Eligibility: high school students
Accepts: 2D artwork no larger than 26″ x 26″ x 4″, less than 15 lbs.
Award: “Winners are recognized both in their district and at an annual awards ceremony in Washington, DC. The winning works are displayed for one year at the U.S. Capitol.”
Eligibility: Ages 15-18, U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident or green card holder
Accepts: “fine art, including multi-media & performance art”
Grant: up to $10,000 USD + artist masterclasses
Application fee: $35
Application: students submit artwork via their high school art teachers
Eligibility: Grades K-12
Accepts: all media
Award: $5000, $30,000 college scholarship + more
Entries must be submitted online, and the deadline each year is in mid-May. The fees are $40 per image for the regular division and $15 per image for the beginner division. You can save $5 per image by entering early in the competition.
This art contest gives away $24,000 in cash prizes plus publication in Artists Magazine.
Open to students attending public schools, home schools, and art studios.
Three Contest Deadlines:
April 2–August 13-December 5
(Students can enter one piece in each contest)