For those creative members, Western Fraternal Life has a Youth Art Contest and Photo Contest just for you. Winners receive cash prizes and are featured in the Fraternal Herald and the website. To learn more about our creative contests, scroll down.
To view most recent winners, see below.
Youth Art Contest Winners (2016)
Photo Contest Winners (2016)
This year, our theme is:Self Portrait
Artists have been practicing self-portraits for a long time. You can create your self-portrait by looking in a mirror and trying to re-create what you see, using a photo of yourself as material, create a cartoon, or embrace any creative take of who you are.
Any original drawing of the theme mentioned above; no smaller and no larger than 8½" x 11". All entries must be on plain paper or poster board suitable for mounting. Do not use tracing or light weight paper.
Colored pencils, crayons, water colors, markers, poster paints, ink, oils, acrylics, or mixed media. No chalk!
Entries are due May 31, 2017.
Entries need to include a school photo (if possible), along with your name, address and phone number. Please put your name on the back of your entry and on your photo. Describe what you have drawn on another sheet of paper.
Category 1 (age 5-7): 1st $25, 2nd $15, 3rd $10
Category 2 (age 8-9): 1st $30, 2nd $20, 3rd $15
Category 3 (age 10-12): 1st $35, 2nd $25, 3rd $20
Category 4 (age 13-15): 1st $55, 2nd $35, 3rd $25
Art Contest, Western Fraternal Life,
1900 First Avenue NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-5372
Western reserves the right to reproduce entries.