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All-ages community art contest: $1,500 in prizes for ‘My vision for Kensington’

We are so excited to launch our second art contest, with the theme: “My vision for Kensington.”  

We saw this contest as an opportunity for community members to communicate their neighborhood vision to those in or running for elected office at City Hall. 

This art contest is being organized by Kensington Voice, a community hub and newsroom serving Fairhill, Harrowgate, Kensington, and Norris Square.

Contest Theme

The contest theme is “My vision for Kensington.”

Acceptable Art Submission Types

Any visual artwork created by hand or digitally (such as collages, drawings, graphic design, illustrations, paintings, and more). No videos. 


A $375 top prize will be awarded to each category. Each winner’s work will be published on the Kensington Voice website and in an upcoming edition of Kensington Voice’s monthly newspaper.

Prize Categories 

  • Individuals (Grades K-8)
  • Individuals (Grades 9-12) 
  • Individuals (18+)
  • Groups (All Ages)


To submit an entry, artists must live in one of the following political wards

  • Ward 7
  • Ward 19
  • Ward 25
  • Ward 31
  • Ward 33
  • Ward 45

Contest Period

  • Enter By: May 5, 2023 @ 11:59 PM 
  • Public Voting: May 8-15, 2023 @ 11:59 PM 
  • Winner Announcement: Stay tuned for updates on our socials @kensingtonvoice 

How to Enter


If you have any questions, please contact us at

Editors: Siani Colón, Zari Tarazona Designer: Zari Tarazona