The Art of Recovery

Submissions Due by 5:00 pm ET on May 31, 2022

This year as part of National Drug Court Month, NADCP is hosting an art contest for treatment court participants and alumni! Art is a powerful tool for conveying the emotions and ideas related to recovery that may be difficult to verbalize. The Art of Recovery submissions will be displayed in a special gallery at RISE22 in Nashville, Tennessee, as well as online at

Categories and Rules

The Art of Recovery contest is open to participants and alumni from treatment courts of all types. NADCP will accept art in three categories: drawing/painting, poetry, and photography.

Juvenile and adult entries will be judged separately.

The submission deadline is May 31, 2022.

1st Prize: $150

2nd Prize: $100

3rd Prize: $50

How to Submit Your Work

Digital art may be submitted using the online submission form below.

Physical art should be mailed to NADCP’s main office. Download the form on the right and include in your mailing. All submissions must arrive by May 31, 2022.

Mail to: 625 North Washington Street, Suite 212, Alexandria, Virginia 22314.

For artwork of unusual size or requiring a special display method, please contact Carolyn Hardin at or 571-384-1864 prior to submitting.

Art of Recovery Submission Form