​​​​Contest Invitation

Arts For The Future is inviting student from all over the world to use their talents, imagination, and creativity to create original artwork.

Calling Student Artists

Group 1 (Age 5 and under)

 Group 2 (Age 6-9) 

Group 3 (Age 10-13)

Group 4 (Age 14-18)

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Participants' artwork must be original. Art can represent the following mediums: drawing and painting (i.e., pencil, charcoal, pastels, colored pencils, oil paints, acrylics, water media, mixed media) 

Note: Students give permission to Arts for The Future to exhibit, reproduce, copy and print artwork for the purpose of promoting and publishing.

Contest Advisors


The art will be judged on four primary artistic elements:

Creativity (25%)

Skill (25%)

Color (25%)

Expression (25%)

Awards & Honors


Grand Prize, First Place, Second Place, Third Place, Honorable Mention

Special Awards 

Best Color, Best Creativity, Best Skill, Best Expression, Committee Special Award

Group Award 

Each group will receive a Grand Prize, First Place, Second Place, Third Place and Honorable Mention if more than 200, 100, 50 ,20 student submit their work online. And certificate will be awarded to each organization

Teaching Award 

Teachers will receive Teaching Award if more than 5 of his/her students’ artwork win any award. And certificate will be awarded to each teacher

 Exhibition and Publication 

Grand Prize, First Place, Second Place work will be showed in art exhibition in Google San Francisco (TBD) and be published in the international media.

Submitting Entries

Entry Deadline : Dec 15, 2020

Entries must be submitted electronically at ​. One Student may submit up to 2 pieces.
Artwork must be submitted in .jpg or .png format. File naming convention: Lastname_Firstname_Title.jpg (example: Smith_Jone_Dream.jpg)
Artwork should be flat and created  (in inches) not exceed 11″×17″ (29.7 cm ×42 cm).

Special Gift

NASA x Arts For The Future T-shirt 


Judging Round

Preliminary Judging Round

Entry Deadline: Dec 15, 2020

Entry Fee: Free

Please submit your online entry form with a high resolution digital photo of your artwork no later than by Dec 15, 2020.

A team of judges will review all entries and select finalists in each age category and each artwork category.

Finalist Judging Round
Winner Announcement: Dec 31, 2020
Certificate Shipping Fee: $ 28 USD

Special Gift: NASA x ARTS FOR THE FUTURE T-shirt

 Mailing Details

Certificate mailing out: Jan, 2021

We will mail out a certificate and gift to finalists by Jan, 2021. 

You will be contacted via emails with more details.

Note: Due to COVID-19, we are no longer requiring participants to mail the original artwork to us. Please keep your original artwork stored well. In the future, if we need them for exhibition, we will contact you.

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