Thursday, April 28, 2011

PICTURE Art Student Essay Contest - $500 Prize

The PICTURE Art Foundation maintains the PICTURE Cultural Art Center on the first floor of the new CSUDH Library. To celebrate the opening of their new exhibit, "On Being Human: Love, Faith, Shame and Hope," opening May 5th, the foundation is sponsoring a student essay contest with a $500 cash prize for the winning entry. The winning essay will also be featured on the foundation's website,

Contest Details

Write an essay of any length on a piece of art found in the exhibit "On Being Human: Love, Faith, Shame and Hope." The essay should include at least one of the following angles: sociological, historical, cultural, art historical or art appreciation.

Students are required to visit the exhibit to choose a particular work. Outside research is strongly encouraged, especially if it relates to current classwork.

Submit your entries to James Scarborough, PICTURE Cultural Art Executive Director at

Contest deadline is May 18th.

Contest Flyer

Picture Art Foundation - Student Essay Contest Flyer

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