Chartwell Trust Student Art Writing Prize

 

The Chartwell Trust Student Art Writing Prize is an annual award that asks students of Victoria University of Wellington to write a review or essay about an exhibition at the Adam Art Gallery or a work from the Victoria University of Wellington Art Collection.

The prize is generously sponsored by The Chartwell Trust which provides support and patronage to a number of selected art projects, galleries and artists, with the central aim of providing opportunities for the encouragement of understanding about art both within the public art sector and the wider community.

 

 


2017 CALL FOR ENTRIES
The Chartwell Trust Student Art Writing Prize An annual opportunity for emerging art writers
 

ABOUT
The Chartwell Trust Student Art Writing Prize is an annual award that invites students of Victoria University of Wellington to write a review or essay about an exhibition at the Adam Art Gallery or a work from the Victoria University of Wellington Art Collection. The prize is generously sponsored by The Chartwell Trust which provides support and patronage to a number of selected art projects, galleries and artists, with the central aim of providing opportunities for the encouragement of understanding about art both within the public art sector and the wider community. 

PRIZE

  • The winning entry is judged by a panel of experts from within and outside the University.
  • The winner will receive a prize of $500 and have their essay published on the Adam Art Gallery website.
  • The organisers reserve the right to split the prize between no more than two entries.
  • From time to time judges will also commend submissions in addition to the winning entry.

GUIDELINES/CRITERIA

  • Entries should be in the form of a review or essay addressing an exhibition at the Adam Art Gallery or a work from the Victoria University of Wellington Art Collection. VUW Art Collection works are displayed in public locations of the Victoria University of Wellington campuses in Kelburn, Te Aro and Pipitea.
  • Submissions should be no more than 1,500 words.
  • Texts should be clearly labelled with author’s name, contact details, course of study and student ID.
  • Texts must be submitted in Microsoft Word format (A4, 1.5 spaced).
  • View previous winning entries below

ELIGIBILITY
The prize is open to all students attending Victoria University of Wellington in 2017.

DEADLINE
Entries are now open and can be submitted anytime until the closing date.
All entries must be received by end of day Sunday 17 September 2017.

SUBMIT
Please submit entries via email to: adamartgallery@vuw.ac.nz or by post:
The Chartwell Trust Student Art Writing Prize
c/- Adam Art Gallery
Victoria University of Wellington
PO Box 600
Wellington 6140


ESSAYS BY PREVIOUS WINNERS:

An essay on the role of language in the exhibition Inhabiting Space by Evangeline Riddiford Graham, winner 2016

Ways of looking; ways of seeing by Cindy Jemmett, winner 2016

Kari Schmidt winner 2015

Simon Gennard winner 2014

Nalin Samountry winner 2013

Hadleigh Tiddy’s winner 2013

Katherine Emma Ng winner 2012 [PDF]

Sharon Taylor-Offord winner 2011 [PDF]

Kath Foster winner 2010 [PDF]

Abby Wendy winner 2009 [PDF]

Jamie Morris joint winner 2008 [pdf]

Meredith Parkin joint winner 2008 [PDF]

Stella Ramage winner 2007 [PDF]