SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday, August 19, 2022

  • 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, August 19, 2022
  • A digital image of the entry is requested at the time of submission
  • Artwork will be displayed and judged by attendees of The Arc New York Annual Meeting
  • All artists are welcome to attend!
All artwork will be displayed between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Friday, October 14, 2022 at The Arc New York 73rd Annual Meeting to be held at the Crowne Plaza Desmond Hotel, Albany, New York. Artwork must be either brought to the art show by 8:00 a.m. on the 14th, or shipped to The Arc New York State Office to be received no later than one week prior to the event. A digital image of the entry is requested at the time of submission, and may be emailed to Christina Canino at if not included with the online entry form.
This year, all entrants will be judged as one category. Artists may submit the medium of their choice: painting, photograph, or sculpture.
Winners of the Art Competition will be selected by those attending the Annual Meeting. A first place of $200, second place of $100, and third place of $50 will be awarded. Awards will be presented during the cocktail party, being held between 5:30-6:30 p.m. on the 14th.

NOTE: If the artist would like to attend the event in person, or is uncertain at the time of entry, the Chapter Contact will be contacted to confirm and make all necessary arrangements.
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. Does the Artist plan to attend the Art Show in person?

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* 3. If the Artist is not attending, will there be a Chapter representative available to accept an award, if presented?

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

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* 5. 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, 8/25/2021)

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* 6. Upload Photo of Entry

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For those not attending, mail artwork to:

Christina Canino
Special Projects Coordinator
The Arc New York State Office
29 British American Boulevard
Latham, NY 12110

Email any additional documentation or questions to: 

Christina Canino