This week, the Endangered Species Coalition announced the 40 semifinalist entries in the 2017 Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest. 

More than 1,400 young people representing nearly every state in the country submitted artistic entries to the contest displaying an amazing level of creativity and talent. These 40 entries will be judged by an esteemed panel of judges on four primary artistic elements:

  • Concept: How well does the work relate to the endangered species theme?
  • Composition: How well do the elements of line and form work together?
  • Color: How does color enhance the artwork?
  • Expression: How imaginatively does the work convey an idea or emotion?

You can view all entries below or view them by grade category on this page. Thank you to everyone who entered!

The Grand Prize Winner and Grade Category Winners will be announced April 25th. 

The Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest is a key part of our annual Endangered Species Day celebration and actions. You can learn more about Endangered Species Day and how you can get involved at


2017 Saving Endangered Species youth Art Contest Semifinalists

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1 comment on “Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest Semifinalists Announced

  1. I’ve seen all the entries in the page. I like the Falcon one since cause I think it shows us that there’s still hope in preserving the wildlife while all the on-going modernization of out country.

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