All Kids Included District-Wide Student Art Competition

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Celebrating Diversity, Inclusion and Empowerment

The All Kids Included student art competition is open to all Miami-Dade students in grades Pre-K-12.  Students are invited to submit original art work depicting the competition theme and are asked to draw on the competition's selected book for inspiration. 

The theme for 2021 was inspired by the book, I Believe I Can by Grace Byers, illustrated by Keturah A. Bobo.  I Believe I Can is an affirmation for boys and girls of every background and ability to love and believe in themselves.  The poetic text and beautiful illustrations are an uplifting tribute to the limitless potential of all boys and girls to dream big and achieve their full potential.  Student artists were asked to read the book for inspiration and depict the themes of diversity, inclusion and empowerment.

Click here to search the Miami-Dade Public Library System for I Believe I Can

Contest Exhibitions

Contest Award Ceremony

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COMPETITION AWARDS:

Selected semi-finalists will be chosen to have their work exhibited and will receive a copy of the book, I Believe I Can.  In addition, semi-finalists will be automatically entered into the AKI Student Art Competition finals (see below).

1st, 2nd, 3rd place and honorable mention winners will be selected from the semi-finalists for Pre-K, Elementary, Middle and High School levels to receive the prizes as outlined below, and to have their work exhibited.  A Grand Prize for "Best in Show" will also be chosen.  In addition, winning students will each receive a medal and an All Kids Included goody bag.

Art teachers submitting entries selected for 1st Place will each receive a $100 Blick Art Supply Card.
Art teachers submitting the entry selected for Best in Show will receive a $250 Blick Art Supply Card.

Grades 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place
Pre-K $100 Blick Art Supply Card $75 Blick Art Supply Card $50 Blick Art Supply Card
Elementary School $100 Blick Art Supply Card $75 Blick Art Supply Card $50 Blick Art Supply Card
Middle School $100 Blick Art Supply Card $75 Blick Art Supply Card $50 Blick Art Supply Card
High School $100 Blick Art Supply Card $75 Blick Art Supply Card $50 Blick Art Supply Card

 

 

Honorable Mentions: $  25 Blick Art Supply Card
Best in Show: $250 Blick Art Supply Card