PTC Design Gallery

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To recognize the extraordinary talents of high school students in Pennsylvania and surrounding states PTC is providing these exceptional individuals a gallery venue to exhibit their work. PTC will bring together outside professionals and PTC faculty to judge show entries and determine award recipients in these categories: Video / Animation, Computer Aided Drafting, Web Development, Design, Photography. Top entries in each of these categories receive partial tuition PTC scholarships.

  • Best of Show - $12,000
  • First Place in Category - $7,000
  • Second Place in Category - $5,000
  • Third Place in Category - $3,000
  • Honorable Mention in Category - $1,500


Open Gallery

The Gallery will be open to the public and field trips from March 13-24, Monday through Friday, 10am to 7pm. Winners will be notified via email. Certificate presentations will be coordinated through PTC's High School Relations team. Please contact:
Vince Gratteri

Gallery Hours:
March 13-14, 2017
Monday - Friday 10:00am - 7:00pm


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Steps to Enter

Complete and submit the registration form below. 
Needed Components to Register:

Photography, CAD, Graphic Design, Computer Generated Art
If you participate in these categories you must supply a tangible piece that was printed from an electronic file. This print must be prepared to hang in the PTC Gallery. Pieces may be delivered by mail or personal delivery to campus. We ask you to provide a digital picture in the registration form so we are able to track its location when dropped off.

Please upload submissions to Vimeo or YouTube. A working URL must be ready when filling out entry form. 
Note: We recommend your video run less than 5 minutes; only the first few minutes will be judged.

Web Design
Please be prepared to upload URL's for Website designs upon registration. 
If you have problems or concerns with hosting please contact us. 
PTC Art Director:


To view the judging criteria, click here.


Photography, Computer Aided Drafting, Graphic Design, Computer Generated Art
Mat or mount your two-dimensional entries for hanging or in a simple frame with hanging hardware.
After Registering, print and attach your registration to each piece you are submitting.

Send or deliver your entries to PTC's North Fayette Campus no later than March 4, 2017 during the hours of 8am to 5pm,  

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Any entries received after the deadline will not be accepted. Any entries not properly labeled or prepared for hanging will not be judged and will not be displayed in the show. Artists are permitted only two entries.


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DEADLINE - All entries are due to arrive at PTC by March 4, 2017.

Address for mailing entries:

PTC Design Gallery, 2017
Pittsburgh Technical College
1111 McKee Road
Oakdale PA 15071


The deadline to pick up physical / tangible artworks is March 27, 2017. The Pittsburgh Technical College Campus will be open from 8:00am to 4:00pm. If other arrangements are necessary, please contact Laurie Tudor.

If you have registered for the High School Design Show and Scholarship Competition and need to have your information sent to you again, click on the link below.
Registration Recovery

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Register your Artwork Here

Student Participant Information

Enter all personal information for student here.

School Information

Enter all information for the participant's high school. If you are a teacher, submitting work on behalf of the student, enter your email in the "teacher email" field, below.

Piece 1 Information

Piece 2 Information

Exhibition Information

PTC will showcase entries in various multimedia formats. In doing so, this information will be available for public view.
Return of Entries Policy

If pieces are dropped off at the PTC Campus, participants in the Design Gallery must pick up their projects by April 7th (2 weeks) after the end of the show or the pieces will be donated to a local charity.

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