There are some who say that there should not be art contests. This page is for those who disagree and want to enter contests. Why have contests? Recognition, making money off art, and a chance to get a reduction of tuition or a free ticket to college are some incentives.
Elementary Level Art Contests / Exhibitions
Art Olympiad - Their next competition is in January of 2013.
Art Show for Kids - Where you can enter contests, sell your art, and exhibit your pictures.
www.MyFeenix.com - $10,000 in prizes. An art contest to bring to life a gargoyle named Feenix in a NYT best selling novel in one of three ways: Two-dimensional art, Three-Dimensional creation or Computer-imaged art. Students and Art Depts win.
Science without Borders® Challenge - Students are asked to submit a video presentation that could include any combination of interviews, comic storyboards, photography, and original footage to answer the challenge question.
Radiant Peace Education Awards - Entry categories include essays, art, videos, and projects. Winners and honorable mentions receive cash prizes; the winner's classrooms receive awards. Deadline April 21.
Saatchi Online Art Prize For Schools - A first prize of £10,000 will be awarded to the winning school’s art department. A further £2000 will be given to the winning pupil to be spent on computer and art equipment.
State-fish Art Contest - Open every year for grades K-12. Order the free CD while you're at it on that page. They even pay for shipping!
www.MyFeenix.com - $10,000 in prizes. An art contest to bring to life a gargoyle named Feenix in a NYT best selling novel in one of three ways: Two-dimensional art, Three-Dimensional creation or Computer-imaged art. Amateurs, professionals, teachers - anyone welcome.
Reduce, Reuse, ReSukkah - A specially selected jury comprised of experts in art, religion and culture will award special recognition for excellence in design, creative use of materials, and communicating a modern spirit of Sukkot. Deadline in August of each year.