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Calling all young artists—showcase your masterpieces for a chance to win!

The 2024 K12 Art Competition is here! Students across the country in grades K–12 can unleash their creativity, unveil their artistic talent, and explore new mediums for a share of $20,000 worth of prizes!

This year, in addition to traditional 2D physical art, we’ve added two new categories—digital and AI art. Students in each category will compete against peers in their grade bands (K–2, 3–5, 6–8, 9–12). 

Pick Your Palette

Physical Art

This category includes any 2D art you create physically—drawing, painting, charcoal, collages, prints, and more. Semi-finalists in this category will be asked to mail their artwork to us for final review.

Digital Art

Students can submit digital illustrations, pixel art, and any art created using a computer, smartphone, tablet, or other technology to this category.
AI Art

AI art includes any image created using AI tools and will be judged based on the prompt entered into the AI software. You can use any program, but we recommend DALL-E, Midjourney, or starryai. Please note: We recommend parent discretion for any AI software, especially for students under age 13.  

$20,000 of Prizes To Be Awarded!


A panel of judges will select physical and digital art winners. Three winners in each category and grade band will receive the following prizes:

1st Place

$1,500 gift card

2nd Place

$500 gift card

3rd Place

$250 gift card


AI-Generated Art

One winner in each grade band will win a $500 gift card.

AI-generated art will be judged based on popular vote.

Art Gallery

With art, anything is possible—but here’s some inspiration to help get you started, including last year’s winners!

The deadline to enter is March 25, 2024.

Competition Timeline

Jan. 23 - Mar. 25

Art submissions open

Mar. 26 - May 15

Judging period for physical and digital categories

May 1 - 15

Public voting period for AI category

June 2024

Winners announced in person

Please review the rules and regulations related to the K12 Art Competition. These terms and conditions must be agreed to upon submission of entry.

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