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2021 Youth Art & Poetry Contest Winners

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First Place: Tung N. (Concord, CA)

Second Place: Ashley L. (New York, NY)
Second Place: Ivy W. (Cupertino, CA)

Third Place: Ashley A. (Los Angeles, CA)
Third Place: Isabel W. (San Francisco, CA)

Honorable Mention: Lucas D. (Millbrae, CA)
Honorable Mention: Madison K. (New York, NY)
Honorable Mention: Amy Y. (San Francisco, CA)

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First Place: Elicia C. (New York, NY)

Second Place: Jamie N. (Cupertino, CA)

Third Place: Kirstin S. (Fairfield, CA)

Honorable Mention: Kalysa C. (San Jose, CA)
Honorable Mention: Johanna K. (Plainview, NY)
Honorable Mention: Margaret M. (Santa Clara, CA)

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First Place: Madison K. (Staten Island, NY)

Second Place: Audrey L. (Burlingame, CA)
Second Place: Siddharth B. (Palo Alto, CA)

Third Place: Kimi S. (Palo Alto, CA)
Third Place: Yanna M. (Staten Island, NY)

Honorable Mention: Neha M. (Palo Alto, CA)
Honorable Mention: Jaein C. (Palo Alto, CA)


1. This contest is open to all students in grades 9-12 who are part of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.

2. This contest is designed to be an open theme event, as we encourage young AAPI writers, artists, and photographers to create anything, whether it expresses themselves as an individual or in representation of their community, or is meant to showcase their talents.
3. The submission must be your original and independent work, and belonging to one of three categories: poetry, art, or photography. You can submit in multiple categories, but are limited to only one entry per category. Please use a separate entry form for each submission.
4. Entries are free and accepted between now and 11/30/2021. Submit your entry electronically using the form below, and be sure to keep the original artwork.
5. One winner for each category will be selected. The results of the contest will be announced at the beginning of 2022 on the AAAA website, and the winners will be notified directly.
6. Winning entries and other selected entries will be hosted for exhibition by AAAA. By entering in the contest, you agree to have your entry published online on the AAAA website.
7. For more information about this contest, please contact the contest organizer directly via email: aaaabayarea@gmail.com. Visit aaaabayarea.org for more details about the organization.

Complete the form to submit your work.