Utah Senate anounces visual arts scholarship competition for 2019

The 5th Annual Utah Senate Visual Arts Scholarship Competition for 9th – 12th-grade students is now open.

The 2019 theme is INSPIRED UTAH. The Competition is sponsored by Senate President Stuart Adams and the Utah State Senate.

Twenty – five scholarships will be awarded. Scholarship awards of $5,000, $3,000, $1,000, $500 and $300 will be deposited into accounts for the students at the Utah Educational Savings Plan. The winning entries will be featured on the third-floor corridor of the Capitol through the 2019 Utah Legislative Session. The 1st place work remains in the Utah Senate suite.

The students will receive their awards in the Senate Chamber during the 2019 Legislative Session and Arts Day on the Hill, Thursday, February 21st. The work will be exhibited outside the Senate Chamber on the third floor of the Capitol Rotunda.

This competition is facilitated by the Arts Education Program of the Utah Division of Arts and Museums. The deadline for student submissions is Friday, January 11th, 2019.

Competition guidelines are available online at artsandmuseums.utah.gov. For questions, contact the arts education office at (801) 236-7557 or email [email protected].