Youth Art Month

Statewide Capitol Exhibit 

Updated each Fall 

 Submission Form (Required)

Must be completed by Feb 1.

This program celebrates K-12 art education with a month-long public exhibit in the Missouri State Capitol.  All MAEA members are eligible to submit up to (4) student entries of their choosing by February 1st, for display from mid-February through March. 

*Can't attend the ceremony?  We'll miss you, but ceremony attendance is not required to participate in the exhibit! 

2024 Theme:

Dreaming Through Art!  

Youth Art Month Capitol Exhibit Recognition and Awards

Make plans to attend the Awards and Recognition Ceremony at the Missouri State Capitol (First Floor Rotunda) 

MARCH 4, 2024!

Ceremony begins at 11 am. 

Share your Youth Art Month photos with or tag us on social media:


2024 Youth Art Month Winners


2024 Dreaming Through Art!

2024 YAM Ceremony Presentation



2024 YAM Flag Design Contest Winner

Congratulations,Makynna Baker, grade 11

Troy Buchanan High School (Rosemary Ziegler, Educator)

2022 Youth Art Month Winners

2022 YAM Flag Winner: Lula George

Cole R-I Russellville 6th grade

Art Educator- Amy Potts

2021 Youth Art Month Award Winners

See the Missouri entry in the NAEA 2021 YAM Presentation

MAEA Youth Art Month Exhibition 2021

MAEA Youth Art Month Virtual Show 2021

2021 YAM Flag Winner: Deanna Chapman

Marshfield High School 12th grade

Art Educator- Tina Hyde


2020 Youth Art Month Video

If you have trouble viewing the video:

 Follow this link to see both YAM and the Senate Show walkthroughs. 

2020 Youth Art Month Award Winners

President's Choice Lower Elementary: 

Kimber Nelson, Pumpkin  

Art Educator- Lori Atkins

President's Choice Upper Elementary: 

Cadence Johnson

Art Educator- Courtney Morrill 

President’s Choice Middle School: 

Vann Aubrey, Chill Owl

Art Educator - Tessa Courtoise

President’s Choice High School:  

Lorena Farrell

Art Educator Susan Buffington 

Sargent Art Award: 

Caprice Pope, Eyes of Green 

Art Educator- Lana Dawson

Governor’s Choice: 

Allison Gant, Olde Town Road 

Art Educator- Kim Meneses

Governor’s Mansion: 

Keion Greives, Winter Tree 

Art Educator- Lianne Hollander