Cincinnati Art Museum announces The Marjorie Schiele Prize

The Cincinnati Art Museum announces The Marjorie Schiele Prize. The triennial award honors the work and legacy of Marjorie Schiele, a Cincinnati artist whose generous bequest established it. September 29, 2012 – December 09, 2012.

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Eligibility is restricted to artists and designers who hold a degree from an accredited school of art and design, and who have received prior recognition in publication or exhibition beyond a local level. The Prize recognizes ambition to effect change in and through the real world byutilizing art and design; it is open to all mediums. The Marjorie Schiele Prize celebrates a legacy of visionary art and design, which has roots in the Arts & Crafts tradition and exists between different media and disciplines. It can reveal structures that order our lives and frame our present condition. Exemplary art and design can take the form of industrial or graphic design, but can also build on traditions in painting, sculpture, drawing, or photography and new media, film and video, It has the sensitivity to provide comfort and the power to facilitate transformation.

The jurors for the first Marjorie Schiele Prize are Claudia Gould, Director of the Jewish Museum (New York), Robert Storr, Dean, Yale School of Art (New Haven), Max Hollein, Director of the Städel Museums, (Frankfurt, Germany), and Cincinnati Art Museum Director, Aaron Betsky.

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