SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday, July 28, 2023

  • Open to all individuals with I/DD supported by a Chapter of The Arc New York
  • No entry fee required
  • One entry per artist will be permitted
  • All artwork must be suitable for displaying in a public environment
  • Artwork must be original and owned by the artist
  • Entry form must be completed by Friday, July 28, 2023
  • A digital image of the entry and artist is requested at the time of submission
All artwork will be shown during the virtual presentation on September 28th. A digital image of the entry and a photo of the artist is requested at the time of submission, or can be emailed to Christina Canino at

This year, all entrants will be judged in one of three categories. Artists may submit the piece of their choice and depict the category they wish to be judged: Nature, Abstract, or Alternative Mediums or Subjects.

Winners of the Art Competition will be selected and notified prior to the virtual presentation. A first place of $200, second place of $100, and third place of $50 will be awarded for each category. Awards will be presented during the virtual presentation.

Entrant retains ownership and all rights to submitted artwork; however, by entering the contest, entrants grant The Arc New York permission, royalty-free, to publish submitted artwork on the website, newsletter and to reproduce images for promotional purposes only. As conditions of this permission, The Arc New York will credit all artwork with the artist’s name.


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* 1. Artist Entry Information

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* 2. Contact information of person submitting the entry, if different than contact information above:

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* 3. Digital Signature of person submitting the entry - Please type your full name and the date into the field below as your electronic signature (ex. Jane Doe, 7/21/23)

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* 4. Upload Photo of Entry

PDF, DOC, DOCX, PNG, JPG, JPEG, GIF file types only.
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* 5. Upload Photo of Artist

PDF, DOC, DOCX, PNG, JPG, JPEG, GIF file types only.
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Email any additional documentation or questions to: 

Christina Canino
Special Projects Coordinator