Capulin Volcano Art Contest

Water color paining of barn and windmill.  Capulin Volcano defines the horizon.
The winning entry for the 2018 #CapulinArt Contest will be featured on the 2019 Capulin Volcano Annual Pass

Water color by Tom Brown.

Congratulations Tom Brown. The first annual #CapulinArt Contest Winner! Tom's watercolor was chosen to be represented on the 2019 Capulin Volcano Annual Pass.

We'd like to thank all artists for submitting their photographs, drawings, paintings, and more. Please stay tuned for the 2019 #CapulinArt Contest sometime in the fall of 2019. Thank you!

2018 Contest is now Closed. Congratulations Tom Brown!

Rules for entry:

  • All entries must be digital, and may be submitted through Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter using the hashtag #CapulinArt. Please ensure your post’s privacy setting allow public view, so that staff may be able to view your submission. Applicants may also email submissions to with the subject line titled #CapulinArt.
  • Deadline: All entries must be submitted by October 31, 2018.
  • Format: Format must be JPEG, PNG, OR TIF. No watermarks or private logos will be accepted, however the winning entry will credited.
  • Content: Artwork or photos must be of Capulin Volcano National Monument. Entries will be judged on their ability to promote a sense of wonder as well as demonstrate the beauty of Capulin Volcano. Examples include, photos or art portraying hikers, wildlife, flora, or scenic views of the volcano and surrounding landscape.
  • Release Form: Rangers will review entries and select a winner by consensus. The winner will be contacted prior to the announcement. The winner will be required to complete a release form. In the case that the winner is under the age of 18 a parent or legal guardian complete the release form on their behalf.
  • Resource Protection: Any entry portraying visitors engaged in illegal activities, including removing plants, rocks, harassing wildlife, or photos taken from drones will be disqualified.
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2018 Interagency Federal Lands Pass

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The Winner of the 2018 Capulin Art Contest will receive an Interagency Annual Pass, which grants FREE admission to all national parks and federal public lands for one year!

Last updated: December 10, 2018

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