Snite Museum of Art Essay Competition
Faculty Host: Snite Museum of Art, First Year of Studies, University Writing Program
Each academic year, the Snite Museum of Art, in conjunction with the University Writing Program and the First Year of Studies, celebrates the best essay by a first-year student on a topic related to a work of art in the museum’s collection.
First, second, and third place winners receive $150, $125, and $100 cash awards, respectively, and have their essays published in Fresh Writing, Volume 16.
The deadline for submissions is Friday, March 4, 2016.
Read the 2014–2015 winning essays:
- 1st place: Reilly Kohn, Figures on the Rocks at the Edge of the Sea
- 2nd place: Soren Kyhl, The Asbaugh Madonna
- 3rd place: John Sheehy, Shining a Light on War