ADL is excited to provide a visual arts student contest, ONLY open to our current and active No Place for Hate schools and their students.  The purpose of this contest is to provide an opportunity for elementary, middle and high school students to submit original 2D artwork to convey their vision of a world without prejudice through art by responding to ONE of the themes below:


  • We Build Community?
  • We Find Common Ground?
  • Diversity is a Strength?
  • We Take Action Against Hate?
  • We Are Different, Together

The goal is to engage all students to create ART which demonstrates the process of moving from prejudice to action towards justice today. The aim is to showcase artists that will inspire ideas and renewed energy for what we can do to challenge bullying behavior, prejudice and discrimination.

Winners will be chosen in four age categories:

  • Grades K-2 (lower elementary)
  • Grades 3-5 (upper elementary)
  • Grades 6-8 (middle school)
  • Grades  9-12 (high school)

Deadline for ALL Art Submissions – Thursday December 20, 2019! (ONLY for registered No Place for Hate schools  for the 2019-2020 school year)

Student winners will be recognized and presented with their awards on at the No Place for Hate Celebration Breakfast April/May 2020, location TBD.   For more detailed information about the rules and guidelines, no matter which theme the artist chooses, see the flier below.

Click here to download the flyer
Click here to download Art Contest Entry Form 

For Middle and High School students, we encourage you to watch the video Imagine A World Without Hate to prompt your creative ideas for your artwork.  For educators, check out the Educator’s Guide, and this website for biographies of those featured in the video:  


Our 2018-19 art contest was a great success with remarkable art submissions. Thank you for all the artists, educators and families that participated in 2018-2019 This year’s art was spectacular and can been seen at the link: 2018-2019 Student Art Contest Winners

To view past year’s winners, visit the links below:

Check out ADL’s 2017-2018 Student Art Contest Winners

Check out ADL’s 2016-2017 Student Art Contest Winners

Check out ADL’s 2015-2016 Student Art Contest Winners 

Check out ADL’s 2014-2015 Student Art Contest Winners

Check out ADL’s 2013-2014 Student Art Contest winners