Monday, December 01, 2008

myartspace Scholarship Program / Competition

MYARTSPACE, the premier online venue for the contemporary art world is now offering a series of art scholarships for both undergraduate and graduate students. Participation in the scholarship competition and membership to are both free.

The program is for students to continue their education in an approved MFA, BFA or higher level degree program for the arts-- including BA and BS in Art. The scholarship is intended for students who exhibit exceptional artistic excellence in their chosen medium. The scholarship arises from a commitment to support emerging artists so that they can develop their skills and careers. There are plans to expand the program each year.

For two years myartspace has been a key figure in availing opportunity in the arts on the web and in global events. Myartspace has a track record of providing competitions involving prestigious juror panels with professional backgrounds from institutions such as the Tate Modern, Whitney Museum of Art, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA). Myartspace has also been a sponsor and exhibitor with the Bridge Art Fair.

The 2008 scholarship amount of $16,000 will be divided equally for an undergraduate and graduate competition as follows:

Undergraduate Competition
1st prize: $5000
2nd prize: $2000
3rd prize: $1000
Graduate Competition
1st prize: $5000
2nd prize: $2000
3rd prize: $1000

The final deadline for registration and online submission of work is December 16, 2008. The Early Submission deadline has already passed. Interested students must upload JPEGS/videos into a myartspace online gallery. Up to 20 images can be submitted for consideration. Scholarship winners will be notified by December 23, 2008. Scholarship winners will be publicly announced on January 7, 2009.
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Take care, Stay true,
Brian Sherwin
Senior Editor

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thank you guys for offering this! My advisor told me about it. Aid is hard to find now days.