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See Us, Support Us Art Contest

SUSU celebrates the ideas and talents of children and youth who have or had an incarcerated parent. We are accepting submissions through October 23, 2022. Winner will be announced in November 2022.

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Who is the art contest for?

Youth, up to age 25, who have experienced parental incarceration.

What can be submitted?

  • Submit art, poems, visual art, performance art, and photos on any topic you wish. 

  • We welcome entries about how educators can support you. 

  • We welcome entries about incarceration, For example:

    • How having an incarcerated parent affects you

    • How you cope(d) with having an incarcerated parent

    • Your relationship with your parent

    • Visiting an incarcerated parent 

    • Or, anything else you choose to focus on

Is there a prize?

Yes! There will be $100 and $50 prizes.


What will you do with my art? 

Your art will be included in the “Voices from SUSU” page, and select submissions will be shared on SUSU social media platforms. We will only include your first name and age. 

How do I enter the contest?  

  1. Email entries to Allison Hollihan by Monday, October 24 2022

  2. Post on your social media account using #SUSUArtContest #SeeUsSupportUs and tag us at one or both of the following: 
    Instagram: @osborneassociation
    Facebook: @NYCIP