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Youth Art Challenge

Hey, Kids!

Get creative and help us create a vision for the future of Nelson County! Participate in the Art Challenge and have your ideas shared with the whole County!


Share your vision for what you want Nelson to look like in the future!

  • What is your favorite place in Nelson? Who goes there with you? What else would you like to be able to do there?

  • What’s missing that you would like to have in Nelson?

  • Are there more parks? What do they look like?

  • Where can you ride your bike? What can you do when you get there?

Download and submit your entry!

Download and complete the art template OR submit your own art, poem, or essay as a separate document.

  1. Make sure you include your first name and grade.

  2. Email your completed form to

  3. Submissions can also be submitted to the Planning and Zoning Department.

Physical Address

80 Front Street

Lovingston, VA 22949

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 558

Lovingston, VA 22949

Hey, Parents!

Your child’s masterpiece may be displayed on the project website.

By submitting an entry in the Art Challenge, the parent or legal guardian of the child submitting, agrees to grant Nelson County permission to share your child’s submission as part of the Nelson 2042 Comprehensive Plan update. You agree that any or all of the material submitted may be used as part of this public project for County publications, promotions, and any third-party media coverage as the department deems necessary. We will not share your personal information or last name, but will keep some information for our records so we can keep in touch with you about the project if you choose to receive project updates.

For questions, please email

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