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  • Calling student artists!

    Please have your young artists create either a painting or a drawing that illustrates: What does a quality education mean to you?

    The winners will receive a $100 gift card and will have their artwork awarded to AQE’s honorees at the Champions of Education celebration in New York City this fall! Art contest winners will also be honored at the event, and will be invited to attend with their families.

    The contest is open to all students in grades K-12. Each submission must be no larger than 11×17, two-dimensional (painting or drawing), and must include on the back the student’s name, age, and school along with the artwork contact form.

    Color and creativity are strongly encouraged!

    The artwork must be mailed by September 30 to:

    Alliance for Quality Education
    94 Central Avenue
    Albany, New York 12206

    *Please note that artworks will not be returned.

    Click here for a flyer.

    Click here for a contact form.

    Check out our winners and submissions from previous years.

    About Us

    Founded only in 2000, the Alliance for Quality Education (AQE) has quickly become New York state’s lead community-based organization in the fight for high quality public education.


    Your gift will support our successful work to win funding to reduce class size, expand pre-kindergarten, and provide essential education services for millions of New York children.

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