CAPP, in collaboration with the Canadian Dermatology Association, is pleased to announce our first ever Youth Art Contest.

The objective of the contest is to increase awareness of the challenges of living with psoriasis, to introduce our new video and to mark World Psoriasis Day 2016


Final WPD teddy bearAbout the contest

Canadian Youth are invited to view the video below and then  submit artwork  based on the following theme:  

Breaking Barriers:

* Fight prejudice, stigmatization, discrimination

* Raise awareness and hope by spreading knowledge and understanding

* Gain access to treatments for an improved quality of life

 Art work should be representative of the theme (or any one of the sub-themes) in how it relates to pediatric psoriasis. 

Note:  artists do NOT have to have psoriasis to be eligible.



Art will be judged based on creativity and best use of theme and cash prizes ($150)  will be awarded in three age categories:

Primary – Grades 1-4

Intermediate – Grades 5-8

Senior – Grades 9-12

All submitted artwork will be featured in an online art gallery on our website.  Be sure to include the name and the grade of the artist. 

Please click here to review art work specifications


Art Submission

 All art can be sent electronically to

Original Art can be mailed to 

Canadian Association of Psoriasis Patients

136-2446 Bank St, Suite 383

Ottawa, ON  K1V 1A8

Deadline for entries is October 12, 2016 at 11:59 pm.   Winners will be announced on World Psoriasis Day, Octoer 29th 2016. 


Calling all Teachers! 

If you submit artwork as a class, and a winner is chosen from your class submission, an additional prize of $250 in the choice of a gift card, will be awarded for your class. 



*Use of the Psoriasis Teddy bear is approved by the International Federation of Psoriasis Associations.  This teddy was used in their 2010 World Psoriasis Day activities.