PITTSBURGH, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Click. Snap. Story! Do you have what it takes to tell a story through the lens of a camera? Enter The Art Institutes 2011 Storytellers Photography Competition for a chance to compete for a tuition scholarship towards a photography program at an Art Institutes school.
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The Art Institutes 2011 Storytellers Photography Competition is open to high school seniors graduating in 2011 and adults/high school graduates in the U.S. The competition offers students the opportunity to earn a scholarship to a participating Art Institutes school.
"This scholarship competition provides an opportunity for creative thinkers interested in pursuing a photography education at one of The Art Institutes schools with a venue to showcase their talents. We hope that entrants are able to utilize this competition as a learning experience that will support them as they pursue a photography education and career," said John Mazzoni, President of The Art Institutes.
The competition has two categories: one for high school seniors graduating in 2011 and one for adults/high school graduates. The grand prize winner in the high school senior category will earn up to a $40,000 scholarship to an Art Institutes school offering a photography program. The grand prize winner in the high school graduate category earns a $10,000 scholarship to an Art Institutes school offering a photography program.
Entrants submit six original photographs that tell a story on a single theme, a 500-800 word artist statement describing the entry, and a high school transcript or proof of high school graduation demonstrating a GPA of 2.0 or higher. For complete entry details, please visit http://www.artinstitutes.edu/photocompetition.
The deadline for entries into the competition is March 11, 2011.
For more information on how to enter The Art Institutes 2011 Storytellers Photography Competition and for official rules, visit www.artinstitutes.edu/photocompetition.
The Art Institutes (www.artinstitutes.edu) is a system of more than 45 education institutions located throughout North America. The Art Institutes system is America's leader in creative education providing an important source for design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts professionals. Several institutions included in The Art Institutes system are campuses of South University.
SOURCE The Art Institutes