2023 Art Contest Winners
We received 200+ entries for our third Youth Art Contest to celebrate Earth Day and had a fun time choosing the winning artwork.
These creative pieces of art will be featured in posters to be displayed at County Parks this year and winners will receive a prize (parents/guardians have already been contacted). Everyone who submitted their artwork will receive a participation gift.
We appreciate all of the parents who shared their child's talent!
Invest in our planet, invest in our parks
Earth Day is April 22, 2023
This year, young artists may enter their creations for the Earth Day Youth Art Contest to two categories:
- Sharing everyday actions that can make a difference in the health of our county parks
- Creating/dreaming up a future park feature or project
Let your imagination run wild as you draw your favorite park activity, ultimate playground, or your favorite spot to guess at cloud formations. Express yourself with colors, style and creativity, and most of all, have FUN. Let’s celebrate Earth Day by showing the awesomeness of the outdoors!
Artwork will be featured on our social media and parkhere.org, and every participant will receive a small thank you gift. In addition, there will be one grand prize winner and finalists from each age group will receive a special prize. Winning artwork may be displayed in our parks.
Each person may submit up to two (2) pieces of artwork
Artwork may be any medium - crayon, pencil, pens, watercolor, charcoal, digital, etc.
Artwork must be 8.5” x 11” format (vertical/landscape or horizontal/portrait)
Include first name and age on artwork in lower right-hand corner (open to anyone entering grades Pre-K to 12 in 2023)
Submit original artwork under the appropriate school grade level
Complete the submission form in full
Submit artwork via the online submission form or print and mail (postmarked) by 11:59pm PT, Friday, April 14, 2023
Winners will be notified via email by April 21, 2023
Prizes will be mailed by June 1, 2023 (restricted to contiguous United States)
To submit artwork by mail, print and complete the submission form, and mail with artwork to:
Santa Clara County Parks
Earth Day Youth Art Contest
298 Garden Hill Drive
Los Gatos, CA 95032
By entering the contest, you accept and agree to all rules, terms, and conditions. Artwork submitted may be used for any and all purposes anywhere and in perpetuity at no compensation. Winning and non-winning photo submissions may be used in Santa Clara County Parks social media channels, website and other park publications. The contest is open to participants regardless of residence or citizenship, so long as the laws of their jurisdiction allow participation; prizes will be restricted to the contiguous United States. Employees of Santa Clara County Parks are not eligible to participate.
Original artwork must be uploaded or postmarked by 11:59 pm PT, April 14, 2023.
Questions? Email [email protected]
2022 Art Contest Winners
We received 100+ entries for our second Youth Art Contest to celebrate Earth Day. It was challenging (but fun!) to choose the winning artwork and quotes.
These amazing pieces of art will be featured in posters to be displayed at County Parks this year and winners will receive a prize (parents/guardians have already been contacted). Everyone who submitted their artwork will receive a participation gift.
Thank you so much for sharing your child's creativity and talent!
2021 Art Contest Winners
Many thanks to all who participated in our first Youth Art Contest to celebrate Earth Day. With 225+ amazing entries, it was challenging to select winners in each age group and category. The collection below shows the winning artwork for each age group, in the categories of ‘Enjoying a SCC Park,’ ‘Protecting a SCC Park,’ ‘Volunteering at a SCC Park,’ and ‘Keeping Wildlife Wild.’
These terrific pieces of art will be featured in posters to be displayed at County Parks this April and winners will receive a prize (parents/guardians to be contacted via email). Everyone who submitted their artwork will receive a participation gift.
Call us amazed by the creativity and talent from our youth!