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Ahtna Kanas Summer 2021

2022 Calendar Youth Artwork Contest

The youth artwork contest for Ahtna’s 2022 wall calendars is now open to Ahtna, Inc. shareholders and shareholder descendants between the ages of 5-17. The theme is: Our Culture Unites Us; Our Land Sustains Us; Our People Are Prosperous. Contest winners will have their artwork featured in the 2022 Ahtna Wall Calendar and receive a $50 cash prize.

Painting by Ruby Tansy

The deadline to submit artwork is Friday, October 1, 2021, at 5 p.m. (AKDT). Winners will be selected and notified by Monday, October 18, 2021.


  • Artwork must be original.
  • Submissions may be painted, hand drawn, photography or digital.
  • Artwork is not to exceed letter size dimensions (11 inches by 8.5 inches) and should be landscape format (horizontal orientation).
  • Photographs must be submitted as a high-resolution JPEG, with a minimum of 300 dpi.
  • Digital artwork must be submitted as a scanned PDF or a high-resolution photo of the art, with a minimum of 300 dpi.
  • A completed application, including parent/guardian signature, must be submitted with the artwork.
  • Artwork will not be returned unless advance written request is made.

Entries will be reviewed by a selection committee and judged on multiple aspects such as quality, creativity and representation of the theme.


Complete the 2022 Wall Calendar Youth Artwork Contest Entry Form at

Please submit the completed form and upload a digital version of the artwork. To create a digital version of the artwork, take a high-resolution digital photo or scan of the art in good lighting.

For more information, please contact the Ahtna Corporate Communications department at