Over 140 students from around the world entered the Mars Society’s Student Mars Art contest. The objective of the contest was for students to depict any phase of the human future on Mars, from first landing to full settlement. The contest was divided into three groups: Elementary (grades 4-6), Middle School (grades 7-9) and high school (grades 10-12).

Here are the winners for all three groups:

 

High School

1st Place: Lhasa Gabrielle Simard, of Canada, for her works “Reve d’un Explorateur”and “Mars Green!”

Reve d’un Explorateur

 

Mars Green!

 

2nd Place Hannah van Gemert, of the Netherlands, for her works Household, “Peace,” and “Pursuit.”

Household

 

Peace

 

Pursuit

 

 

3rd Place a tie between: Zeynep Betul Kiraz, of Turkey for “New Earth New Dreams” and “Mars Airport,” and Jessica Liu, of California, for “Stargazing.”

 

New Earth New Dreams

 

Mars Airport

 

Stargazing

 

Middle School

1st Place: Hayley Reed, Kentucky for “A New World,” and “Martian Glacier.”

A New World

 

Martian Glacier

 

 

2nd Place: Derin Lal Ozoguz, Turkey, “Colours of Mars.”

Colours of Mars

 

 

3rd Place: Yi Shi, Ghana, “Life on Mars.”

Life on Mars

 

Elementary

1st Place: Worth Lodriga, Philippines, “Where No Man Has Gone Before.”

 

2nd Place: Devina Manchanda, India, “New Life on Mars.”

 

 

3rd Place: Tie between Aarna Kakkar, India, "Dream of the Future,” Gaurish Anand, India “Farming on Mars,” and Gopika Chawla, India, “Dream of Success.”

 

Dream of the Future

 

Farming on Mars

 

Dream of Success