Student Art Competition

SUNY Empire State College is now accepting artwork for the 2021-2022 Student Art Competition.

Submissions will be accepted until January 10, 2022 deadline.

There are several categories of winners:

  • First, second, and third place winners of the competition will receive a monetary award.
  • The piece selected for the student art poster will receive an additional award.
  • There may be several honorable mentions as well. 

Competition winners, as well as the winning poster, will be invited to display their work at the 2022 Spring Student Conference.

Students are encouraged to submit up to 3 pieces of artwork online for review by a committee of judges.  Any type/medium of art is accepted for judging, but it must be submitted as a two-dimensional electronic image.

Art Competition Timeline

  • Monday, October 4th: Art Competition opens
  • Monday, January 10th: Submissions due by 5pm
  • Monday, February 7th: Winners and honorable mentions chosen by judges
  • Monday, February 28th: Voting for the winning poster begins
  • Friday, March 18th: Voting closes
  • March 28th: Winners announced
  • April: Winning poster will be unveiled at the Spring Student Conference.

Submission Link Coming Soon


Contact Danielle Boardman with questions at 518-587-2100, ext. 2255 or

For more information, read the Art Competition Frequently Asked Questions.

Artwork Submission Form


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