At Free Art Contests we provide you with a list of art contests that you can enter for free. All listed art contests are open and available to enter now. The listed art competitions have cash prizes and the winners are determined by a panel of judges.

Free Art Contests


Beauty Art Contest

Share art of something beautiful such as a flower or a nature scene to enter this free art contest. Cash prize!
Status: Open

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Still Life Art Contest

Share art of something that is inanimate, such as a basket of fruit. Enter for your chance at the cash prize.
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Pet Art Competition

Share your dog, cat or other pet for this art contest with a cash prize. Open to all pet owners! Cash prize!
Status: Open

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Landmark Contest

For this contest share a landmark. Can be a famous one or the local deli that is the landmark of your town. This is a contest with a cash prize.
Status: Open

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Colorful Art Contest

Use the full palette of colors for this art contest. What can you share that is going to stand out with color? Cash prize to the winner!
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Water Art Competition

Water can add dimension to your art. For this contest the challenge is to share a water. Use your water based paint to come up with something unique. Cash prize!
Status: Open

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Color Art Contest

For this free art contest you must create art using the color announced in the announcement. Read the contest announcement to see what color is required for you to use. And just use that color or focus on that color.
Status: Open

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Human Form Art Contest

The human form can be rewarding to draw. And, yes, can be a challenge. The human form is the subject of this art contest with a cash prize.
Status: Open

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Baby Art Contest

Share your baby (or child) with your art for this art contest. You can share a painting, sculpture or any form of art in this contest. Cash prize!
Status: Open

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Imagination Art Contest

Creativity is the theme of this art contest. Where will your imagination take you. Can you share that with your art? The theme of this art competition is to create art purely from your imagination.
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Eyes Art Contest

The eye is the window of the soul. So this art contest is challenging you to capture just that. Share artwork of any eyes from animal to human. All forms of art accepted.
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Animal Art Competition

Visit the zoo and start drawing. That is the idea with this art contest. You can share Pen & Ink, pencil, watercolors, computer or any other type of medium. The theme is animals.
Status: Open

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Faith Art Contest

Faith has been the subject of art for thousands of years. Can you share your faith with your art? That is the topic of this art competition with a cash prize.
Status: Open

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Seasonal Art Contest

This free art contest challenges you to capture art for the season. Read the announcement to see what season is required. Use that theme. So for summer you can share beach art. For the winter you can share art that is snow related for example.
Status: Open

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This Color Art

Share artwork that focus on the color specified in the competition announcement. Use that color as the focus of your artwork.
Status: Open

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Nature Art Contest

Artwork that captures the beauty of nature is welcomed for this art contest. Share anything that features nature.
Status: Open

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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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Fantasy Art Competition

This free art contest is looking for fantasy art. Share share anything that you can imagine. Share characters from a fantasy movie. Or something from your imagination.
Status: Open

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Black and White Art Contest

Share art in black and white. This is a perfect contest for pencil. But all mediums are accepted.
Status: Open

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Line Art Contest

Line art is a creative approach to art. Create art using straight and curved lines.
Status: Open

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To find out more about an art contest click on the title of the contest. Check back often - we update our art listing throughout the day! All contests are free to enter. All the listed contests can be entered now. We've chosen contests that have public results. The art competitions announce a winner shortly after the deadline. Usually results are announced about one to two weeks after the deadline. View the contest announcement for the deadline. View the contest announcement and follow the online instructions to create an account and enter your submission. Some contests require a membership fee to join the website but after the payment there are no entry fees. More about us.