Calendar Kids Art Contest

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

2023 Calendar Kids Art Contest Winner

Congratulations to 12-year-old Anibal Yobani Sologui from Waterloo, IA for being selected as the Cover Artist for the 2023 Calendar. His artwork can be seen below.

Anibal Yobani Sologui and his artwork "Love Your Kidneys"

 

View all the winning artwork

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 Barragan - Art

“H.O.P.E.”

Arely, Age 16

Houston, TX

Erin Cortese - Art

"Smile"

Erin, Age 12

Colorado Springs, CO

Natalie Medina - Art

“Kidney Love”

Natalie, Age 16

Dallas, TX

Kylie McGlothin - Art

“Kidney Transplant”

Kylie, Age 15

Weirton, WV

Jameson Lesieur - Art

“The Lion King”

Jameson, Age 9

Washougal, WA

Heather Burdick - Art

“Kidneys on a Beach”

Heather, Age 11

Des Moines, WA

Nashaya Latimore-Coates - Art

“It is all in the words”

Nashaya, Age 16

Philadelphia, PA

Stephanie Atenco-Torres - Art

“Everybody gets their wish”

Stephanie, Age 17

Norristown, PA

Kennidi Davis - Art

“Lupus Girl”

Kennidi, Age 17

Humble, TX

Lamara Al-Nadi - Art

“Best Gift Ever”

Lamara, Age 16

Hendersonville, TN

Daniel Salgadovalencia - Art

“Together Forever”

Daniel, Age 10

Goodyear, AZ

Eilidh McMillin - Art

“Galaxy”

Eilidh, Age 6

Ankeny, IA

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, 2022

Contact us if you have more questions or need more information

Phone

800.638.8299 ext. 7047

Email

lpurcell@kidneyfund.org

Mailing Address

11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300 Rockville, MD 20852