This Spring, graphic communications students from high schools all over New York City will come together at a college in Brooklyn to test their skills in the Finals of the thirteenth Annual Citywide Graphic Arts Competition. Six competition categories showcase the talents of the students and the depth of their schools' graphics education programs. In a preliminary Qualifying Round in March, local competitions run by high school graphics teachers will select the best work in each category and submit the material on-line for judging.
In the Finals at the CUNY College of Technology, competitors get new assignments that they must produce entirely on-site within the four-hour competition time limit. Judges from colleges and industry pick the First, Second and Third place winners in each category. Trophies and prizes are awarded to the Winners and to the First Place schools. All New York City public high school students participating in a graphic arts program are eligible to compete.
For the Qualifying Round themes and judging guidelines, click on the category thumbnails above. Teachers submit a maximum of two entries per school per category.
A registration fee of $200 per school is required for attendance at the Finals. See details.
For additional information, please contact:
Ms. Sari G. David
Industry Engagement Coordinator
Career & Technical Education
Office of Postsecondary Readiness
New York City Department of Education
or email SDavid5@schools.nyc.gov