2024 Rose Festival and Chalk It Up Art Contest

“Garden Puppy” by Rachel Bui – 2023 Best in Show

Gallery Exhibit: September 6th-28th, 2024

Artist Reception: Thursday, September 12th 5:30pm-7:30pm

Each year the Broken Arrow Rose Festival and “Chalk It Up!” An Art Festival team up for a community art contest held inside the Arts@302 gallery. Submissions are open to amateur and professional artists from pre-k age to senior citizens.

Cash prizes will be awarded to the 1st place in each age division. The theme of the 2024 art contest is In My Own Backyard.


Interested in participating but not quite ready to submit? Fill out the “reminder form” below to be added to our monthly email list reminding participants of the deadline.


Contest Information

  • Artwork Theme: The contest theme is In My Own Backyard. All artwork must represent the theme in some way. All artwork must be family friendly and void of any overtly political or sexual themes. Arts@302 reserves the right to refuse any artwork that does not comply to contest guidelines.
  • One Entry Per Person
  • Ready to Hang: All 2D submissions must be delivered ready to hang. Please have wire, sawtooths, or D-rings on the back of any framed work or canvases.
  • Accepted Sizes: 18” x 24” is the maximum size for paintings and drawings (frame dimensions not included). Works larger than this will not be accepted into the show.
  • Accepted Mediums in this show include (but are not limited to) drawings, paintings, sculptures, glass art, fiber art, mixed media and photography. Printed digital artworks are accepted but must be original.
  • Art Printed on Paper: (without a frame) must be matted.
  • Framed Pieces: Do not require matting. If pieces are matted, they can be any color.

If you are unsure if your submission fits into these guidelines, please contact Arts@302 at info@arts302.com or 918-936-2806.

Contest Age Divisions

  • Grades PreK-2nd
  • Grades 3rd-5th
  • Grades 6th-8th
  • Grades 9th-12th
  • Adults (Ages 19-59)
  • Senior (Ages 60+)
  • Professional

Medium Categories

  • Drawing, Painting, Photography
  • Mixed Media and Sculpture

Winning Entries: Cash awards and ribbons for first place in each division and category. Ribbons only for second and third place. People’s Choice will receive a ribbon and cash prize.

Awards will be given at the reception on Thursday, September 12th.

Submission and Drop-Off Information

All artwork must be submitted in the online form prior to drop-off.

Location: Arts@302, 302 S Main Street, Broken Arrow OK 74012

  • Tuesday, Sept 3rd, 12pm-7pm
  • Wednesday, Sept 4th, 12pm-7pm

Submitted artwork must be picked up September 30th-October 5 during Arts@302 business hours.



For any questions or concerns related to the art contest, please contact Arts@302 Arts@302 at info@arts302.com or 918-936-2806.