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Polar Bears

Ar(c)t(ic) Design Contest

Are you a kid who cares about Earth?
Create an original piece of art to inspire others to feel the same!
  • Contest is open to all kids around the world!

  • ACCEPTED MEDIUMS: ALL! Paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography, video, digital, mixed media, textiles.


Panel of Judges

Hayes Baxley: Underwater Filmmaker

Dr. Alli Fong: Biological Oceanographer & Polar Ecologist

Ellen Ito: Artist & Curator

Pat Kane: National Geographic Photographer & Explorer

Mike Libecki: National Geographic Explorer

Sven-Olof Lindblad: Founder & CEO, Lindblad Expeditions

Mikaela Loach: Climate Justice Activist

Kiliii Yüyan: National Geographic Photographer & Explorer 



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$100 for one artist 5-7 years old
$100 for one artist 8-10 years old
$100 for one artist 11-13 years old
$100 for one artist 14-17 years old

Grand Prize for one Seattle-based artist:

Party for TEN kids at the Seattle Kraken Ice-Plex! 

Pizza, prizes & ice skating!

A selection of submissions will be featured at an exhibit at The National Nordic Museum!

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