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: Three Times Per Year. Check site for dates.

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: unknown

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: Ongoing

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)


International Children’s Painting Competition in Memory of Clint

“The International Children’s Painting Competition 2018” is a tribute to a child genius. Children from any part of the world between the ages of 4-16 can submit their entries online. 15 lucky winners chosen from across different countries will win a five night family trip to Kerala (India).

External Link (not a KinderArt contest)