Museum of Contemporary Photography (IL), Call for MFA Candidates in their last year of study: 2019 Snider Prize
Deadline: April 11th, 2019, midnight CST
The Snider Prize is a purchase award given to emerging artists in their final year of graduate study from the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago (MoCP). The winner receives $2,000, and two honorable mentions each receive $500 towards the purchase of work to be added to the MoCP’s permanent collection. Sponsored by Lawrence K. and Maxine Snider, the Snider Prize forms a part of the museum’s ongoing commitment to support new talent in the field of contemporary photography.
The prize is open to MFA students currently in their last year at an accredited program of study.
Three award recipients will be announced on May 3rd, 2019.
Website link: http://www.mocp.org/about/snider-prize.php
Application link: http://www.mocp.org/about/snider-prize-application.php
About: The Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP) is a stimulating and innovative forum for the collection, creation, and examination of contemporary imagemaking in its camera tradition and in its expanded vocabulary of digital processes. Accredited by the American Association of Museums, the museum considers all elements of our mission to promote a greater understanding and appreciation of the artistic, cultural and political implication of the image in our world today, within the context of public service and responsibility to the community and museum profession.