Young Artists with birthdays on or after October 1st, 1998, are encouraged to enter their work including art, sculpture, wearable art, jewelry and photography in the Young Artist Category.

We will accept individual or class/group entries.  Prizes will be awarded to the individual or the class/group accordingly.

Please enter JPEG images of your work through the Juried Art Services website checking the category Young Artists. Please include the age of the artist.

Please read the contest rules in full on this website or download a PDF copy. Young Artist entries should be accompanied by a donation of $5 for each entry that goes directly to the Center for Great Apes.

Cash prizes totaling $500 will be awarded in the Young Artists Contest.  First Prize will receive $250, Second Prize will receive $150 and Third Prize will receive $100.


  1. leah
    August 26, 2015 at 2:09 pm

    hi my name is leah haffey. im 14 years old and i was wondering whens your next endangered art for apes contest and how do you submit?

    Thank you

  2. Lupe Saavedra
    September 14, 2016 at 5:36 am

    Is block print allowed?

    • Jon Norris
      September 27, 2016 at 11:14 pm

      Hi Lupe – sorry for the delay in responding. Yes – block print is allowed – any form of fine art technique can be used. Please check the contest rules for more information. We look forward to seeing your entry Lupe!

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