Special Events

Competitions

HiArt encourages its students to participate in competitions of all types to expand their creative and artistic horizons. Not only will this help them build their portfolio, but it will also continuously help develop their artistic and linguistic skills because they will need to create their own artist’s statement to support their visual graphics. Here are all the competitions you can join! We will be constantly updating this page with new competitions.

Ongoing Competitions

Giving thought as to what peace on earth means to them. What would the world look like, if there was Peace on Earth.

Theme: May Peace Prevail On Earth

Age Group: 5 – 16 Years Old

Closing Date: 31 Aug 2022

Organized by: Peace Pals International

For more information regarding the contest, click here!

IIX’s flagship campaign, the SHE IS MORE Global art competition rallies all charitable hearts and art enthusiasts around the world to support the foundation to raise funds for women and children causes that help to alleviate and empower them.

We welcome all young artist to join this competition and celebrate women’s resilience all around the world.

Theme: Resilience

Age Group: 10 – 18 Years Old

Closing Date: 11 Sept 2022

Organized by: IIX Foundation

For more information regarding the contest, click here!

The Art of Conservation® Songbird Art Contest™ is an art competition hosted by Wildlife Forever, focused on sharing the wonder and species diversity of North American songbirds. Building off the successful Wildlife Forever Fish Art Contest® and inspired by the legacy of artist and conservationist Jay Norwood Darling, participants will learn about a North American Songbird Species and compete for prizes and international recognition.

Age Group: 5 – 18 Years Old

Closing Date: 30 Nov 2022

Organized by: Wildlife Forever

For more information regarding the contest, click here!

Beyond the community gardens, residents in Tampines are exposed to many forms of sustainable farming methods. We have hydroponics farming in Our Tampines Hub, the high-tech vertical farm at Block 146 and the rooftop urban farm at Block 723A.

Soon, Tampines will be piloting fish farming in containers and provide you with the know-how and tools for corridor farming. The future of farming in Tampines knows no limits, and we would like you to express it in your drawings!

Submit a drawing of how the future of farming will be like for Tampines in 2030 and beyond. You can draw inspiration from the farming initiatives in Tampines mentioned above. All entries must be accompanied by a 30-word (maximum) description based on the theme.

Theme: The Future of Farming in Tampines

Age Group: 7 Years Old and Above

Closing Date: 14 August 2022

Organized by: Tampines Town Council

For more information regarding the competition, click here!

After two years of hiatus due to the pandemic, we are bringing back the National Junior Watercolour competition to be held in conjunction with Singapore Watercolour Society (SWS) exhibition. The 14th edition competition aims to promote the art of watercolour painting and to instil the public awareness and appreciate of arts especially the younger artists.   

 

There are attractive cash prizes to be won. All winners and participants will be presented a Certificate. Registration is free. All paintings must be done solely by the participants.  Works will be disqualified if found to have received help from parents, teachers or friends.

Theme: My Beautiful Singapore

Closing Date: 30 July 2022

Organized by: Singapore Watercolour Society (SWS)

For more information regarding the competition, click here!

To sign up for their Online Zoom Watercolour Techniques Sharing Session (2 Jul 2022, 10 am), click here!

Singapore Red Cross helps to raise vital awareness about blood donors for their unwavering commitment! Donating blood is an act of solidarity. Join the effort and save lives!

Theme: Design your own Stress Ball

Closing Date: 24 July 2022

Organized by: Singapore Red Cross

For more information regarding the contest, click here!

Junior Sketch for Survival helps to raise vital awareness about species extinction and biodiversity loss while also raising funds for projects around the world. 2022 is the first year they will have run a Junior Competition – previously its been a category of their successful Sketch For Survival initiative.

Categories: Endangered Wildlife and At-risk Wild Spaces

Closing Date: 30 June 2022

Organized by: Explorers Against Extinction

For more information regarding the contest, click here!

The 11th annual Ocean Awareness Contest is a platform for young people to learn about environmental issues through art-making and creative communication, explore their relationship to a changing world, and become advocates for positive change. Students ages 11-18 from around the world are invited to participate.

Theme: The Funny Thing About Climate Change

Closing Date: 13 June 2022

Organized by: Bow Seat

For more information regarding the contest, click here!

LOF encourages participants, in particular youths, to express their thoughts on organ donation and transplantation through art and writing. Designed with the perspective to be consonant with the goals of the Ministry of Education (MOE)’s Character and Citizenship Education (CCE) curriculum, inculcating values of responsibility, compassion, empathy and altruism by providing insights into the delicate and emotive nature of the topic of organ donation and transplantation. Top winners of the Festival will have their artworks or essays actualised as collaterals to be distributed at NOTU’s publicity events held nationwide.

Theme: Expression x Everyday Things

Closing Date: 27 May 2022

Organized by: National Organ Transplant Unit and Live On – Support Organ Donation

For more information regarding the competition, click here!

This year’s contest serves as a platform for aspiring and emerging young artists to engage in environmental education as they explore their interaction with a world that is constantly changing and advocate for positive changes through visual art and creative communication.

Theme: Humanity and Nature

Closing Date: 18 April 2022

Organized by: Arts Association of Singapore (AAS)

For more information regarding the competition, click here!

MILL is a design competition that reflects the granular, holistic nature of the Holland Village precinct — an eclectic enclave formed and shaped by old and new, local and global. What does Holland Village mean to you? Who are your favourite villagers? We invite you to express your personal anecdotes, memories and the unique personalities of Holland Village through the design of a public art bench.

Closing Date: 30 April 2022

Organized by: One Holland Village

For more information regarding the competition, click here!

This competition aims to enable students to gain a better understanding and appreciation of the importance of designs reflected on Singapore stamps. As a result, students have the opportunity to express their creativity in the design of the background that they create to compliment the stamps and to think outside the box

Closing Date: 20 May 2022

Organized by: Children’s Museum Singapore (formerly Singapore Philatelic Museum)

For more information regarding the competition, click here!

Calling all young Climate Champions! If you’re aged between 4-11 and have been taking action to help climate and nature, we want to see it! We challenge you to get creative and make a piece of art to show how you have been helping climate and nature.

Closing Date: 28 February 2022

Organized by: New Forest National Park

For more information regarding the contest, click here!

This competition is to give students a voice about how they view the environmental issues in the world in which they live, whether local or global. In addition, it is also to provide students a platform to raise awareness about the environmental issues important to them and move others to take action through the creation of their work.

Theme: Plant the Seed

Closing Date: 24 January 2022

Organized by: EarthX

For more information regarding the contest, click here!

Global Canvas is David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation (DSWF)’s annual children’s art competition which is open to groups and individuals aged 16 and under including friends, art clubs and schools (including a class, year group or entire school). It’s a fantastic way to encourage creativity, to display thought and concern for our planet’s environment and the incredible wildlife that inhabits it.

Theme: Forests of Land and Sea

Closing Date: 11 January 2022

Organized by: David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation

For more information regarding the contest, click here!

Secondary school students aged 13 to 16 years old to express themselves and showcase their creativity through imaginative and creative works of art and channelling their skill to
promote cleaner habits among Singapore residents. Students should create interesting designs which will encourage and motivate everyone in the community to “feed” the monster bins (instead of throwing it on the ground). The designs should encourage others in the broader community to play a part in binning their trash correctly and reducing littering of the public spaces in Singapore.

Closing Date: 30 November 2021

Organized by: The Public Hygiene Council (PHC)

For more information regarding the contest, click here!

Our Students' Participations

The following are our students’ works that they have participated in past competitions

The SOTA Primary 6 Art Competition was launched in 2018 as one of SOTA’s outreach programmes to encourage and provide a platform for young artists to express their creativity and hone their talents in Visual Arts, and has since become an annual nation-wide drawing and painting competition.

Theme: My Future World

Organized by: SOTA

Supported by: Mapletree

These 2 students are one of the Top 50 finalists!

Qin Qian Han
Telok Kurau Primary School

Goh Jia En Leia
Pei Chun Public School

The aim of this competition is to promote the art of watercolour painting and to promote public awareness and appreciation of the arts, especially in the young.

Theme: My Beautiful Singapore

Organized by: Singapore Watercolour Society

This student has won the A Category—Consolation Award

Aariz Ubaydullah Bin Azman
West Grove Primary School