Calendar Kids Art Contest

Learn about our Calendars Kids Art Contest for kids or teens living with kidney disease or a transplant.

A young girl creating artwork

Finalists Announced & Voting Open

The 13 finalists have been selected but now we need you to help us choose the cover artists! Check out all the artwork that will be published the 2023 calendar and choose your favorite.  The artist with the most votes by July 31st will have their artwork published on the cover of the 2023 calendar and will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, DC (along with one adult) to be honored at the American Kidney Fund's annual national gala, The Hope Affair, on October 19, 2022.

Please select an artwork below before submitting your vote. Multiple votes from the same email will not be counted.  

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Learn more about our Calendar Kids Art Contest

Watch our previous contest winners Amelia and Sadallah as they share how the American Kidney Fund's Calendar Kids Art Contest has inspired young kidney patients to fight for more than 27 years.

Best kidney birthday - 2021 calendar art

Frequently asked questions

How is the cover artist chosen?

AKF will choose 13 submissions to appear in the calendar and will have an online voting contest in July.  The artwork that receives the most votes will be featured on the cover.

What is the deadline to submit my application and artwork?

We must receive all artwork and completed applications by May 31, 2022.

What is the timeline of this contest?

  • Applications open for submission - March 1, 2022
  • Deadline for Applications - May 31, 2022
  • AKF Voting for 13 Finalists - June 1, 2022
  • Finalists Announced & Voting Opens - July 1, 2022
  • Last Day to Vote - July 31, 2022
  • Cover Artist Announced - August 1, 2022

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