The ArtFest Fort Myers "Art Under 20" competition gives high school students a chance to exhibit your artwork to thousands of art festival patrons and compete for $9,000 in cash awards!

It's a great chance to build your art portfolio and get experience exhibiting your work.

  • All Lee County high school students are eligible to enter their artwork
  • Exhibition will be at ArtFest Fort Myers on February 2 & 3, 2019
  • $9,000 in cash awards
  • Ribbons for first, second, and third place, Best of Show, People’s Choice Award and more!

Use the online entry form to enter today!

Entry Form

To enter your artwork in Art Under 20, fill in this form completely, make sure everything is correct, and then click the button at the bottom. You'll then be able to print your application, sign it, and send it in with the $10 entry fee.

  • Art Work Submitted (only one piece of art per student)

  • Release and Acknowledgment

    I am making application to be an exhibitor in Art Under 20, a special feature of ArtFest Fort Myers, and agree that acceptance of my Entry Form commits me to participate in the 2019 Festival. My parent/guardian and I have read all the Rules and agree to abide by them and any other rules as may be established. My parent/guardian and I certify that all submitted and exhibited work is original and produced solely by the above named student and acknowledge that ArtFest Fort Myers, Inc. reserves the right to make final interpretations of all the Rules.

    We (student and parent/guardian) understand that there are no refunds or rain checks due to inclement weather or other acts of God.

    We (student and parent/guardian) release and forever discharge ArtFest Fort Myers, Inc., the volunteers, the City of Fort Myers, Suncoast Credit Union and the other sponsoring organizations, any other duly appointed representatives and the employees, agents, officers of each from any responsibility, personal liability, loss or damages arising out of or in connection with Art Under 20 and ArtFest Fort Myers. We (student and parent/guardian) further understand that this is an outdoor event in which humidity and/or other weather conditions may damage the artwork.

    In consideration of ArtFest Fort Myers, Inc.’s acceptance of this Entry Form, we (student and parent/guardian) agree to allow them use of images of me and my artwork for the purpose of promoting the Festival this year and in future years.

    To complete your application:

    1. Click the "continue" button below to print this form.
    2. Sign the printed form (artist's signature and parent/guardian signature).
    3. Attach an Entry Fee Check to “ArtFest Fort Myers, Inc.” in amount of $10.
    4. Give the original signed Entry Form and check to your Art Teacher
      OR mail to
      ArtFest Fort Myers
      Attn: Art Under 20
      1375 Jackson Street #401
      Fort Myers FL 33901

    Your signed application and entry fee MUST be received by ArtFest Fort Myers by Dec. 7, 2018. 

  • Sign the printed copy here.

    Artist's signature

    Date signed

    Parent/guardian signature

    Date signed
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Many thanks to Art Under 20 Sponsor ...

Suncoast Credit Union


Saturday and Sunday, February 2 & 3, 2019
10 am - 5 pm
On the waterfront in historic downtown Fort Myers

Opening Night: Friday, February 1 • 6 - 9 pm

Phone: 239-768-3602


WOW! The City of Fort Myers is an Arts powerhouse.

Did you know? Nonprofit arts and culture in Fort Myers generates $49.7 million in annual economic activity ... 1,389 full-time equivalent jobs ... and much more.