Co-organized by: CMIC HOLDINGS Co., Ltd.
Special thanks to The KeithHaring Foundation, Miss Grand Japan
Supposed by Agency for Cultural Affairs (Government of Japan), Yamanashi Prefecture,
Yamanashi Prefecture Board of Education, Hokuto City, Hokuto City Board of Education
Hokuto City the Art, Culture and Sports Promotional Fund Program 2021
The International Children’s Drawing Contest hopes to give children from all over the world, from ages 4 to 18, chance to expand their creativities through art to step into the future.
Officially recognized by the Keith Haring Foundation, this contest has many children from all over the world submit their best works each year.
Theme of 2021: From Now On
Will things change from now on?
What is going to happen to our future?
What is going to happen to our animals?
What is going to happen to our nature?
When does the change start?
Let’s see what your “from now on” looks like!
Atsushi Kitagawara Architects Inc., Tokyo
CMIC HOLDINGS Co., Ltd., Tokyo
Patricia Field (Costume Designer / Stylist), New York
Eiji Kamimura (Mayor of Hokuto City), Yamanashi
Kotaro Nagasaki (Governor of Yamanashi Prefecture), Yamanashi
Kazuo Nakamura (Founder of Nakamura Keith Haring Collection), Yamanashi
Shinokuboo UGO (Art Space), Tokyo
Gil Vazquez (Director of the Keith Haring Foundation), New York
Kaoru Yanase (Senior Advisor of Nakamura Keith Haring Collection / Art Critic), New York
Eriko Yoshii (National Director of Miss Grand Japan), Tokyo
Hiromi Yoshii (Chief Director of Kiyoharu Art Colony Foundation Yoshii), Yamanashi
How to enter
April 20th, 2021 – September 15th, 2021
*The winners will be contacted by September 30th, 2021
Award Ceremony: October 30th, 2021
4 – 18 Years Old
Division I Ages 4-8
Division Ⅱ Ages 9-12
Division Ⅲ Ages 13- 18
1. Size of the artwork MUST BE no larger than A4 (21.0×29.7cm).
Two-dimensional work only. (Watercolors, oil painting, crayons, color pencils,
collages, prints etc.)
2. Please include the following information with your drawing:
A) Name and gender (English alphabet)
B) E-mail address ( in capitals)
C) Address (including zip code)
D) Telephone number
E) Name of your school and grade
G) Title of your drawing
H) Description of your drawing (Optional)
3. Drawing must be by the entrant and must not be shown or published elsewhere
until the contest is over.
* All rights of entered artwork belong to the organizer.
Entered artwork will not returned.
Submission and inquiry
If shipping to Japan is not available for those who live in the area of limitations,
we are admitting the works by email.
Please make sure to include your work and entry sheet in high-resolution PDF format.
Nakamura Keith Haring Collection
10249-7 Kobuchizawa, Hokuto, Yamanashi, Japan 4080044