1st Annual JA Young Artist Contest

(UNDATED) – Are you a young talented artist or have a talented artist in your life? This is an awesome opportunity for them to showcase their creative skills.


Students in kindergarten through 12th grade are eligible to participate.

 Judging and Winners

Entries will be judged by our amazing Board Members on the following criteria:

  • Execution of the theme
  • Design
  • Originality
  • Content

First, second, and third place winners will be selected from Elementary, Middle and High School divisions. 

In addition to the grade level winners, one overall “Best in Show” winner will be selected and featured on the JA website.

Each first place winner will be featured on a commemorative holiday ornament that will be available for the public to purchase.

All participants will receive a Certificate of Participation. 


The theme for the 2020 Art Contest is “Unity”. Illustrate this subject by drawing what unity means to you. Let us see your creative powers at work. Your artwork can be realistic or abstract and may include people, animals, events, and objects. 

Time and Logistics

This art competition for kids runs from October 19-November 13. Winners will be announced virtually on November 20th.  

Orders for all ornaments will be taken from November 23- December 4th and available for pickup on December 14th at the JA BizTown office or they may be shipped to your home. Ornaments will cost $25 plus shipping. 

Upload your high resolution art here with the following displayed on your artwork:

  • First Name and Last Name (full name will not be printed on ornament)
  • School (school name will not be printed on ornament)

Grade winners will need to submit their original artwork to their school or the JA office no later than November 13th.