My Dream Dinosaur Competition (United Kingdom Only)

Deadline: September 30, 2017

From the My Dream Dinosaur Competition Website: Win a GIANT bean bag featuring your dream dinosaur – as drawn by you! Inspired by the Dinosaurs of China exhibition that’s taking over Nottingham’s Wollaton Hall between July and October 2017, GreatBeanBags™ is giving your mini-monsters the chance to win a Slab Bean Bag featuring a drawing of their […]

Road Safety Art Contest (US Only)

Deadline: Postmarked by September 24, 2017

From the Road Safety Art Contest website: Everyone who uses the roads has a role to play in safety. This includes large trucks and buses, cars, bicyclists and pedestrians. This contest lets children in kindergarten through sixth grade (ages 5-12) use their creativity and talent to help raise awareness of how to stay safe on […]

Teacher’s Against Prejudice (TAP) Art Contest (International)

Deadline: October 15, 2017

From the TAP Art Contest website: TAP is pleased to invite students to participate in our 2017 Annual International Art Contest. This contest is open to all students in elementary grades one through four, including students from private and public schools as well as home-schooled students. Theme: Cooperation and Understanding Students learn and internalize stereotypes at […]

Global Canvas Children’s Art Competition 2018 (International)

Deadline: February 1, 2018

The Global Canvas Children’s Art Competition is a group competition based in the United Kingdom. However, it is open to students around the world. Here’s more information from the contest website: For ages 16 and under. The annual DSWF Global Canvas Art Competition is part of David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation’s Art for Survival programme and was […]

Creative Karuta Award 2017

Deadline: November 30, 2017

From the Creative Karuta Award website:  Everybody is invited to enter the 2nd Creative Karuta Award by submitting art & writing works of their favorite scenes/objects in their home/chosen country, featured on Karuta, a traditional Japanese playing card. Karuta (English version) is played with 26 clue (writing) cards and the answer cards with the picture.  […]

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 […]