January 2010 Archives

Art Contest for 2011 Annual Meeting

Create next year's Annual Meeting artwork

The Higher Learning Commission is now accepting entries for its art contest. The winning piece will be used on 2011 Annual Meeting promotional materials. The winning artist receives a $1,500 award.

The deadline is March 25, 2010. Submit entries to: artcontest@hlcommission.org

Eligibility
Entrants must be faculty, staff, or students of an NCA-HLC accredited institution.

Interpretation
Artwork should reflect the theme: Quality in Higher Education

Submit Image
Entries must be received no later than March 25, 2010. No late submissions will be accepted.

Submit digital images of the work of art in a PC compatible tif file, with a resolution of 300 DPI and an image size no smaller than 7 inches (17.78 cm) x 7 inches (17.78cm). Please do not submit the original piece of work.

Conditions of Entry
By entering in the contest, the entrant agrees to the following conditions:

The artwork cannot already have been previously published.

The winning entry will become the property of The Higher Learning Commission, to be included in the organization's art collection.

A winning entrant agrees that The Higher Learning Commission shall have the right to reproduce the artwork on its Web site, and on promotional posters, art cards or other printed materials.

Entries must be accompanied by an official entry form containing the following information:
o Artist's name, institution, address, telephone number, and e-mail address
o A short artist's biography
o Description of the artwork, including dimensions, medium and title
o Acknowledgment of the conditions of the entry

Prizes and Selection
Entries will be narrowed to three finalists. The finalists will be showcased during the 2010 Annual Meeting before approximately 3,400 attendees for the final voting process.

A prize award of $1,500 will be awarded to the winning entrant.

Notification
The winning entrant will be notified shortly after the close of the selection process. The selected artwork must by received by The Higher Learning Commission by May 7, 2010.

Submit entries and any questions to: artcontest@hlcommission.org

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