• Application open: June 1st, 2022
  • Submission date: July 31st, 2022
  • Jury date: August 2nd, 2022
  • Opening (Virtual Gallery): August 8th, 2022
  • Closing (Virtual Gallery): August 31st, 2022

  • Design must include concepts related to The Children’s Home of Pittsburgh & Lemieux Family Center
    • Familiarize yourself by browsing our website
  • Artwork must be submitted as digital files or vector images.
    • Note that design must be able to be sized to 2 1/8-inch circle, as it will be converted into a die for cutting metal to create ornaments (only one side of the ornament will feature a design)
  • Place the year “2022” and artist signature in the design (does not have to be prominent)
  • Artists will provide resume/CV/vitae and links to digital portfolio
  • Artists may submit only one entry
  • Submissions will not be limited to a geographic location
  • There are no fees to enter the competition
  • Winner will receive one (1) $250 gift card, two (2) tickets to our Annual Shake Your Booties Gala, five (5)  ornaments for friends and family, and coverage in our newsletter, on our website and social media

By submitting work to The Children’s Home of Pittsburgh for the 1st Annual Design Competition, The Children’s Home shall have perpetual intellectual property rights over prize-winning works and other non-winning works it may acquire, including the right to use, produce or reproduce, prepare derivative works of the designs for whatever purpose and whichever form as may be deemed fit by (competition sponsor/organizer) without further compensation to the artist or his heirs and assignees. Furthermore, the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize winners may not use their entries for any other purpose or submit their entries to other competitions/contests.

Please contact Taylor Dozier, with questions.