Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries Patti & Rusty Rueff School of Visual and Performing Arts

High School Art Competitions

4th Annual High School Student Online Art Competition at Purdue University

This competition seeks artworks in all media and subject matter. All high school students residing in the United States (grades 9-12) are eligible to enter. Cash prizes will be awarded for all grade levels.


DEADLINE: Friday, November 3rd, 2017

All high school students (grades 9 – 12) residing in the United States are eligible to enter. Entries must be original works of art. All-media are eligible: 2D (drawing, painting, printmaking, photography), 3D (sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, textiles), and digital (video, coding, etc.). Up to four works per student may be submitted.

Fabian Winkler, Associate Professor of Electronic and Time-Based Art at Purdue; Min Kim Park, Assistant Professor of Photography at Purdue; Christine Wuenschel, Associate Professor of Art at Purdue; Charles Gick, Professor of Art at Purdue.

All accepted works will be displayed online. An awards ceremony will be held on Friday, December 1st, 5:30 – 7 pm, in the Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. The online exhibition will be displayed on the Rueff Galleries’ website by Friday, December 1st, 2017. (


Cash prizes will be awarded, including: 1st prize, 2nd prize, and 3rd prize. Other prizes will be awarded at each grade level.


ENTRIES DUE: Friday, November 3rd, 2017
Monday, November 10th, 2017
AWARDS CEREMONY: Friday, December 1st, 2017

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