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A3 Blackface #69
Acrylic on mulberry paper
© the Artist

 

art + creative writings + judges = Writer’s Eye

You are invited to compete in the 20th annual Writer’s Eye at the University of Virginia Art Museum. This docent-organized program encourages writers of all ages to use visual art as an inspiration for creating original poetry or prose compositions. Entries are judged in four categories: grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, and University/Adult.

Writer’s Eye 2006–07: September 12 through November 3

All entries due in the Museum by 5 pm on Friday, November 3

Awards Ceremony and Reception: Sunday, February 25, 2007, 2pm in the Museum

INFORMATION CONTACT

 

• SELECTED ARTWORK
• WHAT IS THE WRITER’S EYE ?
• SELECTING A WORK OF ART
• ENTERING THE CONTEST
HOW TO BOOK A TOUR
SOL REQUIREMENTS
• PRIZES
• JUDGES
Complicit! Exhibition




pdf Entry Form
  pdf Entry Form (side 2)
  pdf Guidelines for Teachers
Liz Craft
The Pony
, 2003
Bronze, patina and oil paint
Courtesy of Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York and Richard B. Sachs Collection, New York
© the Artist
Robert Colescott
Tastess Lik Chicken
Acrylic on canvas
Courtesy of Phyllis Kind Gallery, New York and Laura Russo Gallery, Portland
© the Artist
 



Ruth Laxson
A Hundred Years of Lex Flex,
2003
Digital prepress and offset printing on Mohawk Vellum
Courtesy of Druckwerk-Jabbooks
© the Artist
Sharon Lockhart
Julia and Thomas,
1994
Framed C-prints
Courtesy of The Broad Art Foundation, Santa Monica
© the Artist
Nancy Davidson
Strapped-0n,
2004
Latex, fabric, wood, plastic
© the Artist



Lari Pittman
With Appreciation, I will Have Had Understood the Decorum of My Mobility, 1999
Courtesy of The Broad Art Foundation, Santa Monica
© the Artist
Nancy Chunn
Heaven’s Gate
Ink and pastel on newsprint
© the Artist
Justine Kurland
Slumber Party,
2000
Satin laminated c-print, edition 1/6
© the Artist



Geoff McGann
Untitled, 2004
Digital capture:ink-jet print
© the Artist
Jennifer McCoy and Kevin McCoy
The Kiss
, 2002
Multimedia Suitcase
Courtesy of the Artist and Postmasters Gallery, New York
© the Artist
Gregory Crewdson
Untitled (Awake), 2001
Digital c-print
Courtesy of Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York
© the Artist



Scott Greene
Civil Serpent, 2005
Oil on canvas on panel
Courtesy of the Artist and Catharine Clark Gallery,
San Francisco
© the Artist
Judy Fox
Lakshmi, 1999
Original terra cotta with casein paint
Courtesy of the Artist and PPOW Gallery, New York
© the Artist
Alexis Rockman
Seaworld
, 2004
Oil and Acrylic on two panels
Courtesy of the Artist and Leo Koenig Inc.
© the Artist



George Romney
Portrait of Master Thomas Wallace
, ca.1780-81
Oil on canvas
Collection University of Virginia Art Museum
James Welty  
All things Hobble Together, 2006
Welded copper
© the Artist
Will Hicok Low
L’Interlude, Jardin de MacMonnies  ca. 1900
Oil on canvas
Collection University of Virginia Art Museum


The WRITER'S EYE COMPETITION
September 12-November 3, 2006

Tours: September 12-October 27, 2006

Entries due: Friday, November 3, 2006, 5:00 pm

Awards Ceremony: Sunday, February 25, 2007, 2-5 pm

INFORMATION CONTACT

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Joganden Moon from “One Hundred Aspects of the Moon,” 1888 
Color woodblock print
Collection University of Virginia Art Museum
Yamamoto Baiitsu
Bamboo Groves
Hanging scroll, ink on silk
Collection University of Virginia Art Museum