1. INVITATION TO APPLY

Submission Agreement and Requirements
Deadline TUESDAY FEBRUARY 5, 2019
 
Thanks to a generous donation from Louis Reznick of Starfish Properties and more than 28 corporate sponsors, the Starfish Student Art Award rewards talented NSCAD students with one $5,000 Purchase Prize (The Grand Prize winning artwork will be added to the President’s Art Bank, part of NSCAD University’s permanent collection) and nine $1,000 best in category prizes

The winners will be announced at a gala event on April 25, 2019 at the Port Campus.

Overview of Eligibility:

1. Students CURRENTLY registered in a FULL-TIME degree program OR were registered in SUMMER or FALL 2018 SEMESTER as a FULL-TIME degree-program student.

2. Work must be created at NSCAD since May 2018.

3. The competition is open to students at all levels. Foundation students, Intro Level, Intermediate Level, Advanced Level and Graduate Students are all welcome to apply.  

4. The work is one of the following ten categories:

a) DRAWING; b) PAINTING;  c) SCULPTURE; d) PRINTMAKING; e) PHOTOGRAPHY; f) FILM; g) INTERMEDIA; h) CERAMICS; i) TEXTILES/FASHION; j)JEWELLERY AND METALSMITHING.

6. Students are responsible for submitting the online entry form and uploading their images according to the guidelines on page 2. If the student is experiencing technical difficulties they are responsible for delivering images of their work on a CD or DVD to Andrew Neville at the Anna Leonowens Gallery by: Tuesday, February 5, 2019, 4:00 p.m. 

7. No late applications will be accepted.

8. Student must include a brief artist’s statement and description of the work (100 words max). 

9. Students will indicate on their application if the work is available for sale.

10. Applications are for a single artwork, or multiple works if intention is to regard a series as a single work.

11. All work (or works in series) must be exhibition ready and available for installation by April 16 and collected after the event by April 26. Students are responsible for the delivery and pick-up of their works.

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* 1. Student Info

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* 2. Projected Graduation Year:

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* 3. Program of Study:

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* 4. Title of Artwork

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* 5. Year of Completion

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* 6. Medium

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* 7. Dimensions

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* 8. The work is exhibition ready

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* 9. Is the work available for sale, should it not be awarded the purchase prize

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* 10. Please select the category the work is being submitted for:

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* 11. Brief Artist’s Statement (100 words)

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* 12. Description of Work (100 words)

If my work is selected as one of the ten finalists for the Starfish Student Art Award,
I confirm that:

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* 13. I am a full-time student currently enrolled at NSCAD University/or I was enrolled as a full-time student at NSCAD University during the Summer or Fall 2018 semester.

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* 14. I will retain intellectual property of my artwork, but I will deliver and transfer ownership of my artwork to the President’s Art Bank at NSCAD University where it will become part of NSCAD University’s permanent collection if I am selected as the grand prize winner.

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* 15. NSCAD University retains the right to exhibit the work when and where it sees fit, including, but not limited to, an exhibition at the gala event on April 25, 2019 at the Port Campus.

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* 16. I agree to have my name and contact information released to the Starfish Student Art Award Jury, and the Starfish Student Art Award donors.

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* 17. I agree to have my name and artwork used to promote the Starfish Student Art Award and NSCAD University in current and future promotional materials, on the web, and in the media. I also agree to provide a brief bio and have my photo taken for promotional purposes.

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* 18. I agree to allow my artwork to be reproduced by the media and/or NSCAD staff photographers to promote the Starfish Student Art Award and NSCAD University.

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* 19. I will attend the award reception(s).

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* 20. I understand that if I do not agree to all of the above listed requirements I forfeit the opportunity to be nominated for the Starfish Student Art Award.

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