Saturday, February 4, 2017

Black MoCP logoMuseum of Contemporary Photography (IL), Call for recent MFA graduates: 2017 Snider Prize
Deadline: April 1st, 2017, midnight CST
Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Snider Prize, a purchase award given to emerging artists as they leave graduate school. MoCP’s curatorial staff will select three artists for this award: one winner will receive $2,000, and two honorable mentions will each receive $500. These funds will go toward the purchase of work to be added to MoCP’s permanent collection. The prize is open to MFA students currently in their last year of study and is sponsored by MoCP patrons Lawrence K. and Maxine Snider. 
Three award recipients will be announced on May 1st, 2017.
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