Vera List Prize for Writing on the Visual Arts

April 11, 2022
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MIT Community
A large-scale mural of distorted graphite-like text and a beer can discarded in corner.

Raymond Boisjoly, Always Some Number of Things, 2021. Beer can on wall, 118 x 148 in. (300 x 376 cm). Courtesy Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver. Photo: Rachel Topham Photography

The MIT List Visual Arts Center is pleased to sponsor the 2022 Vera List Prize for Writing on the Visual Arts. This writing contest is part of the 2022 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 11, 5 PM. Before submitting an application, please review the submission guidelines


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