For Artists / Opportunities

Allied Arts Association, Rischland / 2017 MFA Scholarship / Call for Artists

Submission fee

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Allied Arts Association, Richland, WA is pleased to continue offering our annual $2,500.00 MFA scholarship to a continuing graduate student. This scholarship comes with the requirement to exhibit at our Gallery in Richland, WA. This combination, we feel, is an exciting opportunity for all graduate students in visual arts.

Competition is open to students in residence at a University of Washington, Oregon and Idaho who are enrolled in a visual arts MFA program. Students must have completed at least one term and have at least one term remaining in their program.

Your application must include:
- Artist’s statement, 300 words or less.
- Documentation from your registrar of current status in appropriate masters program.
- One page Curriculum Vitae.
- Ten to 12 images of your work on a CD, JPEG format maximum size 500 KB each, and a separate sheet identifying each image with title, size, medium, and date completed. Scholarship winner is expected to include in our Allied Arts exhibit, work represented with the application. Work must be acceptable to the general public.

Application must be postmarked no later than Friday, March 24, 2017.
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Selection will be based on artistic merit. No award will be made if the judges agree that no candidate meets appropriate standards.

All applicant will be notified by April 14, 2017. Winner’s work may be hand-delivered or shipped to Allied Arts, and must arrive no later than Saturday, April 29. Artist is responsible for all costs related to delivery and shipping.

Winner’s work must remain in the Scholarship Show Exhibition from May 2 through May 26, 2017. The winner should be present for the opening reception and award presentation Sunday, May 7, 2017 from 1 to 3pm.

The award will be administered through the recipient’s graduate school, and will be applied toward tuition, supplied or fees.

Mail your application package to:
Allied Arts Association
Attn: Margie Seipt, Masters Scholarship
89 Lee Blvd
Richland, WA 99352

Eligible media

Emerging Fields & Cross-Disciplinary, Multidisciplinary Arts, Visual Arts, Non-Profit Orgs.