2023 Vera List Prize for Writing on the Visual Arts

April 10, 2023
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Installation view featuring two inkjet prints on vinyl hanging side by side with distorted overlapping text and wavy shapes on the edges.

Never quite fully, 2022. Installation view: Raymond Boisjoly: The Explanatory Void. MIT List Visual Arts Center, 2022. Courtesy the artist and Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver. Photo: Mel Taing.

The MIT List Visual Arts Center is pleased to sponsor the 2023 Vera List Prize for Writing on the Visual Arts.

This writing contest is part of the 2023 Karmel Writing Prizes and is open to MIT undergraduate and graduate students. We are seeking submissions from students writing in an accessible forum about contemporary art and culture in the world today. 

The deadline for submissions is Monday, April 10, 5 PM. Before submitting an application, please review the submission guidelines


$700 First prize; $500 Second prize for both undergraduate and graduate students.