic waste. As such, all artwork submitted should convey the importance of recycling, sustainability and the benefits of aluminum. Look at the bottom of this webpage for key aluminum facts.
Entry is free and open to EVERYONE. All eligible artwork must be submitted by March 15, 2021 at 11:59 MST. A panel of judges will select the top 5 artists. Then, the general public will pick the grand prize winner via online voting from April 5-12th.
1st Place will be awarded $5,000 and artwork featured on Can’d Aid water cans, 2nd Place: $1,000, 3rd Place: $500
– Artists may submit a maximum of four digital images.
– Artwork must be in a jpg, png, or pdf format. (preferred design format is Illustrator)
– Artwork must be 8.25″ x 4.5″ (or proportionate)
– No more than 6 colors
– Keep in mind that the winning artist’s work will be featured on 12 oz. aluminum cans. Please submit art that is suitable (ie. graphic design, sketch, paint, etc.),
Mila Sketch won the first ever CANvas CANpaign. As a Russian born, Austin based professional artist, Mila’s work features intricate design, painting and murals. See how her drawing of robot hands was transformed into art on a can!
Aluminum can be recycled over and over again and is never degraded.
From shelf, to recycling bin – closed loop recycling is achieved within two month’s time.
75% of aluminum ever produced is still in use today.
Americans throw away nearly $1 billion worth of aluminum cans each year.