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Call for entries: Art and Oppression Comics Competition

Tue, Jan 18, 2022, 12:00 am to Tue, Mar 1, 2022, 11:59 pm

The Art and Oppression Initiative ( is designed to provide opportunities for faculty and students to address freedom of expression, with a focus on censorship, race, and representation. The initiative launches in Winter 2022 with a Comics competition/Class.

In addition to prizes for the winning entries, the Art and Oppression Comics Competition offers students the opportunity to exhibit and publish with professional comic artists, and work in an independent study class Spring quarter with Professor Dee Hibbert-Jones (Art). The class will create original comics, learn coloring techniques, and develop responsive comics for exhibition and publication. 

To enter:

Deadline:  Competition closes March 1st; awards announced by March 15

Questions? Contact Dee at   

The Arts Research Institute’s Art and Oppression Initiative is funded by the generous support of Jim Gunderson and Peter Coha. Please visit us at