The annual Madison Lane and Rugby Road Charitable Trust Visual Arts Prize is intended to expand students’ opportunities for creative expression and to showcase significant accomplishments in the Arts. The prize will award one outstanding undergraduate or graduate artist $2,500. See examples of last year’s submissions >

Each student applicant will submit up to three images of one piece of finished creative work or a URL to a film/video less than 4 minutes in length and a brief description of their work. Eligible media include: drawing, painting, water color, film/ video, photography & sculpture. Only one submission per student will be considered. All work must have been created while in residence at UVA in 2016 or 2017.

Eligibility
Current full time undergraduate & graduate students are encouraged to apply. The program is open to all schools, majors & programs. All work must have been created while in residence at UVA in 2016 or 2017.

Eligible Media
Drawing, painting, water color, printmaking, film/video, photography & sculpture – please be mindful that how you document your work is the only experience the committee will have to view/judge it. 

Prize
$2,500

Application Process
The online application is below.

Learn More
Please contact Emma Terry at the Office of the Provost and Vice Provost for the Arts if you have any questions.

Timeline
Call for Proposals: November 2016
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2017
Notification of Prize: by April 15, 2017

Confirmation
Please contact Emma Terry if you do not see a Submission Confirmation after submitting.

The Madison Lane and Rugby Road Charitable Trust Visual Arts Prize is presented through the Jefferson Trust in partnership with UVA Arts.

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