Calling all young artists!

What does ‘A Mothers’ Love’ mean to you? Capture the warmth and strength of motherly love through your artwork and submit them to MUMs for Life’s Mother’s Day Art Competition!

Winning entries and other selected pieces will be displayed at our Mother’s Day Art Exhibition in May. Don’t miss this chance to celebrate a mother’s love with your artistic talent!

Deadline for Submission: 12 April 2024

Register here!

A MESSAGE FOR MUMS & DADS

Thank you for encouraging your child to participate in the Art Competition. We value your desire to support your child in his/her artistic efforts. As this artwork is an expression of your child’s deep appreciation of a mother’s love, do allow them the freedom to work independently without undue pressure or interference. Remember that art is subjective, so celebrate your child’s unique style and embrace their authentic expression.

Psst.. Dads, take this opportunity to bond with your child and to enthusiastically support their creativity by providing them with the materials they need. Let’s keep it as a surprise gift for mum!

Drawing Competition Guidelines

Entry Details:

  • Create an original piece of artwork based on the theme ‘A Mother’s Love’.
  • Each student is only allowed to submit ONE piece of artwork.
  • Submitted artwork must be kept within the specified size – A3 (297mm x 420mm), otherwise it will be disqualified.
  • Artwork submitted must be the original creation of the student. There will be no plagiarism allowed.
  • At the back of the artwork, you will need to include the following:
    • Name, Birth Year, Name of School and Parent’s Contact Number.
    • A message of no more than 30 words to express your appreciation of motherly love.
  • Submissions with missing information (Name, Birth Year, Name of School, Parent’s Contact Number and accompanying message) will be considered as an incomplete entry and thus, disqualified.

Artwork Requirement:

  • The artwork must be two-dimensional.
  • Only traditional mediums are accepted. A combination of mediums may be used (e.g. paint, crayons, coloured pencils).
  • The use of added materials for embellishments are allowed provided that the artwork remains two-dimensional.
  • The size of the entry must be A3 (297 mm x 420 mm) only. Portrait and landscape orientations are both accepted.

The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entertained.

  • Clarity of Theme (30%)
  • Creativity and Originality (40%)
  • Art Technique (30%)

Categories:

The competition is open to all primary school students in Singapore, including students in international and private schools as well as home-schoolers.

  • Category B: Lower Primary School students (7 – 9 years old)
  • Category C: Upper Primary School students (10 – 12 years old)

Submission:

Artworks must be registered with the required information via the form before submitting the completed hardcopy artwork at the following locations:

  • North
    • Orchid Country Club
      Golf Hub @ Level 2 Golf Clubhouse
      1 Orchid Club Road #02-11, Singapore 769162
      Operating hours: Monday – Friday, from 9am – 6pm, excluding public holidays.
  • North East
    • Anchorvale Community Club
      59 Anchorvale Road #02-11, Singapore 544965
      Operating hours: Monday – Sunday, from 10am – 6pm, excluding public holidays.
    • Hwi Yoh Community Centre
      535 Serangoon North Avenue 4 #01-179, Singapore 550535
      Operating hours: Monday – Sunday, from 2pm – 6pm, excluding public holidays.
    • Kebun Baru Community Club
      16 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 4, Singapore 569897
      Operating hours: Monday – Sunday, from 10am – 6pm, excluding public holidays.
    • Punggol 21 Community Club
      80 Punggol Field #01-01, Singapore 828815
      Operating hours: Monday – Sunday, from 10am – 6pm, excluding public holidays.
  • South
    • Tiong Bahru Community Centre
      67A Eu Chin Street S(169715)
      Operating hours: Monday – Sunday 10am to 6pm
  • East
    • Downtown East E!Hub
      Information Counter, Level 1 (Next to Redman, #01-101)
      1 Pasir Ris Close, Singapore 519599
      Operating hours: Monday – Sunday, from 10am – 10pm
    • MacPherson Community Club
      400 Paya Lebar Way, Singapore 379131
      Operating hours: Monday – Sunday, from 10am – 6pm, excluding public holidays.
    • Siglap Community Club
      151 Bedok South Road, Singapore 460151
      Operating hours: Monday – Sunday, from 10am – 6pm, excluding public holidays.
  • Central
    • Braddell Heights Community Club
      242 Serangoon Ave 3 #01-198, Singapore 550242
      Operating hours: Monday – Sunday, from 10am – 6pm, excluding public holidays.
    • Cheng San Community Club
      435 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 10 #01-1393, Singapore 560435
      Operating hours: Monday – Sunday, from 10am – 6pm, excluding public holidays.
    • Centre for Fathering – Toa Payoh Office
      128A Lor 1 Toa Payoh #01-01, Singapore 560435
      Email cff@fathers.com.sg or call 6252 8428 for submission arrangement.
  • West
    • Bukit Batok Community Club
      119 Bukit Batok West Ave 6, #01-256, Singapore 650119
      Operating hours: Monday – Sunday, from 10am – 6pm, excluding public holidays.
    • Bukit Panjang Community Club
      8 Pending Road, Singapore 678295
      Operating hours: Monday – Sunday, from 10am – 6pm, excluding public holidays.
    • Clementi Community Centre
      220 Clementi Ave 4, Singapore 129880
      Operating hours: Monday – Sunday, from 10am – 6pm, excluding public holidays
    • Centre for Fathering – Dads Adventure Hub
      1 Woodlands Road #04-03, Singapore 677899
      Email cff@fathers.com.sg or call 6252 8428 for submission arrangement.

Key Dates:

  • Submission Deadline: 12 April 2024.
  • Announcement of Finalists: 26 April 2024.
  • Announcement of Winners: Date to be advised.
  • Exhibition and Award-Giving Ceremony: 11 May 2024.

Awards for Each Category:

  • 1st prize $300 voucher
  • 2nd prize $250 voucher
  • 3rd prize $150 voucher
  • 7 x consolation – $100 voucher

The top 10 finalists from each category will be contacted directly via the contact details provided in their respective submitted artwork.

Art Exhibition:

Artworks from the top 10 finalists of each category will be displayed at the Art Exhibition on 11 May 2024. Information will be provided at a later date.

Eligibility:

Employees and their immediate families of Centre for Fathering, and of the relevant parties directly associated with the Art Competition are NOT eligible to enter.

Returned Artwork:

All submitted artworks will be returned to the students. The artworks will have to be collected from Centre For Fathering Toa Payoh office (128A Lorong 1 Toa Payoh, #01-01, Singapore 311128) by 31 May 2024, otherwise, it will be disposed of accordingly.

Other Information:

  • Centre for Fathering will take no responsibility for any loss or damage to an artwork entry while in its custody or in transit.
  • The artworks may be auctioned and/or reproduced as part of our fundraising efforts.
  • By participating in this competition, consent is given for the use of their submitted artwork for Centre for Fathering’s marketing and publicity purposes in both printed and electronic formats.

Terms and conditions apply.