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2022 Korean American Day Art Contest
  • Announcement
  • Tuesday, August 03, 2021
2022 Korean American Day Art Contest

1. Contestants: Kindergarten ~ 12th Grade

2. Submission Deadline:  October 13(Wed.), 2021; Must be postmarked by Oct 13.                  

3. Submission Location:  Korean Education Center in Los Angeles  

                                        (680 Wilshire Place, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90005)

                                        You may submit via post mail 

4. Awardee Announcement: November 4, 2021 (

5. Award Ceremony:  January 8th, 2022

                                   Korean Education Center in Los Angeles

                                   680 Wilshire Place, Los Angeles, CA 90005

                                   In case the ceremony is not possible due to COVID19,

                                   we will mail the award certificate to your address.

6. Exhibition: 

    1st Art Exhibition:  Nov. 29, 2021 – Dec. 10, 2021

                                  Korean Education Center in Los Angeles 1st Fl Lobby 

                                  680 Wilshire Pl. Los Angeles, CA 90005

    2nd Art Exhibition:  Dec. 15, 2021 – Dec. 19, 2021 

                                   Cerritos Library (18025 Bloomfield Ave., Cerritos, CA 90703)

                                   In case Cerritos Library cannot hold the exhibition due to COVID 19,

                                   we will have the exhibition only at KECLA. 

     Online Exhibition:   Dec. 01, 2021, on 

7. AWARDS:                              

Grand Prize: Trophy and Artwork included in 2022 Calendar & $500 Scholarship

1st Place (Per Grade): Plaque & $100 Scholarship & Artwork included in 2022 Calendar 

2nd Place (Per Grade):$50 Scholarship & Artwork included in 2022 Calendar

Honorable Mention (Per Grade): Certificate & Artwork included in 2021 Calendar


       Special Awards:

National Unification Advisory Council, Los Angeles Chapter: $100 Scholarship x 3 awardees 

Korean War POW Affairs: $100 Scholarship x 5 awardees

Korean American Foundation of USA: $100 Scholarship x 5 awardees

Hongik Minhwa Design Institute: $100 Scholarship x 2 awardees

8. Art Theme:  

K~5th Grade: Korea inside America 

6th~12th: The History and Culture of Korean Americans                                 

9. Guidelines for Art:  1) 11” x 14” or 14” x 17” paper or canvas (No Newsprint)

                                   2) 2D (two-dimensional) artwork     

                                   3) Any materials (pencils, crayons, paints, etc.) 

                                   4) Please submit only one artwork per person

                                       Please make sure to tape the APPLICATION and the STATEMENT

                                       on the back of the submitting artwork.

10. Attachment: Application Form      

11. Questions:  /


Excluding the winners, please pick up your artwork 1 month after the date of the award announcement.  

KECLA will not be responsible for any artwork not picked up after 1 month.

Awarded artworks may be utilized for other exhibitions and events related to the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the 4.29 LA riots. 


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