Application

The deadline for submission: February 22
Notifications of the award to students: March 13-18, 2021

The 2021 Jurors:
Melissa Barba-Assistant Director, Ruben Center at UTEP and AAH alumBeatriz Cortez-LA-based artist and recent Visiting Artist, and Sommer Browning-Georgia Art Space in Denver

Eligibility:

  • Must be in a degree-seeking program (BA, BFA, MA, MFA) and enrolled in an ARTS (art practices) class or classes this school year (fall 2020/spring 2021)
  • Submit only work that is available to display and fully completed
  • Unfortunately, proposals for new work and projects will not be considered

Award-winning artwork will be displayed both online and in the Visual Arts Complex:

  • A virtual showcase of all applicants and awardees will be featured on the art and art history website in conjunction with a curated, in-person exhibition featured at the Visual Arts Complex of the six award winners (3 grads, 3 undergrads).
  • Up to three images for each applicant will be displayed online, chosen at the discretion of the Art & Art History faculty and staff. Please review last year's webpage as an example: King Exhibition 2020
  • All forms of artwork will be considered but there might be limited ability to accommodate the installation needs of all work(s) due to space COVID restrictions
  • A compilation featuring award-winning time-based artworks will be displayed
  • The student assumes the responsibility for any liability or damages to work on display

VAC Exhibition timeline:

  • Installation: March 26-April 4, 2021
  • Exhibition: April 5-11, 2021 (featuring three grad and three undergrad winners)
  • Deinstallation/Repair: April 12-18, 2021

Questions or concerns? Please reach out to Jean Goldstein, jean.goldstein@colorado.edu
Please note that your award will be paid to your student account. Any balance due will be paid, and the remaining funds will be sent to you via direct deposit (direct deposit set-up instructions)


All awards are based on artistic merit
Eight total work samples (images, video, sound work) will be reviewed

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