Vermont Wildlife Coalition Student Art Competition

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Vermont Wildlife Coalition Student Art Competition

A student painting competition is being held by the Vermont Wildlife Coalition for children in grades seven through twelve. 2D works of art in oils, acrylics, watercolors, pencil, ink, or pastels are encouraged. It is lamented that digitally made art will not be accepted as part of the competition. Any Vermont wildlife, from insects and snakes to coyotes, bobcats, and bears, can be the subject of the painting! You can t take a look at the Vermont animal images.

The artwork can be of any size where you can submit more than one piece of your artwork. By December 1st, you can send us one or more digital images of your artwork to The contest’s goal is to raise awareness about Vermont’s wildlife. Between December 2nd and December 15th, judges will choose the best 25 pieces of artwork. On December 17th, the winners will be revealed. A jury of nationally acclaimed wildlife painters will assess the submissions. When assessing, judges will take into account the artist’s grade level to ensure that the competition is fair for the younger artists. The prizes will be given to the top 4 winners, the first winner gets the prize money of $1000, the second gets the $750, the third gets $500 and the fourth winner gets the prize money of $250. The top 25 picks will get award certificates. The top 25 picks will be shown on one or more sites. The deadline to submit the work is December 1, 2021. You have to submit your artwork through an application form provided on the website.

The Vermont Wildlife Coalition (VWC) began in 2016 as a Vermont-grown grassroots effort. The mission is to create an ecologically-sound future for Vermont’s wild species through public education and political action.

Brief Description

A brief description of the following is given below:

OrganizationVermont Wildlife Coalition
Educational LevelGrade 7 through 12
Access ModeOnline
Number of Awards4
Application DeadlineDecember 1, 2021
Application FeeNIL
RequirementsArtwork and Application

Who is Eligible?

Students in grades seven through twelve can apply for the contest. There is no age bar for submission. The participants need to be legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia. the submission should have Vermont wildlife, from insects and snakes to coyotes, bobcats, and bears.

How to Apply?

Vermont Wildlife Coalition Art Contest is an annual competition in which parents and guardians can submit applications form on behalf of their children. Only one entry from each candidate will be accepted. The entry must include artwork and a completed application form that must collectively be sent through the online portal of Vermont Wildlife Coalition or mail with a postmark date within the U.S.

Supporting Documents

Candidates need to briefly describe the subject they choose. Include a brief description of why you chose the animal you did.

Did you see the animal or do you like something about that particular animal?


Judges will pick up 25 pieces of artwork and 25 of them will get certificates along with that their artwork will be displayed online. Four winners will get prize money and certificates for their artwork.

Application Deadline

Applications will close on December 1, 2021. Late applications will not be taken into consideration for this opportunity.

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