STEAM City Art Contest

2017 STEAM City Art Contest

The Wichita River Festival’s STEAM City event showcases the diverse and exciting roles that Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) play in our every day lives. As a longtime supporter of the local arts community, Emprise Bank is hosting an art contest for Kansas' youth to be showcased at the STEAM City event. We invite you to participate!

Grades K-12

Age Categories: 5-9, 10-14, 15-18

Subject Matter: Kansas or Wichita

Medium: Two-dimensional drawing, painting, or sketch.

Each artist may submit two pieces.

Three First Place Winners: The first place winners in each age category will receive a $100 gift card and will have their art featured at Emprise Bank Center in downtown Wichita.

There will be one winner selected from each category through the following process: 3 Finalists from each category will be selected through a panel of judges and will be announced through social media posts on Emprise Bank’s Facebook page on, or around, June 2nd, 2017. The online votes linked to these posts will add to the total number of votes for the piece of art. Finalist’s art will also be on display at the STEAM City Event on June 4th, 2017. Attendees of the event will be given the chance to vote on the art within each category. The highest total combined number of online votes and votes from the STEAM City Event will determine the winner of each category. Winners will be announced through a Social Media post on or around June 10th, 2017.


Submit your piece of art to any of the three participating Emprise Bank locations by Friday, May 26.

Entry Form

See official rules for details.

Download Event Flyer