Youth Art Contest

Youth Art Month is an annual observance each March to emphasize the value of art education for all children. Art education develops self-esteem, appreciation of the work of others, self-expression, cooperation with others, and critical thinking skills. These skills are vital to the success of our future leaders, our children.


This year our theme is What do you want to be when you grow up? Draw a picture of yourself at your dream job, or how you see yourself as an adult. Be creative in how you see yourself in the future. Check out last year’s winners:

Winners of the 2012 Art Contest

Who Can Enter:
Any wfla member between the ages of 5 and 15.

What Can Be Entered:
     Any original drawing following the theme; no smaller and no larger than 8″ x 11″. All entries must be on plain white paper or posterboard suitable for mounting. (Do not use tracing or light weight paper).

What Materials Can Be Used:
     Colored pencils, crayons, water colors, markers, poster paints, ink, oils or acrylics. No chalk!

General Rules:

  • Artist must be a member of wfla.

  • Entry must be received by deadline (May 31).

  • Judges reserve the right to accept or reject any or all entries. Their decisions will be final.

  • Contestants may submit two entries.

  • Contestants can qualify for only one prize.

  • Winners will be announced in a future issue of the Fraternal Herald.

  • Work will be handled at the Home Office with the utmost care and will be returned.
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Western Fraternal Life Association was established in 1897 as a Czech fraternal benefit society, providing its members burial insurance, social and ethnic activities, and a means of preserving Czech heritage. Lodges were formed throughout the Midwest and members attended meetings and special events. Today the membership is open to those who are supportive of the purpose of the Association.

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