Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture

2024 Conference Graphic Contest

CELA (Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture)

2024 Conference Graphic Contest

Congratulations to Peter Aeschbacher for Submitting the Winning Graphic Design!

Peter is an Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture and Architecture – H. Campbell and Eleanor R. Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture Hamer Center for Community Design, The Pennsylvania State University.

Theme:  “Taking Action: Making Change” represents a call to action for landscape architecture educators to showcase the power of education in research, teaching, and outreach in taking action and making change. By embracing this theme, the conference is a catalyst for change and will shape a more sustainable, equitable, and resilient future through collective efforts.



Read the full theme description here

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

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: June 9, 2023
  • Submission Deadline: July 10, 2023

Past Contest Winners:

2023: Align|Realign

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

2022: Evolving Norms

2021: 100 + 1 RESILIENCE

2020: 100 Years of CELA

2019: Engaged Scholarship

What to Include:

Acceptable additions of the theme and theme title:

  • “Taking Action: Making Change”
  • Taking Action: Making Change,” Calls upon landscape architecture educators to meet this challenge and drive meaningful impact.

Additional information to include:

  • “CELA 2024 Annual Conference”
  • “March 20-23”
  • “St. Louis, Missouri”
  • 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 2024 Conference Graphic Contest