Art Contest

2020 PCW Student Art Contest Winners



Each year Phoenix Chinese Week sponsors an Art Contest to give students the opportunity to express their knowledge of 5,000 years of Chinese culture through art.


Contestants may choose any aspect of Chinese history or culture as their subject, such as: history, architecture, music, martial arts, cuisine, visual arts, festivals, religion, the zodiac, landscape, people, etc. All submissions must be related to Chinese arts & culture.


Arizona Kindergarten through 12th grade students.

Grade Level Categories: K-2nd grade, 3-5th grade, 6-8th grade, 9th-12th grade


Artwork must be no smaller than 11”X14”. Accepted Media: pencil, crayons, markers, acrylic paint, oil paint, water color, colored pencils, pastels, digital art, ink or paper cutting.


1) One entry per student.    2) Entries must be original and completed by the participant without assistance.     3) All entries become the property of Phoenix Chinese Week and may be used for displays and in Phoenix Chinese Week publications.


Judged equally on originality, artistic creativity and theme. The judges’ decisions are final. 


Digital entry must be received by email Nov. 30, 2019 at 12am.  No extensions.


Artwork should be submitted online. Please email your high resolution (300DPI) art image to and include all the following information:

  • Name
  • Age
  • Grade
  • Title of the artwork
  • Medium used
  • Cell phone number
  • 2nd Email


Awards will be presented to the 1st-3rd place winners in each category.


Winners will be notified by email prior to the Awards Ceremony and are strongly encouraged to be present to receive their awards at 12 noon on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at the Phoenix Chinese Week Festival at the Margaret T Hance Park East main stage (1202 N. 3rd Street, Phoenix, 85004).  Winning (1st~3rd Place) artwork images will be displayed in the Art & Photo Gallery at the Phoenix Chinese Week event, and on the 2020 souvenir book.


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Congratulations to 2020 Year of the Rat Chinese Zodiac Design Art Contest winners!

    Emily Ng, Age 9

   Nicole Ivan, Age 15

Congratulations to 2019 Year of the Pig Chinese Zodiac Design Art Contest winner April Lu, Age 15!

2019 PCW Student Art Contest Winners

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2018 PCW Art Contest Winners


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2017 PCW Art Contest Winners

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2016 PCW Art Contest Winners

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2015 PCW Art Contest Winners

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2014 PCW Art Contest Winners

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2013 Art Contest Winners

9th - 12th  Grade 1st  Place Winner Gina X, Age 14           Acrylic- "Chinese New Year Dragon Dance"

6th - 8th Grade 1st  Place Winner Melinda C, Age 10        Acrylic- "Bamboo Orchestra"

3rd -5th  Grade 1st Place Winner Kevin T, Age 9     Acrylic- 'The Dragon and Great Wall"

K-2nd  Grade  1st  Place Winner Madeleine C Age 7 2nd Grade     Marker & Color Pencil- "Dragon Dance"