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Youth Art Month Flag Contest

Celebrate Youth Art Month – Have your students enter the Youth Art Month Flag Contest sponsored by Sargent Art. This contest is open to students in grades K-12. Each teacher may submit up to 10 entries. This year’s theme is YOUR ART, YOUR STORY.  Grand Prize $400 to student PLUS $600 in Sargent Art supplies for your classroom. $100 worth of Sargent Art supplies each for an Elementary, Middle, and High School student winner PLUS $300 in Sargent Art supplies for your classroom. Digital entries were accepted through January 4 and winners will be announced soon.


Artwork MUST

  • Reflect the theme
  • Demonstrate age-appropriate skill and quality
  • Be original
  • Be proportional to 3’x5’  – Suggested use 9”x15” OR 12”x20” paper
  • Contain the word Massachusetts, or include the state shape

Artwork MAY

  • Use images about Massachusetts
  • Use images about art
  • Use images that reflect the arts of/in Massachusetts
  • Use the words Youth Art Month or the logo
  • Be vertical or horizontal in format – please note the winning flag will be hung vertically
  • You may submit up to 10 student entries
  • Designs must be submitted by December 14
  • Photograph your entries and save them as jpegs
  • Rename each jpeg EXACTLY as follows: Grade.SchoolName.Student FirstNameLastName.jpg Example: FirstGrade.Conant.PrudenceCorreia.jpg
  • Upload each of your entries to the YAM Dropbox
  • Enter teacher name and teacher email address when submitting your work via Dropbox

Questions? Please contact youthartmonth@massarted.com

2018 YAM Flag Design

2018 winning design by Haylee Wagner from Shepherd Hill Regional High School, Teacher Lisa Hines

Thank you to Sargent Art for sponsoring Youth Art Month!