Jennifer Boudewyn - Explore, acrylic and oil pastel on board

Holiday Greeting Card Contest

Every year during the holiday season, the University of Ottawa’s Vice-President, Research and Innovation sends hundreds of holiday greeting cards. Enter our contest for a chance to have your work of art on the cover of the cards!

The theme of the contest is innovation. The works submitted must represent what innovation means to you.

The winning work is purchased by the University for $2,000.

Full-time and part-time undergraduate and graduate students of the University of Ottawa are invited to submit photos of a maximum of three original works of art that they created and still own.

Works can be drawings, paintings, sculptures, photographs, etc. All participants are asked to send their files in jpg, png or pdf format and a short paragraph explaining how their works illustrate innovation to [email protected] no later than Friday, October 29, 2021.

2021 winning artwork

Saige Krofchick, Together, 6" x 7", acrylic on paper, 2021 winner

Saige Krofchick painting
Chemigram using soap on photographic film
Angelina Barrucco – Pandemic Soap Study 2020, 24″ x 20″, chemigram using soap on photographic film, 2020 winner
A drawing of a view from a uOttawa residence room
Kira F. Robinson – The Window, 8.5″ x 11″, mixed media on paper, 2019 winner