Call for Student Artists: 2023 Young Artists of Hawaii

March 30, 2023

About the Competition and Exhibition

Video: Dr. Chun and the Youth Ambassadors share the 2023 YAH theme, “Good Leaders Taking Action: What does it look like when good leaders get others involved to make a positive change?”

Young Artists of Hawaiʻi is an annual student art competition and exhibition for Hawaiʻi students grades K-7. Presented by the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, the Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority, and Gravitas Pasifika, this program recognizes creative excellence among Hawaiʻi’s public and private school students, Kindergarten through seventh grade. A panel of judges select 96 works for the exhibition, which is presented at the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum. Replicas of the artworks are also displayed at the Hawaiʻi Convention Center for one year, in the Pa Kamaliʻi Courtyard on the third floor.

Submissions are due by April 14, 2023. Exhibit at the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum runs May 20 – July 8, 2023.

How to Enter

Read through the eligibility and other requirements on our website:


Kamakani Konia, SFCA Art in Public Places Project Manager
Telephone: (808) 586-0736
Email: [email protected]

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