Peace Week Youth Art Contest


Arkansas Peace Week Art contest is open to Arkansas students, 1st – 6th grades.

Art should address the following theme:
Envision of a more peaceful Arkansas What actions can you take to promote peace and justice?

Each submission 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

1st, 2nd and 3rd Place winners in each category will receive prizes.

All award winners will be announced, and are invited to present their art at Arkansas Peace Fest on September 26, 2021. Certificates and prizes will be mailed to the winners.

Art must be two dimensional 8.5″x11″ paper, cardboard or stock. Any medium is allowed, but we recommend using a paint, marker or pencil that wont smear or be damaged during shipment, handling or display.

Entries must be submitted by September 7, 2021. To register for the contest, Complete This Online Form. Art pieces must also be mailed with a printed copy of your entry form to the address below. Please include your a title and your name back of the piece. Please mail submissions to Arkansas Peace Week, 5131 Cantrell Rd, Little Rock AR 72207.

Only one entry per person is accepted. Art must be done by one person. Co-authored art are not accepted.

Schools, teachers, faith groups and other youth organizations are encouraged to sponsor and guide students with their submissions.

Submitted content will not be returned. Submitters will relinquish and transfer to Arkansas Peace Week usage rights for submitted content. Arkansas Peace Week may, without further approval exhibit, distribute, edit, reproduce, publish, publicly perform, publicly display and broadcast the submitted content.