Art of Sustainability


FAMU students whom are enrolled in the Spring 2017 semester are eligible to participate. The competition is divided into two categories – Individuals and Teams (groups of 2 or more). This year we are accepting works of visual art (two or three-dimensional), architecture (drawings, models or built structures), music, performance, theatre and literary arts. Mixed media works are welcomed.

Two-dimensional works can be any size and unframed, however it must be ready-to-hang on the wall with our using a nail or two. Three-dimensional works need to stand upright on the floor or be ready-to-hang on the wall with our using a nail or two.

For works of music, performance and theatrical nature, entrants must submit a video of MP4 format and no more than 5 minutes in length. Entries in the incorrect format or of more than 5 minutes in length will be disqualified. For works of a literary nature, a maximum of 5 typed pages (double-spaced with 12-point Arial or Times New Roman font and one-inch margins) will be accepted. The entry must be submitted in a final form suitable for exhibition.

Awards will be presented to students who best convey the theme of Sustainability with Global Connections through their polished artistic expression.

1ST PLACE:  $200 $300
2ND PLACE:  $100 $200
3RD PLACE:  $50 $100

Important Dates

  • Submit Entry Application – Anytime between November 1, 2016 to February 17, 2017 (online link)
  • Deliver Art Works – Thursday, March 16, 8:00am-12:00pm or Friday, March 17, 8:00am-12:00pm, in the Architecture Gallery






Sustainability @ FAMU

Sustainability at Florida A&M University is about the teaching, research and application of environmental and resource stewardship so people and planet prosper. The Sustainability Institute serves as the hub of all sustainability-related efforts at the university, bringing students, staff, faculty and the community together around creative collaborations.

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