Deadline: March 31, 2023

2023 Student Art Contest

Calling all artists! Our Student Art Contest is back and in a new space.

There are so many talented artists at colleges and institutes across the country. Showcase your talent in our Student Art Contest!

The winners of the contest have their artwork on display at our national headquarters in Ottawa where it can be viewed by visiting college and institute leaders, government representatives, and industry partners. Now, we have a brand-new office space that needs decoration!

This year, we invite participants to submit work that reflects on one (or more) of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

What’s your medium? Submit in one of five categories!




Textile, mixed media, sculpture or printmaking

Digital illustration or animation

How it works?

When submissions close, CICan’s Art Committee selects three finalists in each category. Then our staff will vote on a winner! The winners in each category will receive a cash prize of $500, courtesy of TD Insurance and have their artwork displayed at our national headquarters in Ottawa.

Submit your artwork

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