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The Way
I See
The World


Celebrate the diverse tapestry of mental health experiences. Share your unique vision and personal perspective on mental health through art.


heARTists is a collaborative platform where survivors of challenging experiences unite with artists to honor stories of trauma, abuse, and injustice with expressions of art, compassion, and empowerment.


What is the theme and purpose of the competition?

This competition serves the dual purpose of encouraging young artists to showcase their talents by interpreting the theme, "The Way I See The World," and raising awareness about mental health. Submit artwork that illustrates your relationship with emotions, mental health, and their impact on your life.


What is the winning prize?

$400 will be given to the grand prize winner. The winning artwork will also be displayed on our website and various social platforms.

*The cash amount will be sent via an e-visa gift card.


What are the categories?

Visual Arts:​

  • Drawing

  • Painting

  • Collage

  • Graphic design

  • Photography

  • Sculpture

  • Film

Performing Arts

  • Music

  • Composition

  • Dance

  • Choreography

  • Acting

  • Theatre


Who can enter?

Participants of all ages and skill levels are invited to join, and there is no cost associated with entering the competition.


Please click the link below for more details and make submission.



Deadline: November 12th, 2023


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