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 on Friday, Jan. 14, 2022.

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