School of the Arts Sticker Contest

School of the Arts students are invited to submit their original artwork as part of our biannual sticker campaign!

Selected artwork will be featured on 3” circular stickers distributed during the following semester.

Past winners

Sticker of drawing of three legs

Fall 2022

Sticker of skull with florals and colors coming out of it's mouth

Spring 2023

Abstract art sticker

Fall 2023

Sticker of man playing a trumpet

Spring 2024


$200 commission award and 25 complimentary stickers to share!


Must be a current University of Nevada, Reno undergraduate or graduate student in good academic standing. Must be majoring or minoring in a department within the School of the Arts (visual arts, theatre and dance and music). Students graduating in Spring of 2024 or later may enter.


Artwork will be reviewed by representatives from each of the School of the Arts departments as well as a special guest juror from the Nevada Museum of Art. Submissions will be reviewed using the following criteria:

  • Artistic excellence and composition
  • Diversity of discipline and/or media used
  • Representation of the student’s experience in the School of the Arts


Submissions are due Friday, April 26, 2024.


Email School of the Arts.


Limit one entry per person/team per semester. Collaborative work is accepted. Photographs of theatre, dance, and music performances are also accepted.

How to enter:

  1. Download either of the Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop templates from our Nevada Box folder.
  2. Add your original, high-resolution artwork to the designated layer and export it as a high-resolution .jpg, .png, or .pdf file.
    • Artwork does not need to be made to sticker specs and will be cropped to fit a 3” circular sticker size.
  3. Email your submission as a file attachment (.jpg, .png, or .pdf) to in the following format:
    • Subject: SOTA Sticker Submission
    • Body:
      1. Name
      2. Email
      3. Phone number
      4. Major and minor
      5. Semester/year you anticipate graduating
      6. Paragraph description of your work

Download template Email submission