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Stand Student Festival

Posted by SocsBox on Mon, 25-03-2019

// STAND Student Art & Photo Competition //

  • Over €1,000 in prizes to be won

  • 10 winners will feature in nationwide exhibition

The STAND Student Art & Photo Competition
 is calling on third-level students across Ireland to get creative and think about how they can use their art to inspire other students to think about climate change, its impact, and what they can do to take action.

The competition is open to all students, and we're looking for submissions from all kinds of artists, photographers and writers. Your entry can be anything that can photographed or scanned. The competition is open to all students, and we’re looking for entries from all kinds of artists, photographers and writers. Submissions can be made individually or as a group and can be anything that can photographed or scanned, including:
  • Photography
  • Painting
  • Drawing
  • Poster
  • Graphic art
  • Comics
  • Illustration
  • Collage
  • Graffiti art
  • Photographed sculpture / installation
  • Recycled art
  • Fashion
  • Poetry / Prose (max 50 words)

A cash prize of €500 will go to the overall winner, along with €200 for second place, €100 for third place, and phone credit worth €30 for each of the runners up. 

Entries will be judged by an independent panel to create a shortlist of 10 winners whose art will feature in our exhibition. We will then put all 10 winners to a public vote for first, second and third prize.

The closing date for entries is April 28th. 

Full details of the competition are available at The website also features resources for students to find out more about climate change, its impact on a global level, and Ireland’s role in causing it and tackling it.

You can also contact to find out more, or follow STAND on FacebookInstagram or Twitter for updates.

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