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Calling All Virginia Artists!

The “Power of Home” digital art contest open to all Virginians as part of Virginia Housing’s 50th anniversary.

The contest will award a total of $20,000 to multiple winners across three categories – school-age students, adult amateurs and adult professionals. Artwork will be showcased at the Virginia Governor’s Housing Conference in November

Important Details:

  • The contest opens Monday, Aug. 1, 2022, and closes at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022.
  • Virginia residents are invited to create and submit up to three digital images of one piece of original art that represents what the “Power of Home” means to them.
  • Acceptable 2D and 3D mediums for the original piece include painting (oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel), pen and ink, marker, crayon, photography, sculpture, mixed media, charcoal, digital paintings, and drawings.

How to Enter

Helpful Links

For a full list of contest rules, prizes and instructions on how to take a digital image of original artwork, visit


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