Oswego County Student Art Show & Competition 2023

Upcoming Show

Exhibition Dates: April 30 - May 20, 2023

The Salmon River Fine Arts Center is pleased to host the 27th annual Oswego County Student Art Show & Competition this spring. This show exhibits exemplary artwork of Oswego County students and offers prizes for outstanding pieces. Importantly, it allows the community to see the amazing student talent in our schools.

Judging and awards. Works will be judged on originality, technical skill and personal style. Each student will receive a digital certificate for participation. Honorable mentions will be given a ribbon. Over $1,500 in cash prizes will be awarded, including an overall Best of Show for $100, plus additional cash awards for two age groups: grades 10, 11, and 12 AND grades 7, 8, and 9 in the following categories:

  • Drawing, First Place • Second Place • Third Place
  • Painting, First Place • Second Place • Third Place
  • Mixed Media & Printmaking, First Place • Second Place • Third Place
  • Photography, First Place • Second Place • Third Place
  • Digital Art & Animation, First Place • Second Place • Third Place
  • Sculpture & Fine Craft, First Place • Second Place • Third Place

Submit artwork. The dates to submit artwork are Friday, April 14, noon - 6 pm, and Saturday, April 15, 10 am - 2 pm, or by appointment.

Opening reception and awards ceremony. The opening reception and awards ceremony will be held on Sunday, April 30, at 1 pm at the art center.

Exhibition. The show will be hung in the gallery of the art center for viewing from April 30 - May 20 and can be seen during gallery hours.

Pick up artwork. After the show, artwork can be picked up on Friday, May 26, and Saturday, May 27, gallery hours, or by appointment.

Here are links to important documents for entering the show:

drawing of girl by Oswego County student

Sr High 1st Place 2022
Untitled Portrait
Nyah Pinzer

Thank YOU to Our Sponsor!

We wish to thank Deaton's Ace and Agway of Pulaski whose contributions help make the Oswego County Student Art Show and Competition a success. Your generous support awards the achievements of our talented student artists, promotes the fine arts in our schools and community, and enhances community pride. We are all grateful for your support of the fine arts students in Oswego County.

logos of Deaton's Ace Hardware and Deaton's Agway

from the Student Art Show & Competition 2022

wall of artwork from The Student Art Show 2022