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Three-dimensional models created by university students and based on imaginative designs by grade school artists are now on display to the public at the Petersen Automotive Museum and the Toyota Center for Innovation in STEM Education on campus at the California State University Dominguez Hills. “Fly Higher with Toyota Dream Cars!” is the culminating product […]

Teachers! Enter Student Artworks for Your Chance to Win Prizes! Teachers who enter student artworks from their classrooms to the Toyota Dream Car USA Art Contest are eligible for prizes to support their professional development. Check out these opportunities for art educators! SUBSCRIPTIONS FOR TEACHERS! SchoolArts is a national art education magazine committed to promoting excellence, […]

Young Artist Wins Petersen Prestige Award & Silver Award in FY22 Toyota Dream Car USA Art Contest! Imagine a futuristic world where everything, from aquariums to mansions to opera houses, is located inside of a flying cube connected together like building blocks. Fifteen-year-old Kaitlyn Chen of Medina, Washington did just that with her futuristic “Building […]

Young Artist Wins Award in FY22 Toyota Dream Car USA Art Contest! A car designed as a mythical creature with shelters in its wings where people could escape world calamities helped Rebecca Liu, age 10, Santa Clara, California win first place in her age category for her “The Dragon Car” artwork in the FY22 Toyota […]

“Ocean Cleaning Vehicle” Wins Bronze Award in 2022 Toyota Dream Car USA Art Contest! A 5-year-old had a dream of an idea for a car that created an ecosystem in which killer whales could thrive. Taking the inspiration from a family vacation combined with her love of the sea, Emily Yi from Wellesley, Massachusetts won the […]

Young Artist Wins Inaugural Hot Wheels Design Award in FY22 Toyota Dream Car USA Art Contest! Art has the power to change the world. For 14-year-old Danica Lilly Ball of Chicora, Pennsylvania, through her anime-themed artwork “Steer Clear and Steam Forward into the Future,” she hopes to drive awareness of the need to regenerate our […]

Get your kids’ creative engines started! Unpack the art supplies, unbuckle imaginations, and kickstart the freewheeling designs of what your kids think cars should look like in the future. Then, enter their hand-drawn, painted, or digital artworks in the 2023 Toyota Dream Car USA Youth Art Contest. Artwork submissions created by youth, ages 4-15, are […]

Best Finalist in World Contest Awarded to Zongxuan Helena Zou! Demonstrating ingenuity and empathy through art shines in an artwork designed by a local youth, which won one of the world’s “Best Finalist” awards in the Toyota Dream Car Art Contest. Inspired to give a helping hand from far away, five-year-old Zongxuan Helena Zou created […]

Here are three ways to get your kids excited about digital artmaking! In a world where electronic devices are seemingly everywhere, including the classroom and at home, technology offers fun and innovative ways for your kids to make art! The wide range of computer platforms, apps, devices, and gadgets available today provides countless resources for […]