The committee is currently requesting proposals for consideration, including sculpture, murals, and new media art to be installed in public spaces on the Purchase College campus. The chosen installation will remain in place from one to three years based on site rotation.

Students are encouraged to consult with faculty and staff for feedback on their submissions. Please contact Rachel Owens with any questions or concerns.

2020 Timeline

  • All proposals are due by midnight on Sunday, April 19.
  • The committee will respond to finalists’ proposals by Monday, April 27.
  • The winner will be notified by Friday, May 1​.


The competition is open to all current Purchase College students, regardless of major. Collaborative submissions between current Purchase College students is encouraged.


An award of $500.00 will go to the selected artist(s) with a budget up to $3500.00 to cover the cost of materials, fabrication, installation, maintenance costs, and de-installation.