Submissions Are Now Being Accepted!

This year's contest theme is "Your Favorite Microbiologist". Check out this video for an overview, then head over to our Contest Details page to get all of the information about what you need to submit your entry. Submissions will be accepted until October 28! Questions? Contact

Trying to decide whether to submit to this year's Agar Art contest? Listen to what some of our past participants have to say about why they participated, then get started on your own entry!

Key Dates

Oct. 28, 2022: Submission deadline.

Oct. 31-Nov. 11, 2022: People's Choice voting

Week of Nov. 14, 2022: Winners announced.

How to Create Agar Art

Step inside the creative process with 2015 Agar Art Contest winners Maria PeƱil Cobo and Mehmet Berkmen. Find out how they meld science and art with this behind-the-scenes how-to video guide.

Agar Art On Your Own

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