The 2020 MKL Art Contest is now closed! Thank you for all who submitted entries. See 2020 Art contest winners here.

The 2020 MLK ART CONTEST is open to junior high and high school students attending Arlington schools or residing within Arlington city limits.

The winning design will appear on T-shirts, posters, flyers, and programs associated with the Arlington MLK Celebration.

First Place — $1,000 Award
Second Place — $750 Award
Third Place — $500 Award

Art Contest Rules:

  1. Submission deadline: 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, 2019
  2. Theme: Advancing the Dream: Diversity In Action
  3. Designs are to be original drawings and may include original computer graphics.
  4. Artwork can be supplied as a full color rendering or a black and white version. All submissions must be on 8.5 by 11-inch art paper and mounted.
  5. Entries will be judged in November.
  6. All submissions should be sent to:
    Linh Nguyen
    AISD Visual Arts Coordinator
    1200 W. Arkansas Lane, Annex 1
    Arlington, TX 76013
  7. For questions/ more information, please contact Linh Nguyen, Chairperson - MLK Art Contest at 682-867-7657 or [email protected].

Winners will be notified in December and formally recognized at the MLK Advancing The Dream Awards Banquet on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. 

Please download, complete and firmly affix the entry form on the back of the entry.