modern masters of america (mma)

Welcome to the Operation Protect & Defend Modern Masters of America Fine Art Contest. This contest offers students the opportunity to express their views on important Constitutional issues through the vehicle of artistic expression.


  • Platinum Award – $1,000
  • Gold Award – $800
  • Silver Award – $600
  • Bronze Award – $300
  • Honorable Mention Awards – $100 each

Contest Entries
Contest entries for the 2021 Modern Masters of America Contest must be submitted online via the “Register Here” link below. Refer to the prompt and instructions (links below) for further details. All submissions due by March 21, 2021.

Virtual Gallery Reception
Operation Protect and Defend will hold a virtual gallery showing on a date to be determined. At the virtual showing, art “judges” will view the images and descriptions of the submitted art pieces and determine award winners using an established rubric (see Judging Criteria above). OPD will also hold a virtual awards ceremony. At the ceremony, cash prizes will be awarded to the top pieces (see Awards above).

Past MMA exhibits/photos

Modern Masters of America art contest exhibits