Theme: "My Country's Boundless Talent And Culture"
The world should be able to see how much talent and culture your country is gifted with through your artwork or poem.
This contest is a FREE online art/poetry contest organised by Mamai Art Gallery, Inc. a USA based 501c3 non-profit organization whose mission is to teach and empower children to realize the value of their creative talents and learn the business aspects of creating, marketing and selling their work.
Mamai Art Gallery has organized the International Children’s Art/Poetry Contest for 7 years now.
We will select the best artwork and poems submitted by the children and exhibit them at our very first annual International Children's Convention which will take place in June 2023.
Age: Children 5-15 years, worldwide.
Choose One: Either visual art or poetry.
Visual Art: Draw, paint, illustrate, mixed media. Take photo of your work, Join Contest and Win !
Photo of the artwork should be very clear with a plain background. Poorly taken photos of the artwork will not be considered.
Artwork will be judged by originality, artistic composition, interpretation of the theme, execution.
Include “Artist Statement” explaining your art, your process and or what the theme means to you in the submission form. Only one entry per person. Click upload on menu bar to submit artwork.
Poetry: Must be original work, entries must not have been published, self-published, published on a website or made public on social media, broadcast or featured among the winners in another contest. Poem should be no longer than 50 lines, PG in content and in line with the theme. One poem per entrant. Email written poem and audible audio recording to firstname.lastname@example.org or +1-781-325-5053
Please provide correct emails and phone numbers so that we are able to reach out to you once your work is received.
October 2022 - April 15th 2023: Submission
April 15th-May, 2023: Judging
June 1st-20th, 2023: Online voting for People's choice Winner
June 25th, 2023 – Exhibition & announcement of contest winners at the International Children’s Convention 2023
Prizes : A grand prize winner $200 and trophy
Visual Arts Winners, $100 and medal for one winner from each age group: 5-10 yrs , 11-15 yrs
Poetry Winners, $100 and a medal for one winner from each age group: 5-10 yrs , 11-15 yrs
People’s Choice Award: $25 this will go to the participant whose art work will be shared and liked most on social media.
Participants with outstanding work will get a chance to have their work exhibited at our very first International Children’s Convention on June 25th 2023
All participants get e-certificates, please provide a valid email address.
The copyright of each artwork or poem remains with the author. However, artists and authors entering the contest, grant Mamai Art Gallery, Inc. the right in perpetuity to publish and/or broadcast their artwork or poem.
Use of artwork or poem elsewhere for one year from October 2022 is subject to permission from Mamai Art Gallery, Inc.
The contestants are encouraged to ask friends, family and others to support their entry by selecting their artwork, sharing the link and voting them, for a chance to win the People’s Choice Award.