Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture

2023 Conference Graphic Contest

CELA (Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture)

2023 Conference Graphic Contest

Your design could be the face of the 2023 CELA Conference in San Antonio, Texas. As a member of the landscape architecture community, we invite you to have your voice and creativity recognized by your peers by submitting a conference graphic. Your design will be featured on the program, website, and in our social media and email marketing. We invite you to bring our theme and location to life with your unique perspective and design skills.

Bring the Theme and Location to Life:

Theme: Align | Realign: Dialogues between Academic Pursuits and Professional Demand  Read the full theme description here.

Location: San Antonio, Texas

The Prize:

  • $250 USD
  • The winning artwork will be featured on the following:
    • program cover
    • email and social media marketing images
    • CELA website
  • Public recognition of your contribution during the CELA Conference.


  • Contest opens: April 28, 2022
  • Submission Deadline: May 31, 2022

Past Contest Winners:


2022: Evolving Norms: Adapting Scholarship to Disruptive Phenomena

Click below to see images of other previous years’ winners:

2021: 100 + 1 RESILIENCE

2020: 100 Years of CELA

2019: Engaged Scholarship


What to Include:

  • Theme


Acceptable formats:

  • “Align | Realign: Dialogues between Academic Pursuits and Professional Demand”
  • “Align | Realign”
  • “Dialogues between Academic Pursuits and Professional Demand”
  • “CELA 2023 Annual Conference”
  • “March 16 – 18”
  • “San Antonio, Texas”
  • The CELA logo

What NOT to Include:

  • No copyrighted work
  • No stock images or clip art, except the CELA logo
  • No photos

Artwork Specifications:

  • 10” x 12” (3000 x 3600 px) in PNG format, 300 DPI, RGB
    • Your original file must be produced in vector format for ease of scalability. 
    • Your design must be suitable for use resizing for email and social media marketing purposes. Please see the sizes below.
  • If chosen as the winner,
    • You must submit your design resized to the following dimensions in pixels (width x height):
      • Website Header: 3033 x 375
      • Email Header: 600 x 200
      • Facebook Cover: 830 x 312
      • LinkedIn Company Cover: 1128 x 191
      • Instagram & Facebook Images: 1080 x 1080
      • LinkedIn Image: 1200 x 627


How to Enter Your Submission:

Please submit your design and a short description of the story behind your design at the link below:

Submit your design for the 2023 Conference Graphic Contest