Utah high school students are encouraged to enter the annual Utah Senate Visual Arts Competition for a chance to win up to a $5,000 scholarship and have the artwork shown in the Utah State Capitol.
The competition is open all Utah students in grades 9-12,including those attending a private, parochial, charter, or home school. The competition is sponsored by Utah Senate President Wayne Niederhauser and administered by the Utah Division of Arts & Museums.
This year’s theme is “The People of Utah,” and all artworks must include at least one human figure. Most visual arts medium are accepted except for photography or 3D.
The winning artist will receive a $5,000 scholarship. Other scholarship awards include $3,000, $1,000, seven at $500, and 15 at $300. Awards will be given during Arts Day on the Hill, Monday, February 5, 2018.
Entries are due by Dec. 15, 2017. For complete guidelines and to submit an entry, visit our submission page.