Colorbug Christmas Colouring Contest (US and Canada Only)

Deadline: December 23, 2017

From the Colorbug website:  To enter the contest, children can colour in an existing picture or draw one of their own.  Who Can Enter Children ages 13 and under in the US and Canada How to Enter Create your drawing here at Colorbug. When you are finished, please email your drawing to In your email, please […]

Celebrate the Sea Festival Children’s Art Competition

Deadline: January 15, 2018

From the Celebrate the Sea Festival website:   Children Arts Competition 2018 The Children’s Art Competition is part of OceanNEnvironment’s public awareness campaign to promote conservation of sharks and the beauty of our seas.  Since 2005, this annual competition promotes the artistic talents of children encouraging them to show us their interpretation of conservation through […]

Science Without Borders Challenge (International)

Deadline: April 23, 2018

From the Science Without Borders Website: The Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation is excited to announce that this year’s Science without Borders® Challenge is in conjunction with International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) to celebrate the International Year of the Reef (IYOR). IYOR is a global effort to increase awareness and understanding on the values and threats to coral reefs, and […]

The 9th International Anton Chekhov Children’s Art Contest (International)

Deadline: March 1, 2018

“Voyage to Siberia” by Kuruppu Arachchiage Sureni (Sri Lanka)   From the contest website: The Taganrog Local Government is inviting you to take part in the International Children’s Art Contest “Anton Chekhov and Characters of his Works” to be held in his home city Taganrog, June 2018. The International Children’s Art Competition “Anton Chekhov and […]

Never Such Innocence Art and Poetry Competition (International)

Deadline: March 16, 2018

From the Never Such Innocence Website: The fourth and final Never Such Innocence Poetry and Art Competition is now open – play your part in The Final Push! Never Such Innocence is inviting you to submit poems or artwork inspired by the events of the First World War. (For more information on our songs competition, Songs […]

Draw Your Dream Yard Contest (International)

Deadline: December 15, 2017

Draw Your Dream Yard Contest for kids ages 12 and under! What would you put in your backyard if it could include all of your favorite things? Draw your imaginary dream yard, describing the features your yard would include, for a chance to win $300 in awards and prizes. For adults, this is the perfect chance to […]

Ontario Kids’ Fish Art Contest (Ontario Only)

Deadline: December 1, 2017

From the Contest Website: How it works Each fall, Ontario students are invited to enter the Kids’ Fish Art Contest. This free annual contest lets you show off your artistic talents and learn about Ontario’s native fish and their habitats. There is 1 winner for each of the 3 categories: grades 4-6 grades 7-9 grades 10-12 Topic […]


Deadline: February 12, 2018

From the U.S. Kids Website: At U.S. Kids Magazines, we believe in encouraging children’s creativity and supporting our schools’ art programs. Art offers children a unique means of expression, capturing their passions and emotions and fostering the exploration of new ideas, subject matter, and cultures. Each year, we invite readers and students from around the country to […]

Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes Discovery Award (International)

Deadline: Applications Must Be Received by February 15, 2018

From the Discovery Art Award Website:  For Students in Grades 4-12 See the 2017 Winners With prizes up to $7,500, the Discovery Award recognizes outstanding Unsung Heroes projects by students grades 4-12. Catholic social worker Irena Sendler saved 2,500 Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II. Little Rock Central High School senior Kendall Reinhardt […]

Pentel Art Contest (International)

Entries MUST BE RECEIVED by November 3, 2017

Pentel of America, Ltd. is delighted to announce the 48th International Children’s Art Exhibition (ICAE). From the Pentel of America, Ltd. website: Guidelines: 1. Each child may submit only one piece of artwork. 2. Students are encouraged to be original and use their imagination. 3. The expressed ideas and representation should be clear and understood […]