Mahoney Institute for Neurosciences Digital Art Contest: March 7
January 14, 2014, Volume 60, No. 18
The Mahoney Institute for Neurosciences (MINS) is holding a Digital Art Contest. Contestants are to create neuroscience-themed images for potential display in and around the Neuroscience Offices on the 2nd floor of the Clinical Research Building (CRB). Prizes will be awarded.
Deadline: Friday March 7, 2014.
The art contest is open to all Penn faculty, staff, students and alumni. Top consideration will be given to images related to neuroscience, neuroscience research or the history of neuroscience research at the University of Pennsylvania.
There will be (3) $1,000 first place winners, (4) $500 second place winners, and (5) $100 third place winners and $50 honorable mention winners. Winners are responsible for all applicable taxes associated with the receipt of the prize.
Individuals will not receive any additional payment for the use of their work.
All entries must be made through the URL below. Email submission and/or physical submission will not be accepted.
Winners will be contacted by email and announced at the MINS 30th Annual Retreat, Wednesday, April 2, 2014 in Houston Hall.
By entering the MINS Digital Art Contest, contestants agree to the following:
All art submissions will become the property of MINS. No additional payments will be issued for any uses of artworks that are submitted.
Artist agrees to indemnify and hold harmless MINS of and from any and all claims, demands, losses, causes of action, lawsuits, judgments, including all attorney fees and costs, arising out of or relating to the work of artist.
The artist further agrees that MINS and the department of neuroscience will archive the chosen artwork for the purpose of historical documentation.
Criteria for Judging:
• Artistic expression of the neuroscience-related theme.
• Creativity and originality of the depicted theme.
• Quality and overall design based on the theme.
• Overall impression of the art.
Digital image must be a minimum of 600 dpi when displayed as 16”W x 22”H.
Please label your image file with your name.
For questions, please feel free to email Jacqueline Fowlkes at: MinsArtContest@gmail.com
To submit an entry visit: http://somapps.med.upenn.edu/apps/form/INS/view.php?id=330
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