A partnership between the CPS Department of Arts Education and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), the All-City Senior Portfolio Exhibition gives CPS high school seniors the opportunity to exhibit their artwork and to gain exposure among selected admissions representatives of various colleges and universities.

In school year 2020-21, the All-City Senior Portfolio Exhibition will be online.


Submission window opens: October 19th, 2020

Submission window closes: December 13, 2020

Notifications of acceptance sent: December 23rd, 2020

Deadline to submit any missing artist and artwork information: January 6, 2021*

Virtual exhibition goes live: January 26th, 2021

Opening virtual reception: Date and time TBD

*Failure to submit a media release or any other required information could result in removal from the exhibition.

Submit Artwork to the 2020 Senior Portfolio Exhibition

Please download and thoroughly read the 2020 Senior Portfolio Submission Guidelines (below) before submitting artwork. The guidelines contain direct links to the exhibition submission forms.

Teachers, students, parents, and guardians may all submit artwork on behalf of students. The submission window is open until December 13, 2020.

Artwork from last year’s Senior Portfolio Exhibition (2019):

If you have questions regarding Senior Portfolio, please email allcityarts@cps.edu or call (773) 553-2110.