The Louisville Zoo invites Kentucky students from preschool through 12th grade to get involved in its 10th annual Trashformation: A Trash-to-Treasure Art Contest for Students. This annual contest is part of the Zoo’s Party for the Planet: A Month-Long Celebration of the Earth, powered by the LG&E and KU Foundation.
Students are invited to submit their designs for the Kentucky Educational Development Cooperative’s (KEDC) Healthy at School Coloring Contest.
High school students may enter The Gallery Collection’s Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest, in which they can submit original artwork, computer graphics or a photograph for the front of a greeting card.
The U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has launched the Road Safety Kids’ Art Contest for students in grades K-6 as part of its goal of reducing crashes, injuries and fatalities involving large trucks and buses.
The Mars Society is holding an art contest in which students in grades 4-12 may submit up to three works of art illustrating human life on Mars. The society will award cash prizes to the top three finishers and will post the winning works of art to its website. Winners also will also have the opportunity to attend the International [...]
Registration is open for the Vans Custom Culture Art Competition, in which students in grades 9-12 customize blank Vans shoes around specific themes. Americans for the Arts and Vans are encouraging high school students across the United States to embrace their creativity and inspire a new generation of youth culture. Completed designs go through a voting process that narrows the [...]
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s Federal Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Program provides a creative outlet for students through a contest that can be incorporated into almost any subject. The program teaches students about wetlands, waterfowl, land stewardship, migratory birds, conservation and an appreciation of art and writing. Students may submit their artwork and a two- to three-sentence [...]
Students in grades K-5 are invited to celebrate the Kentucky Derby by showcasing their artwork in the Governor’s Downtown Derby Celebration. Students will create an 8 1/2-by-11 inch work of art from a template of a jockey’s silk. This is not a competition; all artworks will be displayed during the Governor’s Downtown Derby Celebration on May 7 in Frankfort. Entries [...]
Nominations are being accepted for the Martin Luther King Jr. Citizenship Award. Entries also are being accepted for the essay, artwork and poetry contests for the King Award, which is presented by the Martin Luther King Jr. State Commission. The citizenship award is given to an individual who embodies the spirit and energy of the late civil rights leader. The [...]
The deadline for the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection's (DEP) 2014-15 Eco-Art Contest has been extended. The contest, which is in its sixth year, provides an opportunity for students to gain statewide recognition for artwork relating to Kentucky’s environment. Awards will be presented to eligible high school students who create art using the contest themes of conservation, pollution prevention and [...]