Art and Writing Contests

Art and writing contests for kids.

Looking for art contests for your students and kiddos? Look no further because we at KinderArt® are dedicated to finding cool kid’s art contests for you. To explore simply click on a link below. Some links will take you to more information found within the KinderArt site, while others will take you to pages outside of the KinderArt site.

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Celebrating Art, Art Contest
Students in Grades K-12 can enter the Spring Celebrating Art Contest. Students can enter on their own, through their school, homeschool, or art studio. Students must be in grades K-12 and reside in the United States or Canada.

Deadline for Submissions: April

External Link (not a KinderArt contest)


Toyota Dream Car Contest

Deadline for Submissions: unknown

External Link (not a KinderArt contest)


Science without Borders® Challenge
Science without Borders® Challenge is a yearly art competition that engages students to promote the need to preserve, protect, and restore the world’s oceans and aquatic resources.

Deadline for Submissions: April

External Link (not a KinderArt contest)


International Environmental Children’s Drawing Contest
The Earth has many inhabitants. Animals, insects, plants, microbes too small to be seen with the naked eye, and other organisms are all inhabitants of the Earth, too. Draw a picture showing the Earth’s inhabitants as you imagine them to be.

Deadline for Submissions: May 31, 2017

External Link (not a KinderArt contest)


Ocean Awareness Contest
The Ocean Awareness Student Contest is for middle school and high school students.

Deadline for Submissions: June 19, 2017

External Link (not a KinderArt contest)


The Radiant Peace Education Awards
The Radiant Peace Education Awards gives students an opportunity to express themselves about Radiant Peace in their own lives. All participants receive beautiful iron-on Radiant Peace Patches, and outstanding entries will also receive certificates and cash awards.

Deadline for Submissions: Ongoing

External Link (not a KinderArt contest)


Scholastic Art and Writing Awards
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards offer early recognition of creative teenagers and scholarship opportunities for graduating high-school seniors. The Awards are national in scope and administered by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers

Who can Participate?: Young artists and writers currently enrolled in grades 7 – 12 and who attend a public, private, parochial or home-school in the United States, U.S. Territories or U.S.-sponsored schools abroad. Canadian students in equivalent grades are also eligible as part of the Region at Large.

External Link (not a KinderArt contest)