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Outside art classes and contests

The Guilderland Art Department encourages its students to engage and when possible, actively participate in additional art classes and programs as a means to; further strengthen their skills, strengthen their portfolio and remain competitive with their peers across the region and country.

Current Contests for students to consider:

Click here  for the 10th Annual Create-A-Greeting-Card $10,000 Scholarship Contest
submissions accepted March 30, 2016 - March 2, 2017. Winners announced on or about May 1, 2017.

Click here for Doodle for Google

Below are a list of programs which may be of consideration for students:


New York State Summer School of The Arts at S.U.N.Y. Fredonia in Fredonia, NY (Application and Selection process required.)

Click here for more information on NYSSSA


The Arts Center Of The Capital Region offers various Visual Art programs and classes for children and teens during winter/spring and summer vacations. (Tuition fees apply for Members and Non Members.)

Click here for more information on the Arts Center


Savannah College of Art and Design. Savannah, Georgia (Application and Selection process required)

Click here for more information on SCAD


SUNY Oswego's Summer Art Institute 2011

Click here for more information on Summer Art 2011   


Destination Saint Rose Summer Academy for Grades 6-10, Albany NY . (SUMMER 2011 DATE TBA)

Click here for more information on Destination St. Rose 2011


SAGE Summer Art and Design: A Summer program for High School Students. Albany NY (SUMMER 2011 DATE TBA)

Click here for more information on Summer at Sage   


Alfred University: How to Get into a Top Art School. Application deadline April 15, 2011

 Click Here for more information


Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY  July 5-July 29, 2011 Application deadline April 1, 2011

Click here for more information



This is just a sampling of opportunities available to students Please check back as more updated information is available.