The listed free art contests have cash prizes and the winners are determined by a panel of judges.

Fantasy Art Contest

Fantasy art is a great way to be creative and to create something new.
Due Date: Tue, February 20, 2018

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Valentines Art Contest

Share your valentines art
Due Date: Thu, February 22, 2018

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Cowboy Art Contest

This art contest challenges you to find your inner cowboy and share art of the old west.
Due Date: Tue, February 27, 2018

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Artist Magazine Art Competition

For this art contest you are challenged to share artwork on different categories including Portrait/Figure, Still Life/Interior, Landscape, Abstract/Experimental and animal and wildlife. Choose the art form (or multiple forms) that best suits your skill level when entering this contest.

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Pet Art Contest

What type of pet would you like to draw for this art contest. Enter for a chance at the cash prize.
Due Date: Mon, March 5, 2018

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Line Art Contest

The challenge for this art contest is to share line art. Line art is art that only uses straight or curved lines.
Due Date: Sun, March 11, 2018

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Baby and Child Art Contest

Oh baby, it's time to share your art of a baby or child for this art contest. Share your best for this art contest at
Due Date: Tue, March 20, 2018

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Portrait Art Contest

Perhaps the most challenging form of art - in this contest you should share a portrait of a person. Can be any form of portrait. Cash prize.
Due Date: Sun, March 25, 2018

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Human Form Art Contest

Artists often find the human form the most challenging. But the great works of our time are often of the human form. That is the topic of this art contest.
Due Date: Sat, April 7, 2018

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Congressional Art Competition

Every spring, the Congressional Institute creates a high school visual art contest to recognize artistic talent in the United States. Students can submit their entries to their congressional office.
Deadline: End of every spring

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Art From The Imagination

Art that takes advantage of your imagination is what is required for this contest. So think fantasy art such as a werewolf or creature from a fantasy movie.
Due Date: Sun, April 15, 2018

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Animal Art Contest

Share artwork that shows an animal (such as a lion, squirrel or chipmunk) doing what they do in nature. So don't share animals in a zoo. But share artwork of the animal it its natural environment.
Due Date: Sun, May 6, 2018

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Color Pink Art Contest

Share your art that highlights a specific color. Your painting, drawing or any other form of art can be about anything - but keep the color in mind.
Due Date: Mon, May 14, 2018

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Faith Art Contest

Share your artwork of faith. How will you portray your faith in your art?
Due Date: Wed, May 23, 2018

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Nature Art Contest

The object for this art contest is to capture nature. Nature can be beautiful, of course. But it can also be ugly. Share your view of nature in your art.
Due Date: Sat, June 16, 2018

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Summertime Art

Share your artwork that highlights this time of the year for your chance at the cash prize.
Due Date: Sat, July 28, 2018

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