Emerging Youth Artist

Emerging Youth Artist Competition

Whether your goal is for your work to grace museum halls or just the local library, here’s a chance to kick-start your dream!  In an online competition, participants will be asked to produce a video showcasing their unique craft highlighting their individual style and personality. 

Participants will gain support by engaging the local community to vote for their video online. One lucky winner will then have his/her craft featured at the Kid’s “Creative Kingdom” at the Vail Arts festival!*

  • Participants will adhere to specific guidelines (materials, theme, format, size etc.)
  • All entries must be in the form of a five minute video submitted online
  • The top tallied video wins

Sponsor benefits include:

  • Logo in all promotional materials, mentions, and signage
  • Co-branded mention on main event website
  • One (1) Co-branded print ad in Vail Daily
  • Three (3) On –air radio mentions (KSKE)

Concept pending approval by festival organizers and some elements subject to change.

2023 Details

Dates & Times:

  • Friday, June 16th, 2023
    (9:30AM – 6PM)
  • Saturday, June 17th, 2023
    (9:30AM – 6PM)
  • Sunday, June 18th, 2023
    (9:30AM – 4PM)


Beautiful Vail, Colorado:

  • Lionshead Mall
  • Arrabelle at Vail Square

What To Expect:

A three-day outdoor celebration of visual arts:

  • Over 60 artists showcasing digital art, drawing, fiber, glass, graphics and print making, metal works, wood, mixed media, ceramics, paintings, photography, sculpture, jewelry, and fashion
  • Emerging Artists Program
  • Children’s “Creative Kingdom” art activity area
  • Lionshead merchant specials and promotions

Artist Participation: