2017 Art Contest

Earth Day celebrates our planet’s wonders. We are calling all kids in 1st through 5th grade to be a part of Earth Day Aiken’s Art Contest by showing us what you see when you think of “What We Can Do Today, to Help Save Tomorrow”. Participants will have a chance to be showcased at our 3rd annual Earth Day Aiken Festival on Newberry St. in Downtown Aiken on Saturday April 22nd at 10:30 am and have a chance to win a cash prize. All submissions must be sent in by March 1st 2017 to 250 DuPont Dr NW Aiken SC 29801 or to your schools art teacher. Winners will be recognized on stage during the Earth Day Festival on Saturday April 22nd so all participants are encouraged to show up that day to see your artwork on display.

Contest Rules

  • 1 Entry per contestant
  • Artwork must be original and not violate any copyright laws
  • Art work must be two dimensional on an 11”x14” sheet of paper.
  • Acceptable media are Acrylics, oils, water colors, pastels, chalk, charcoal, pencils, ink, crayon, collages, and computer generated art.
  • Only the student submitting the artwork can perform work on the entry
  • Please legibly print your name, address, phone number, grade, school and teachers name and email address on the back of the art work.


  • 1st Place – $100
  • 2nd Place – $75
  • 3rd Place – $50

The school with the winning, 1st place, art piece will receive a $250 Staples Gift Card

If you have any questions you can send us an email to EarthDayAiken@gmail.com or find us on Facebook and send us a message.