9th Annual Nakamura Keith Haring Collection Children’s Contest (International)

Deadline: September 30, 2017

From the contest website: Open to children ages 4 to 17, the 9th Nakamura Keith Haring Collection International Children’s Contest will be held by the Nakamura Keith Haring Collection. In 2009, this worldwide contest was first started in hopes of helping children express themselves freely by drawing and in recent years, submissions have surpassed 1,000. […]

Celebrating Art Summer 2017 Contest (US and Canada)

Deadline: August 24, 2017

For Students in grades K-12. For this free contest, students or teachers can submit artwork. The top 25% of the submissions will be published in a book that will be available to purchase. The top 10% will receive a free book and other prizes. Below is a video from the contest website: For more information […]

Berlin Marathon 12th Drawing Competition (International)

Deadline: July 31, 2017

From the contest website:  ANNOUNCING THE 12TH DRAWING COMPETITION 2017 Hello Kid Runners, In 2017 there will once again be a drawing competition during the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON with the theme  „Running is fun – running together is even more fun!” JOIN IN! The BMW BERLIN-MARATHON and SCC EVENTS are announcing the 12th drawing competition for […]

World Competition for Children’s Drawings Bulgaria 2017

Deadline: Must be received by July 15, 2017

From the World Competition for Children’s Drawings Website: Application rules: Theme Choose one of the fallowing subjects a) Free – the choice of theme is inrestricted b) Celebration with friends Participating ages: Children aged 4-18 may apply Picture Size: a) min. 30/40 cm b) max. 49/70 cm Drawings less than 30/40 cm will be disqualified […]

Easterseals 2018 Seal Art Contest (International)

Deadline: July 7, 2017

This contest is for all ages! From the EasterSeals Contest Website: Objective: To secure beautiful original lily art work from which Easterseals can select six pieces that will become the 2018 Easterseals stamps. Background: Easterseals, founded in 1919, is a non-profit organization which provides programs and services to help children and adults with disabilities achieve […]

Life is Good T-Shirt Art Contest (US Only)

Deadline: May 1, 2017

Life is Good® Launches Second Annual T-Shirt Art Contest for Kids to Inspire Optimism Kids and teens are invited to hand draw what makes life good for a chance to win a college scholarship and have their design sold on Lifeisgood.com – all supporting kids in need. Positive lifestyle brand Life is Good® launches its second annual T-Shirt Art Contest for kids and teens today, sparking a meaningful exercise for kids about […]

Airtime Watertime Color and Design Contest (International)

Deadline: Postmarked by April 27

From Airtime Watertime: Hey Kids! We need your help! Airtime Watertime® has invented flotation wetsuits. Help us color and design a kid suit! Be creative! Use pencils, markers, crayons, fabric … whatever works …  and fill it in. And above all, have fun! ​ The contest winner will not only receive their very own flotation suit made in […]

Print Express Children’s Short Story Competition (UK Only)

Deadline: March 31, 2017

From the Print Express contest website: We’re really excited about getting kids interested in creative writing, and we love reading the imaginative stories they come up with. We can’t wait to read through the entries! We’ve got two age brackets for this competition: ages 5 – 9, and ages 10 – 13. The short story can […]

2018 MAP (Mangrove Art Project) Children’s Art Calendar (Tropical and Subtropical Nations)

Deadline: July 31, 2017

From the Mangrove Art Project website: These instructions are available in 9 languages. We invite all primary school children from tropical and sub-tropical nations, whose schools are located near mangroves to create art telling us “Why mangroves are important to my community and me”. Selected winners will be published in next year’s calendar which will […]

Science Without Borders Art Challenge (International)

Deadline: April 24, 2017

Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation has announced the 2017 Science Without Borders (SWB) Challenge, to once again, inspire student creativity while learning about important ocean conservation issues. The competition for 2017 is themed “Reef SuperSpecies”. Primary and secondary school students 11-19 years old from any part of the world are invited to participate, for […]