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THE HAROLD AND ARLENE SCHNITZER PRIZE
IN THE VISUAL ARTS
APPLICATION PACKAGE


The MIT Student Art Association and the Council for the Arts at MIT invites all registered MIT students to submit works of art to the Harold and Arlene Schnitzer Visual Arts Competition.


APPLICATION PROCESS

On Monday April 13, 2009 BETWEEN 12noon and 5:00pm, artists will submit completed application form and
the following material to the Student Art Association:
1) Examples of artist’s work
a. 3 pieces that well represent your entire body of work
b. Or one piece of original work and visual representations of other originals (i.e. slides)
2) A written statement concerning artist’s intent as it pertains to his or her works and art in general

JUDGING
On April 14, a panel from the Student Art Association, Council for the Arts at MIT, and the MIT visual arts community will judge the artist’s overall artistic talents and creative concept.

Winners will be notified April 15, 2009.

Art work will be available for pick up in the SAA from noon-5pm on April 15, 2009.

PRIZES AND EXHIBITION
Prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third place in the competition. Honorable mentions may also be awarded. Winners must be willing and able to display their work in the Wiesner Student Art Gallery in the spring.
The show will hang in the gallery from Tuesday, May 26, 2009 to Tuesday, June 30, 2009.


There will be an opening reception at the gallery for the MIT community.

•FIRST Prize $5000
•SECOND Prize $2500
•THIRD Prize $2000

Quick Summary of Dates

Monday, April 13, 12 - 5 PM - Dropoff works at Student Art Association
Tuesday, April 14, 11 AM - 2 PM - Schnitzer Committee Meeting
Wednesday, April 15, 12 - 5 PM - Pickup works at Student Art Association
Tuesday, May 26, 2009, 4 - 6 PM - Opening Reception
Tuesday, June 30 - Exhibition closes


 
Comments or questions to saahelp@mit.edu.