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.
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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. Only one submission per student will be considered. All work must have been created while in residence at UVA in 2019 or 2020.

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 2019 or 2020.

Eligible Media
Drawing, painting, watercolor, printmaking, film/video, photography, collage, animation, installation, digital media, & 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.

Timeline
Call for Submissions: December 2019
Submission Deadline: March 18, 2020
Notification of Prize: by April 2020

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

Learn More
Please contact Emma Terry at the Office of the Provost and Vice Provost for the Arts if you have any questions (submission issues, eligible media, etc,).

The 2019-2020 Visual Arts Prize is closed, check back next fall!

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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