Helen
Farnsworth Mears

Art Contest

2019 Helen Mears art contest winners

Implemented at the GFWC-WI club, district, and state levels, this annual juried art contest for 7th and 8th grade public, private, and home-schooled students is unique to GFWC-WI.


The contest began in 1927 to honor the memory of this great Oshkosh-born sculptor to encourage artistic talent, and to recognize the achievement of student artists.


Our contest winners are entered into the District and State competitions. They are typically honored at our May awards ceremony.

Contest Results

Helen Mears Contest Gallery

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2021 Helen Mears For BD Village.pdf

Read more about 2021 contest