2018 Multicultural Children's Art Exhibition & Contest

A juried international children's art exhibition.

For young artists ages 3 to 18.

Drawings, paintings and mixed-media works.

Presented with Skipping Stones and Eugene Public Library


Please visit the Events page for the current schedule of our art exhibits and contests. Your donations on this page will go directly to supporting the Annual Multicultural Art Contest.


2017 Logo by Abigail (age 8) and Yonatan (age 11) of Eugene, Oregon

Design the logo first!

We invite young artists to design our 2018 Contest Logo. It will appear on posters, t-shirts and other promotional material.
Rules: Black and white or less than five colors; a circular or an almost square design.
Logo Submission Dates: May 1-September 15, 2018
Email your design to submit@arts4kidsoregon.org
Please include artist's name, age, and city and country of residence.

2018 Art Contest Theme: From Nature to Fantasy

The many ways in which nature feeds our mind and fires up our imagination. From realistic landscapes to alien lifeforms, magical beings, and the technology of tomorrow.


If you have questions, email us.

Exhibit Details:

Live Show: October 1-November 30, 2018. Eugene, Oregon, USA.

Reception: Saturday, November 17, 3:30-6PM, 44 W Broadway, Eugene, OR

Submission Deadline: September 15, 2018


Exhibit Locations in Eugene, Oregon:

  • Eugene Public Library, 100 W 10th Ave: October 1-November 30
  • Petersen Barn Community Center, 870 Berntzen Rd: October 1-November 30
  • Broadway Commerce Center, 44 W Broadway: November 1-30


Event Mission:

Inspire children's interest in the diverse cultures and heritages that surround them; prompt young artists to study the culture of a neighbor or a grandparent and express it in the form of visual art; showcase local talent; make the world smaller and better by bringing international children's art to Eugene.​


Submission Rules:

  • The program is open to artists from 3 to 18 years old.
  • All works must be original and created during the years of 2017-2018.
  • Only works that can hang on a wall are accepted. There is no size limit.
  • There is no limit to the number of submissions per artist.
  • Digital images should be more than 1 MB in size.
  • Submission starts: May 1
  • Submission ends: September 15 for mailed works, October 1 for online submissions


With each work please include:

  1. Work's title
  2. Artist's name
  3. Artist's age
  4. Artist's city and country of residence
  5. A parent's or art teacher's name and email


All works must be signed by the artist on the front of the canvas or on the back (the very young artists may use parents' help).


Ship your unframed work(s) to:
    Multicultural Art Exhibit,
    166 W. 12th Avenue,
    Eugene, OR 97401 USA


Non-local artists may enter their work into the on-line contest in electronic format.
Please email submission information and your quality images to: submit@arts4kidsoregon.org with the Subject line: Multicultural Contest.


2018 Flyer and Registration Form
2018 Art Contest Flyer.pdf
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