2018 Art Contest

Congratulations to 2018 Art Contest Winners!

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Phoenix Chinese Week is a non-profit organization that strives to promote understanding and appreciation of Chinese culture. Each year Phoenix Chinese Week sponsors an Art Contest to give students the opportunity to express their knowledge of 5,000 years of Chinese culture through art.


Contestants may choose any aspect of Chinese history or culture as their subject, such as:  history, architecture, music, martial arts, cuisine, visual arts, festivals, religion, the zodiac, landscape, people, etc. All submissions must be related to Chinese arts & culture.


Arizona students in Kindergarten through 12th grade.

Grade Level Categories: K-2nd grade, 3-5th grade, 6-8th grade, 9th-12th grade


Artwork entries must be no smaller than 11” x 14” and no larger than 12” x 18”. Accepted Media: crayons, markers, paint or colored pencils, pastels, ink or paper cutting. No collages, raised art or framed artwork allowed.


1) One entry per contestant. 2) Entries must be original and completed by the participant without assistance. 3) Entries form must be attached on back of the artwork. The judges’ decisions are final. All entries become the property of Phoenix Chinese Week and may be used for displays and in Phoenix Chinese Week publications.


Judged equally on originality, artistic creativity, and theme.


All entries must be received by Sunday December 3, 2017 by 5pm.  No extensions.


Dropoff dates: Tuesday November 28th through December 3rd, 2017 between 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Location: SunDust Art Gallery, 183 East Williams Field Rd, Suite 109, Gilbert, AZ 85295.   Gallery contact : 480.464.6077. www.sundustart.com


Awards will be presented to the 1st-3rd place winners in each category, as well as honorable mention.


Winners will be notified prior to the Awards Ceremony and are strongly encouraged to be present to receive their awards at 12 noon on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at the Phoenix Chinese Week Festival at the Margaret T Hance Park East stage (1202 N. 3rd Street, Phoenix, 85004).  Winning entries will be displayed in the Art & Photo Gallery at the Phoenix Chinese Week event.


All artwork may be picked up at the Phoenix Chinese Week information booth during the Phoenix Chinese Week Culture & Cuisine Festival, February 16th, 17th and 18th, 2018. The Art Contest Committee is not responsible for artwork not claimed by 2 pm, Sunday, February 18th. No artwork will be returned by mail.


For general contest-related questions, contact phoenixchineseweek@gmail.com


2017 PCW Art Contest Winners

2016 PCW Art Contest Winners

2015 PCW Art Contest Winners

2014 PCW Art Contest Winners

2013 Art Contest Winners

9th – 12th  Grade 1st  Place Winner Gina X, Age 14           Acrylic- “Chinese New Year Dragon Dance”


6th – 8th Grade 1st  Place Winner Melinda C, Age 10        Acrylic- “Bamboo Orchestra”


3rd -5th  Grade 1st Place Winner Kevin T, Age 9     Acrylic- ‘The Dragon and Great Wall”


K-2nd  Grade  1st  Place Winner Madeleine C Age 7 2nd Grade     Marker & Color Pencil- “Dragon Dance”