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Writer's Eye Rules
This contest is open to writers from third grade through adult who visit the University Art Museum, 155 Rugby Road. A list of the Writer's Eye art selections and contest entry forms are available at the front desk of the Museum. Contestants write an original poem or short story that is a personal response to one of these works of art. 
    • Entry forms are available in the Museum.
    • Poems are limited to two standard sized pages in length.
    • Prose entries are limited to 1000 words.
    • Entries must be original, never before published work by the author. 
    • Writers grant permission to the University Art Museum to publish entries.
    • Submit 3 copies (paper clip together) for elementary grades 3-5, high school and university/adult.
    • Submit 4 copies (paper clip together) for middle school grades 6-8.
    • Entries will not be returned.
    • Only one entry is allowed per writer.
    • Only winners will be notified by mail and announced on this web site. 
    • The Museum reserves the right to eliminate a category if entries are insufficient in number or quality.
    • Prizes will be awarded at a ceremony on Sunday, February 24,  2002.
    • Entries must be received at the Museum by 5:00 PM, Friday, November 30, 2001. 
    • Mailed entries should be sent to: 
The Writer's Eye
University Art Museum
Thomas H. Bayly Building
University of Virginia
P.O. Box 400119
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4119

Writer's Eye