Art Under 20 Exhibit space at ArtFest Fort Myers showcases

Digital • Drawing • Painting • Photography • 3D • Mixed Media • Recycled Materials

The ArtFest Fort Myers "Art Under 20" competition gives high school students a chance to exhibit their artwork to thousands of art festival patrons and compete for $10,000 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
  • $10,000 in cash awards
  • Awards for First, Second, and Third place, Best of Show, People’s Choice Award, Recycled Materials and more. All-new in 2022 an award for artwork that best portrays diversity, inclusion & equity.
  • Award Reception for the winners, family, teachers and guests. Gallery setting with yummy snacks and beverages.

Deadline to Apply: December 10, 2021
Entry Fee: $10 (1 artwork per student)

2021 Award Winners

Many thanks to Art Under 20 Sponsor ...

Suncoast Credit Union

Supporting Young Artists

Learn how to take great photos of your artwork so you can be featured on our virtual art festival, ArtFest@Home!

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Saturday and Sunday, February 5 & 6, 2022
Opening Night Friday, February 4
On the waterfront in historic downtown Fort Myers

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