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2023 Expedition Patch Design Contest Artwork

Congratulations to the 2023 Nautilus Expedition Patch Design Contest Winner, Zeynep, and many Honorable Mention designers! Click through to see some of the designs inspired by deep sea exploration as imagined by talented young artists and explorers around the world.

Meet the 2023 Nautilus Expedition Patch Design Contest Winner:
Zeynep, 13, from Turkey

2023 Patch Winner
Ocean Exploration Trust

Students ages five to eighteen (5-18) are eligible to submit original artwork to be considered for the official Nautilus Expedition Patch and the winning design, after minor edits, will be worn by members of the Corps of Exploration during our annual exploration cruises. Learn more about the patch contest, or get creative with our Nautilus creature coloring pages!