2017 KSM Art Contest

In celebration of “KOREAN WAY” located on Route 40 Howard County, Maryland; students Grades PreK through 12th are encouraged to submit an original artwork following the theme “Hwaiting Korea!”

Judging will be done in five age categories {PreK~Kindergarten, 1st~2nd, 3rd~5th, 6th~8th, and 9th~12th} with one total grand prize winner, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners, and honorable mentions in each category.

Contest Rules:

  • Each student may submit only one piece of artwork.
  • The student’s name must be written only on the back of the artwork.
  • Each piece of artwork must have a completed Contest Entry Form attached to the back with tape or clear glue stick.
  • Artwork must be submitted on a 9’’ x 12’’ piece of paper.
  • Digital copy will not be accepted.
  • Entries should not be framed or mounted.
  • All artwork must be two dimensional, using any of the following or its combination: watercolor, acrylic, oil paint, colored pencil, color marker, ink, charcoal, pastel, crayon, collage, computer-generated artwork, photography, or traced image.

All submitted artwork is owned by The Korean Society of Maryland.

Artwork Submission:

  • Entry fee will be $10 per student.
  • Participating teachers, coordinators, or parents must submit student’s original designs with the Contest
  • Entry Form glued or taped on the back through the U.S. Mail postmarked on or before August 11, 2017
    to: Hwaiting Korea Art Contest
    9256 Bendix Rd. Ste 206
    Columbia, MD 21045
  • Download KSM art contest entry form

For any questions please contact Yuni Choi at ksmartcontest@gmail.com

* Hwaiting(화이팅), originated from the English word “fighting” is a commonly used word of positive

encouragement and cheer among local Koreans.