The 2022 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. 12, 2021
  2. Theme: Advancing the Dream: A Time to Reflect, Imagine, and Build the Future
  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.
  5. Entries will be judged in November.
  6. All submissions should be sent to:
    Linh Nguyen
    Assistant Director of Fine Arts, Visual Arts
    Center for Visual and Performing Arts
    900 E. Sanford St
    Arlington, TX 76011
  7. For questions/more information, please contact Linh Nguyen, Chairperson - MLK Art Contest at [email protected].

Winners will be notified in December and formally recognized at the MLK Advancing The Dream Awards Banquet scheduled for a later date. Click here to learn more about the 2022 Celebration.