Juried International Exhibition and Global Art Contest: WAR OR PEACE

This Global Art Competition, Art Exhibition and Fundraiser has the purpose of creating and increasing awareness about The Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  Through the eyes of the artist: What does War or Peace look like – from a human rights standpoint?  How does War or Peace affect human rights?  Answer through your artwork.

If you are selected, your top work will be exhibited in the 3D virtual gallery and appear in the group video.  If you submitted more than one piece, all of your works will be included in your 30-second video and webpage.

​We are inviting entries from artists of all countries to illustrate their creative thoughts on this subject.  Let’s showcase your talent to the global public and help raise funds for Youth for Human Rights, Washington, D.C. Chapter.

​​Entry Fee: NONE

Submission Deadline:  Monday, August 15, 2022

Prizes:  Youth Category:  1st Place – $100  •  2nd Place – $50
               Adult Category:  1st Place – $100  •  2nd Place – $50


Gallery Exhibition Artists:  Notifications will be emailed by August 31, 2022

Prize Winners: Announced on September 21, 2022, during the opening.


  1. Watch the 8-min. video, “What Are Human Rights?” https://www.youthforhumanrights.org/what-are-human-rights/
  2. Watch at least three of the thirty one-minute Public Service Announcement videos listed below.
  3. Your artwork must be relative to the theme. (See list below of the 30 Human Rights.)
  4. All ages welcome (Youth and Adult have separate categories.)
  5. All entries must be submitted online
  6. All media, including video, are accepted.  Video files must be less than 128 MB.
    Allowed file types: mov, or mp4.
  7. One entry form submitted per artist (upload up to three artworks.)
  8. The competition is open to artists anywhere in the world.
  9. The decision of the Jurors is final.
  10. The artwork submitted by the artists may be used for further marketing, publications or exhibitions. Art images with copyright watermarks and pending patents are not accepted.
  11. By submitting artworks, the artists agree to grant the Organizers limited Use Rights.  Read Use Rights Agreement Here.

Sales Commissions:  

40% to benefit Youth for Human Rights, Washington, D.C. Chapter.

NOTE: Original works or prints may be offered.  Artwork not for sale is also accepted.


FOR QUERY : Contact Goodridge: [email protected]


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