Artwork Contest | Teen Ink

Artwork Contest — Portrait Face-Off!

This contest, you’ll be faced with creating portrait pieces! Get lively, get colorful, and show off your skills. 

Teen artists — this is a great chance to have your work published! We want to see how creative you can get with a portrait. Hurry and submit!

One winner and several nominees will be published in Teen Ink magazine. The overall winner will receive a $25 Amazon gift card!

Deadline: July 31st, 2022


  • Submissions should relate to the topic ("Portrait Face-Off!")

  • Teen Ink will only consider entries by teens

  • No inappropriate content

  • There is no limit to the number of pieces you can submit!

  • Be creative; test your limits; use your fantastic skills!

  • All artwork mediums accepted


  • Submit entries through our websiteAll entries submitted to Teen Ink are automatically considered for the contest. See our submission guidelines for more information.

  • To make sure your submissions are included in the contest, include "July 2022 Artwork Contest" in the first part of your submission's title (e.g. 2022 July Artwork Contest: My Best Friend).

  • Submissions must be a portrait piece


  • Winner and top nominees will be published in Teen Ink magazine!

  • Overall winner will receive a $25 Amazon gift card!