New National Art Contest for Students with Hearing Loss

Follow RITNEWS on Twitter Students with hearing loss in grades 9-12 can compete for prizes and an all-expenses-paid trip to Rochester in the inaugural Digital Arts and Animation Competition, sponsored by Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

This national competition recognizes students’ artistic expression with awards for first place and honorable mention(s) in the following categories: Mixed Digital Media, Web Page Design, Graphic Media, 3-D Animation, Interactive Media, Photo Illustration and Free-Hand Art in Digital Form.

To qualify, students must submit an entry form, a 150- to 300-word descriptive essay and artwork on CD or DVD. Additional requirements and information is available at The submission deadline is Dec. 1.

Rochester Institute of Technology is internationally recognized as a leader in computing, engineering, imaging technology, fine and applied arts, and for providing unparalleled support services for students with hearing loss. RIT is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, where more than 1,100 students with hearing loss from around the world study, live, and socialize with 14,400 hearing students on RIT’s Rochester, N.Y., campus. U.S. News and World Report has consistently ranked RIT among the nation’s leading comprehensive universities.