THEME: SUMMER LOVE! What do you love about summer?

River Tree Arts is happy to announce that we are hosting a Youth Art Contest! Contestants can work on their pieces starting July 1 and entries must be received by August 1.  Works should be completed on paper no bigger than 8.5 x 11 using materials such as paint, pencils, crayons, colored pencils, pastels, and charcoal.

3 age groups:  ages 6 and under, ages 7 – 11, ages 12 – 17.


All entries are due August 1.



1st Place Winners: There will be 1 first place winner in each age group. Winners will receive a $25 gift card to Kennebunk Toy Co and their artwork will be professionally framed by Industry Framing.

2nd Place Winners: There will be 1-second place winner in each group. Winners will receive a special art gift bag.

Industry Framing
53 Western Ave, Kennebunk ME, 04043

Kennebunk Toy Co
14 Main St,Kennebunk, Maine


Please submit works along with an additional paper that includes:

  • Child’s first and last name
  • Age
  • Contact information (to return artwork)
  • A brief description of their artwork in their own words


To enter your child’s work

  1. DROP OFF     
    Friday, July 31 (5pm – 7pm)  -or-  Saturday, August 1, 10am – 12pm

    Drop off your piece on Friday, July 31 between 5pm – 7pm, or Saturday August 1 10am – 12pm, curbside at River Tree Arts, 35 Western Ave, Lower Village, Kennebunk. A River Tree employee will be there to pick up your artwork curbside. All artwork will be returned at a later date.
  2. EMAIL
    Email 3 photos of the art piece to Please include your child’s name, age, and a brief description of their piece.

All entries are due AUGUST 1.


Please reach out to Cathryn with any questions. Thank you!


(all artwork WILL be returned at a later date)