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Additionally, all artists with accepted entries should receive an e-mail containing further instructions and additional forms. If your name is on our list and you have not received this e-mail by the end of day on Saturday, January 17th, please contact us via email at .

We thank all the artists who participated in his venture, and sincerely wish we could have admitted more works into our exhibition. There were so many amazing pieces submitted! We hope that you will consider entering our next contest, Trash to Treasure, which focuses on recycled art and will be announced this month. Be sure to sign up for our newsletter on our website and follow us on social media for important announcements.


We also encourage EVERYONE to attend the

Racial Harmony art awards ceremony on

Saturday, January 30th at 3 pm (MT).

The link to attend will be made available SOON,

We hope to see you there and thank you!

After careful evaluation and consideration, all entries to Racial Harmony have been judged. We received 122 submissions and sadly were unable to admit all entries into our exhibition. To see whether your submission was admitted, please refer to our official list of admitted works below.

Racial Harmony

Art Awards Ceremony & Exhibit

January 3oth @ 3:00pm


Racial Harmony. Show us how you interpret this theme, through the visual arts.



  • This competition is open to ALL ages- students and adults in the El Paso, Las Cruces, and Juarez regions. 

  • You may enter individual or group projects in this show.

  • All artwork must be the sole creation of the individual submitting the work unless it is a group project.

  • Artwork must not depict overly graphic images of violence or sexual content.

  • All artwork must be submitted digitally.

  • This exhibit is open to all media, 2-d, and 3-d.

  • This contest is free to enter. 

  • Due to the difficulty of translating 3-d artwork to a 2-d format, sculptural pieces will not be considered for the Mural Choice Award. 


General Competition Classification & Entry Limitations


Division I

Elementary Students

Division II

Middle School Students

Division III

High School Students

Division IV





In each division, there will be a first, second, and third place. Below is the breakdown of the prize amounts. 


Mural Choice Award

One artwork will be chosen to be turned into a mural in El Paso. Building location TBD. This individual will also receive $350. 







High School

1st- $150


3rd- $75


Middle School



3rd- $35


Elementary School

1st- $50

2nd- $35

3rd- $25



Art Contest Schedule & Location


Entry Deadline

We will be taking photo submissions for this competition.

All entries should be submitted to no later than

Saturday, January 2nd 11:59 pm. 


If submitting for a 3-d artwork:

  • Include photos from multiple angles

  • Make sure the lighting is good

  • Make sure your photos are not blurry


If submitting for a 2-d artwork: 

  • Include a full photo of your artwork in addition to a detail shot

  • Make sure the lighting is good

  • Make sure your photos are not blurry



**Any photos that do not match what the artwork looks like in person are subject to disqualification. 



A committee will judge all submissions based on style, craftsmanship, and whether the artist stuck to the specified theme. You will be notified whether you were chosen for the exhibit on or before Saturday, January 9th.




If you are chosen to be in the show, the virtual gallery and awards ceremony will take place on Saturday, January 16th, at 2pm.



Artwork will be published on the Green Hope Project website and on other social media outlets for advertising purposes.


Contact Us

For questions or additional information:

Contact Name: Candie Printz


Phone: (915) 731-6271

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