Arkansas Peace Week Art contest is open to Arkansas students, 1st – 12th grade. In 2021 we had over 400 submissions from all over the state. Schools, teachers, faith groups and other youth organizations are encouraged to sponsor and guide students with their submissions.
Art should address the following theme:
- What does peace mean to you? Depict a more peaceful community in your art entry.
Submissions will be judged on the basis of following criteria: understanding and implementation of the theme, uniqueness and artistic style.
Awards will be presented in the following categories:
– 1st & 2nd grades
– 3rd & 4th grades
– 5th & 6th grades
– 7th & 8th grades
– 9th & 10th grades
– 11th & 12th grades
1st, 2nd and 3rd Place winners in each category will receive prizes.
Finalists will be announced, and artwork displayed at the Arkansas State Capitol September 18 -25, 2022. Award winners will be announced at the Arkansas State Capitol on September 24.
Post our Peace Week Art Contest Flyer at your school or community center.
Art must be two dimensional 8.5″x11″ paper, cardboard or stock.
Entries must be submitted and post marked by September 6, and received by September 9, 2022. For complete rules and to register for the contest please see our Online Registration Form. Art pieces must also be mailed with a printed copy of this entry form.