2021 CONTEST WINNERS
Grand Prize Winner: Listen to her poem
***Artist’s whose work was chosen by donors to appear on their gifts and will get 10% of what was donated to Mamai Art Gallery is, FRANKLYN MASEMBE-SWEDEN***
THEME:”Things I am proud of about my ethnicity”
- Ethnicities are what provide beauty, wonder and diversity to the human race, sharing and learning about each other's ethnicities may help us all appreciate and respect each other more.
This contest is an online art/poetry contest organised by Mamai Art Gallery, Inc. a USA based 501c3 non-profit organisation 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, Inc. is choosing to take a twist on our usual art contest, this year, we will have an art contest fundraiser. All artworks and poems submitted will be considered a donation to Mamai Art Gallery, Inc.
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 email@example.com
November 20th: Deadline for submission
November 21st- December 4th: Online voting and sale
January 1st, 2021 – Winners of 2021 International Children’s Art Contest announced
Prizes : A grand prize winner $100 and trophy
One Visual Arts Winner $50 and medal in each age group: 5-10 yrs , 11-15 yrs
One Poetry Winner $50 in each age group: 5-10 yrs , 11-15 yrs
- Since its a fundraiser, one artist whose work is chosen by most donors as their favorite artwork, will be given 10% of the donations from those particular donors.
All participants artwork will be in Mamai Art Gallery’s 2021 Calendar.
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 2020 is subject to permission from Mamai Art Gallery, Inc.
Selected artwork and poems will be reproduced and proceeds will help Mamai Art Gallery, Inc. remold our new studio space and continue to reach as many children through its programs
The contestants are invited to encourage friends, family and others to support their entry by clicking on the Website Link to vote on their entry and sharing it on their social media.
Click on YouTube below links to listen to the poems.
- Contestant 1: Komukyeya Ruth Damalie 13yrs (Uganda) https://youtu.be/JQO7dkcaPJo
- Contestant 2: Kitinisa Atim Foska Joy- 9yrs (Uganda) https://youtu.be/AeFlCXWu1Tk
- Contestant 3: Kakwini Marion - 15yrs (Uganda) https://youtu.be/aBNBSx8XwBw