The 13th Nakamura Keith Haring Collection International Children’s Drawing Contest

The entry form can be downloaded  here


Co-organized by: CMIC HOLDINGS Co., Ltd.

Special thanks to The KeithHaring Foundation, Miss Grand Japan

Supposed by 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?

This moment?


This year?

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

Application Period

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

【Entry instruction】

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

F) Age

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.


State of last year’s award ceremony

State of last year’s workshop


* All rights of entered artwork belong to the organizer.

Entered artwork will not returned.

The entry form can be downloaded  here


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

TEL  +81.551.36.8712

Instagram: @nakamurakeithharingcollection

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Twitter: @nakamura_haring