Call for Proposals: 2023 Convocation Art Print

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Give graduating students the gift of art

Each year, the University of Alberta Alumni Association commissions an original piece of art as a gift to graduating students to congratulate them on their convocation. This exclusive gift welcomes them to the alumni community, and serves as a lasting reminder of the student's time on campus and their ongoing relationship with the university.

Calling all artists! Show the Class of 2023 YOUR creativity!

Alumni and students are invited to combine their love of art with their passion for the university by submitting a proposal for an original art piece to be gifted to students graduating in 2023. Whether you graduated from Fine Arts or Engineering, we want to hear how you'd artistically depict UAlberta's heritage, traditions, values and symbols.

Eligible mediums include (but not limited to):

  • Drawing
  • Electronic/Digital Art
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Printmaking

Commission amount: $2,500

Deadline for submissions: 4:30 p.m. (MST) on Monday, Oct. 31, 2022

Successful artist(s) will be notified by: 4:30 p.m. (MST) on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022

Deadline for final production: 4:30 p.m. (MST) on Monday, March 27, 2023

Download Submission Package

Completed submission packages can be emailed to:

Include the subject line "2023 Convocation Art Print"