Calendar Kids Art Contest
Learn about our Calendars Kids Art Contest for kids or teens living with kidney disease or a transplant.
Enter the 28th Annual Calendar Kids Art Contest
Enter the American Kidney Fund's Annual Calendar Kids Art Contest! 13 finalists will be selected to be published in the American Kidney Fund's 2024 calendar and will also receive a cash prize and a canvas print of their submitted artwork. The cover artists will have their artwork published on the cover of the 2024 calendar and will be honored at the American Kidney Fund's annual national gala, The Hope Affair, on October 19, 2023.
The deadline to submit artwork is June 1, 2023
Learn about our 2023 Calendar Kids Art Contest Winner
Congratulations to 12-year-old Anibal Yobani Lopez from Waterloo, IA for being selected as the Cover Artist for the 2023 Calendar. His artwork titled "From kidneys with love" can be seen below.
View all the winning artwork from our previous contest
Congratulations to all the artists that will be featured in the 2023 AKF Calendar! We had a record number of votes this year with a close race all the way to the last minute of voting. Thank you to everyone who voted for their favorite artwork and shared these amazing pieces with your friends and family.
Arely, Age 16
Erin, Age 12
Colorado Springs, CO
Natalie, Age 16
Kylie, Age 15
“The Lion King”
Jameson, Age 9
“Kidneys on a Beach”
Heather, Age 11
Des Moines, WA
“It is all in the words”
Nashaya, Age 16
“Everybody gets their wish”
Stephanie, Age 17
Kennidi, Age 17
“Best Gift Ever”
Lamara, Age 16
Daniel, Age 10
Eilidh, Age 6
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.
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 June 1, 2023.
What is the timeline of this contest?
Applications Open : March 1st
Deadline for Applications : June 1st
AKF voting for Finalists : June 7th
Finalists Announced : July 3rd
Voting Opens : July 3rd
Last Day to Vote : July 31st
Cover Artist Announced : August 4th
Contact us if you have more questions or need more information
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