Youth Art Month is a celebration of the visual arts!

Student exhibitions, public artworks, art festivals, and school events raise awareness and support of the visual arts to

  • local and state education officials​

  • business and community leaders​

  • state and federal legislators

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Blick Art Materials generously sponsors our Youth Art Month Contest and provides prizes for winners.

Congratulations 2021 YAM Contest Winners

Elementary Division First Place Winner, Arianna Galvez

Chamisa Elementary School, LAPS (Teacher Renee Mitsunaga).

Middle School First Place Winner, Sofia Kunz

El Dorado Community School, SFPS (Teacher Roni Rohr).

Grand Prize Winner, Jeanie Vo
Del Norte High School, APS (Teacher Nikki Turman).


12th grade, V. Sue Cleveland High School

Teacher Michelle St. Andre


One winner in each category below will be awarded an assortment of art supplies worth $100.  The art teachers will receive an assortment of classroom art supplies worth $300.

     High School Winner                           Middle School Winner                         Elementary Winner

Kena W.,  6th grade

Teacher: Renee Mitsunaga

Chamisa Elementary School

Kiana L., 12th grade

Teacher: Juliette Beck

Public Academy for Performing Arts

Eden H., 8th grade

Teacher: Juliette Beck

Public Academy for Performing Arts

All participating teachers will receive a “Gift of Participation” from Sargent Art.

Thank you very much!

2018 Winner

2019 Winner

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Katie Fox, V. Sue Cleveland HS student

(Michelle Sanchez-St.Andre, Teacher)

Jeanie Vo, Del Norte HS student

(Nikki Turman, Teacher)

State of New Mexico's


Lillie McQuerry