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 and design artwork that will be displayed on a JA holiday ornament!


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

Judging and Winners

Entries will be judged by our amazing Board Members.

·        Execution of the theme

·        Design

·        Originality

·        Content 

First, second, and third place winners will be selected from elementary, middle, and high school levels. In addition to the grade level winners, one overall “Best in Show” winner will be selected and featured on the young artist website. 

·        All first-place winners’ artwork will be featured on a commemorative holiday ornament.

·        All first-place winners will receive an ornament with their art displayed. 


The theme for the 2021 Art Contest is “Love”. Illustrate this subject by drawing a what love 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 runs from September 10 - October 15. Winners will be announced virtually on November 1st. 

Orders for all ornaments will be taken from November 1 – December 10th and available for pickup on December 13th for pickup at our JA BizTown office (7435 Keystone Avenue, Door 5) or they may be shipped to your home. Ornaments will cost $20 (if picked up) or $25 (if shipped).  

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

·        First Name and Last Name

·        School

·        Grade


If you have any questions; feel free to email Renea Gates, Special Events Manager at