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Dialogue institute art contest (out of date)

Updated: Nov 8, 2023

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🎨 Calling all dedicated young artists and thoughtful minds! Prepare to embark on a journey of profound self-expression as you participate in our prestigious Art Contest. This competition challenges students to delve deep into the contemplative theme of "The Art of Living Together."

This contest theme invites students to explore the ways in which their art can promote harmony, peace, and mutual understanding. We encourage students to reflect on their unique experiences and perspectives in their "Art of Living Together" submission.

Subtopics for the "Art of Living Together" include, but are not limited to:

  • Embracing Diversity and Cultural Harmony: Showcasing the beauty of cultures coexisting peacefully, celebrating our differences, and finding common ground.

  • Advocating for Justice and Peace: Standing up for fairness, equal opportunities, and human rights while promoting peaceful ways to resolve conflicts.

  • Uniting through Inclusion and Gender Equality: Illustrating how unity can thrive in spite of differences, emphasizing the inclusion of people from all walks of life and highlighting the empowerment of all genders.

  • Becoming Global Citizens: Encouraging students to think about their role as responsible global citizens while discovering the importance of education in building bridges of understanding through shared cultural moments.


Dallas Institute Dallas – Dallas

1416 E. Collins Blvd.

Richardson, TX 75081

Contact Person: Beril Berk

Educational Programs Coordinator


1- Who can participate in the Art Contest?

Any High school, college, and university students in the DFW Metroplex area are eligible to participate.

2- What is the theme of the Art Contest?

The theme of the contest is "The Art of Living Together."

3- What are the subtopics for the theme "The Art of Living Together"?

Subtopics include embracing diversity, advocating for justice and peace, uniting through inclusion and gender equality, and becoming global citizens.

4- What is the timeline for the 2023-2024 Art Contest?

• Kick-off Date (Call for Submissions Opens): October 2, 2023

• Submission Deadline: January 20, 2024

• Judging Period: January 21 – February 10, 2024

• Finalists Announced: February 19, 2024

• Awards Ceremony and Exhibition: March 7, 2024 (Tentative)

5- When and where should the physical artwork be delivered?

The artworks must be delivered to Dialogue Institute Dallas at 1416 E. Collins Blvd. Richardson, Texas 75081 by January 20, 2024.

6- What types of art forms are accepted for submissions by students?

Students can submit artwork in various forms, including

1-Painting/Drawing/Digital Art

2- Photography

3- Video

*Each of the three categories will be judged and awarded separately.

7- Do high school students and college/university students compete against each other in the contest?

No, high school students and college/university students will compete separately.

8- What are the awards for the winners?

  • The awards for winners vary based on the category and placement. Here are the awards for high school and college/university students in the Drawing/Painting, Photography, and Video categories:

High School Students:

  • 1st Place: $400.00

  • 2nd Place: $300.00

  • 3rd Place: $200.00

  • Honorable Mention (Five Winners): $100.00 each

College/University Students:

  • 1st Place: $400.00

  • 2nd Place: $300.00

  • 3rd Place: $200.00

  • Honorable Mentions (Five Recipients): $100.00 each

Submission Forms

High School Level

  • Drawing/Painting - > Click Here <

  • Photography - > Click Here <

  • Videography - > Click Here <

College/University Level

  • Drawing/Painting - > Click Here <

  • Photography - > Click Here <

  • Videography - > Click Here <



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