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Children’s prize art competitions

See the winners of the May 2015 competition.

  • New children’s art competition every month on a different theme
  • All entries go into permanent online gallery
  • Nine prizes every month totalling at least £240 (approx US$340)
  • Free personalised participation certificates
  • Entries divided into three age groups (0-7, 8-11 and 12-18)
  • Open to both teachers and families

For more information, see the rules and Q&A.

Prizes

The best three competition entries in each age group (0-7, 8-11, and 12-18) feature in the winners’ gallery and on the home page, and winners receive personalised certificates and cash prizes totalling at least £240 (approximately US$340):

  Entrant in each age group
First prize £35 (approx US$50)
Second prize £25 (approx US$35)
Third prize £20 (approx US$30)

Themes

Entries should relate closely to the competition theme, allowing for a degree of imaginative interpretation.

Month Theme Closing date Award date
Jun 2015 Hair CLOSED 21 Jul 2015
Jul 2015 My Mona Lisa 07 Aug 2015 21 Aug 2015
Aug 2015 Brain 07 Sep 2015 21 Sep 2015
Sep 2015 Balloons 07 Oct 2015 21 Oct 2015
Oct 2015 Children's campus of the future 09 Nov 2015 23 Nov 2015
Nov 2015 Frogs 07 Dec 2015 21 Dec 2015
Dec 2015 Shoes 07 Jan 2016 21 Jan 2016
Jan 2016 Magic tree 08 Feb 2016 22 Feb 2016
Feb 2016 Cubism 07 Mar 2016 21 Mar 2016
Mar 2016 Anger 07 Apr 2016 21 Apr 2016
Apr 2016 Fun with numbers 07 May 2016 21 May 2016
May 2016 My van Gogh 07 Jun 2016 21 Jun 2016
Jun 2016 Ghost 07 Jul 2016 21 Jul 2016
Jul 2016 Evolution 08 Aug 2016 22 Aug 2016
Aug 2016 Pointillism 07 Sep 2016 21 Sep 2016
Sep 2016 Tightrope walker 07 Oct 2016 21 Oct 2016
Oct 2016 The first colony on Mars 07 Nov 2016 21 Nov 2016
Nov 2016 Christmas card 07 Dec 2016 21 Dec 2016

Terms and conditions

Please refer to the rules of entry and our privacy policy. Please note in particular:

  • Only one entry per child will be accepted for each month’s competition.
  • Winners will be notified within fourteen days of the closing date.
  • Prize money will be sent by UK cheque or Western Union, according to each winner's preference.