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Art Deadlines

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Kathy Talley-Jones (KTalleyJones)
Thu, 05 Dec 1996 08:44:37 -0800

The Art Deadlines List - December 1996 Edition

This is The Art DEADLINES List. It is a list of competitions,
contests, call for entries/papers, grants, scholarships, fellowships,
jobs, internships, etc, in the arts or related areas (painting,
drawing, animation, poetry, writing, music, multimedia,
reporting/journalism, cartooning, dance, photography, video, film,
sculpture, etc), some of which have prizes worth thousands of dollars.
It is international in scope. Contests and competitions for students,
K-12 and college aged, are included. Some events/items take place on
the Internet. You are invited to submit items. The list is mailed
around the first of each month.

May 1, 1997 The National Park Academy of the Arts and the National
ParkFoundation recently launched the 1997 call for entries in the
eleventh annual ARTS FOR THE PARKS Competition, one of the country's
largest and richest art contests. ARTS FOR THE PARKS is a search for
100 paintings that best capture the "essence" and diversity of the
landscape, wildlife, and history of our national park system. It is
open to all artists. Entries will be juried first by slides. Image
size must be between 300 and 616 square inches. $35 entry fee. For
further information contact: Arts For the Parks, Box 608, Jackson WY
83001 OR 800-553-ARTS

December 6, 1996 CALL FOR ENTRIES: The Photographic Resource
announces The Second Annual Members' Exhibition. Special offer only
until August 30, mention the Art Deadlines List and take $5 off your
membership! Jurors are Catherine Edelman, Director, Catherine Edelman
Gallery, Chicago, and Robert E Seydel, the PRC's Curator of
Exhibitions. For a prospectus and entry form, send an SASE to:
Members' Exhibitions, The Photographic Resource Center, 602
Commonwealth Av, Boston MA 02215 OR 8/31/96

December 19, 1996 The Poets' Edge Magazine, a quarterly magazine
dedicated to promoting the work of poets, writers and visual artists
is currently seeking submissions of poetry, short fiction, essays,
articles and visual art. For guidelines send a SASE to: The Poets'
Edge, 301 4th St Suite 6, Marysville CA 95901 OR simeroth

The Poets' Edge is sponsoring The Marguerite Sousa Memorial Poetry
Awards. Deadline December 15. For guidelines e-mail

January 3, 1997 POSITION AVAILABLE: University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Assistant Professor, tenure track, with expertise in Graphic Design.
Shared responsibilities teaching undergraduate foundation courses.
Will teach undergraduate and graduate students in Graphic
Design/Digital Arts. Supervise MFA/GTA students. Will contribute to
expanding program in digital visual communications and multimedia.
Shared responsibilities for maintaining digital arts laboratory MFA
degree in art preferred (Graphic Design or related area preferred) or
equivalent terminal degree. Solid design experience on Macintosh
platform. Teaching experience at university level and/or professional
experience preferred. Teaching experience in visual decision-making
routines for visual communications and graphic design software
preferred. Must have expertise on Macintosh platform, experience and
knowledge in planning and creation of digital graphic design and
typography. Illustration ability portrayed with the assistance of the
computer. Salary competitive and dependent upon experience. Start
August 1997. The University of Nebraska is committed to a pluralistic
campus community through Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity and
is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. We assure
reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act;
Contact Ron Bartels for assistance. Interviews conducted at CAA in
February 1997. Applicants must send the following: 1) A letter of
application including a statement about teaching and creative
research; 2) 20 annotated 35mm slides of personal work; and 10
annotated 35mm slides of student work, if available; 3) Three letters
of reference sent directly to the chairman, Search Committee cited
below; 4) A separate letter requesting that your slide materials be
returned to you when we are finished with your application review
process; 5) a self-addressed stamped envelope for the return of your
slide materials. Send to: Ron Bartels, Chairman Graphic Design Search
Committee, College of Fine & Performing Arts, Department of Art & Art
History, 207 NCW, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln NE

February 15, 1997 CALL TO ARTISTS: Alien Art Ransom. We are seeking
work in 2d, 3d, metal glass, wood, mixed-media, no installation. We're
mounting a gallery/show that will culminate in an auction of works,
minimum bid to be negotiated with artist upon acceptance of work.
Alien Art Ransom is scheduled for Spring '97, and will be built around
artist interpretations of 3 related themes: 1. Other beings & their
things (grey phase) 2. Humans and the(ir) future (dark grey phase) 3.
When worlds collide (white phase) The third 'white' phase, when worlds
collide, can be viewed either as a continuation of phases one or two,
or as a whole new departure point. White phase is wide open to your
interpretation. $15 entry fee/ 6 slides max. Number slides & include
titles. Slides will be returned only if accompanied by SASE.
Additional information available from, or send slides to: Alien Art
Ransom, 3426 15th Av S, Seattle WA 98144 OR art4all

You can advertise your announcement/event/product on the Art
List. The cost is $50 for one month, $125 for three months. Your
announcement will reach 2600+ individual email addresses, between
and 8000 World Wide Web visitors, and 1500 paper edition readers each

The Art Deadlines List is available in two versions: paid & free. The
free version contains a smaller number of items with contact
information, but shows most of the items received by paid subscribers.
PAID subscribers receive about 200 items each month. A subscription
costs $12 for 12 once-a-month issues, sent to your email address. The
Art Deadlines List is available on paper, via US mail. The cost is $24
for 12 once-a-month issues, add $8 for foreign airmail delivery. A
sample copy of the COMPLETE paper edition costs $3 ($2 for a complete
sample via email). Send payment, US bank or USPS money order only, to:
Resources, Box 381067, Cambridge MA 02238, USA


Dec 01, 1996 20th Annual December Open Juried Competition, Artworks
Gallery, December 4-21, 1996. All media. $10 fee for each entry up to
three. Awards: large cash prizes. Delivery of work from 12-3. Send
SASE to: Artworks Gallery, 233 Pearl St, Hartford CT 06103 OR

Dec 01, 1996 Art New England magazine is looking for student interns
to assist with editorial, advertising, and office support. If you are
interested in learning about the inner workings of the world of
publications call: 617-782-3008

Dec 01, 1996 Earth & Sky Radio, in conjunction with the National
Science Foundation, invites students in grades K-12 to enter its third
annual Young Producers Contest. Teams of students must write and
record a radio show on a science or nature topic of their choice. Five
winners will be chosen for broadcast on the Earth and Sky Radio
series. Members of a grand-prize winning team will receive $1,000 US
Savings Bonds. Member of the four other finalists teams will get $500
US Savings Bonds. For more information, contact Earth & Sky at:
512-477-4411 OR info

Bowling Green,
Ohio, JULY 25-28, 1997. KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Valerie Steele, author of
FASHION & EROTICISM, FETISH, & editor of the new journal FASHION
Morris, Lynn Spigel, Robyn Wiegman. Plus: The "ADIOS, BARBIE"/HUES
Fashion Show, a performance/critique from the third wave feminist
magazine's multiethnic editorial collective. We invite a wide variety
of material, cultural, and discursive experiences including academic
and nonacademic approaches. Proposals welcomed in any format;
max for proposals. Send to: The Style Conference, Women's Studies
Program, 246 Shatzel Hall, Bowling Green State University, Bowling
Green OH 43403 OR style OR OR 608-238-3612

Dec 01, 1996 Annual Fiction Contest - OVER $3,000 IN PRIZES EVERY
YEAR. There is a first prize of $2,000 and 5 runner-up prizes of $200
each, plus each of the six winning stories is published, and the
author receives the standard publication payment of $20 per published
page. (All funds in Canadian dollars.) $20 entry and reading fee. The
contest is open to anyone except students or instructors in the
Creative Writing Department at the University of British Columbia.
Details from: PRISM international Fiction Contest, Department of
Creative Writing, University of British Columbia, Buch E 462 - 1866
Main Mall, Vancouver BC V6T 1Z1, Canada OR 604-822-2514 OR
604-822-3616 OR

Dec 01, 1996 The Louisiana Film Commission announces its second
Screenwriter's Competition for feature screenwriters. The competition
is open to all screenwriters and offers recognition and an opportunity
for screenplays to be read by industry professionals. Cash prizes of
$1,000 each will be awarded to the top three screenplays which will be
announced in March. Submissions will be judged in a preliminary round
by the Louisiana Film Commission and other designated represenitives.
The (3) three top screen plays will then be determined by a panel of
industry professionals. Details from: Dr. Andrew Horton OR (504)
943-5486 OR Chris Brand (504) 486-3112 OR 1-800-4-SHOT-LA OR
cbrand OR

Dec 01, 1996 Dollar Bill Redesign Concept: Well, they redid the $100
bill, but for all the wrong reasons. The US$1 bill, drawing ever
nearer in value to the first class postage stamp, should be treated
like a stamp and exciting new designs should be released every few
months! Collectors will stockpile 'em. Competitions could be held each
year at art and design schools for Dollar Bill commissions. Young
artists and designers can gain exposure. The backs of the bills might
fit together to form a larger picture, like Star Wars cards did. We
could have themed series. We could break away from having the most
boring paper currency in the world (green & white? Zzzz). Final
compilation of entries will be sent to the US Treasury Department and
other appropriate authorities as a suggestion. Specs: Create a
prototype US$1 bill in whatever size and colors you think appropriate.
Include your design for both the front and the back of the bill if you
like. Send all entries to Blind Robin at: InDigest Press, Box 480,
Denville NJ 07834-0480 OR InDigestPress

Dec 01, 1996 Santa Barbara International Film Festival invites 16mm &
35mm films and VHS & 3/4" videos of any length and genre. Audience
best of category awards. Preview on VHS only. Entry fee: $40. Contact:
Diane Durst, Santa Barbara Intl Film Festival, 1216 State St Suite
710, Santa Barbara CA 93101 OR 805-963-0023 OR 805-962-2524(FAX)

FILM/VIDEO (anticipated tenure-track position; PhD or MFA required).
Responsibilities include conducting research and/or creative activity
that explores the potential of directing/editing in post-production
environment and teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in
film/video. Send letter of application, vita, transcripts, evidence of
teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation to Frank
Tomasulo, Chair, Search Committee, Dept. Of Communication, Georgia
State University, University Plaza, Atlanta GA 30303

applicants for
two tenure-track positions: 1.) Film Production: Candidates must teach
16mm production from the beginning to advanced levels and have
expertise in one or more of the following: cinematography and
lighting, animation, film sound, video production, multi-media
production, and new technologies. Rank is Assistant or Associate
Professor. Applicants must have college-level teaching experience and
an established record of creative work. Graduate degree is required,
MFA or PhD. 2.) Screenwriting. Candidates must teach creative writing
for film and television from the beginning to advanced levels and have
expertise in one or more of the following: feature screenwriting,
dramatic writing for television, situation comedy, and documentary.
Rank is Assistant or Associate Professor. Applicants must have
college-level teaching experience and an established record of
creative work. Graduate degree is required, MFA or PhD required. Rank
and salary for each position will be based upon qualifications and
experience. Please send your reply to: Eric Schaefer, Division of
Mass Communication, Emerson College, 100 Beacon St, Boston MA

Tenure-track position at Assistant Professor level in film and
television theory, history, and cultural studies, effective 7/1/97. A
strong commitment to teaching and outstanding research potential is
required. A PhD normally is required by the time of appointment. Women
and minorities are encouraged to apply. Submit a letter of
application, c.v., recent publication or writing sample, and three
letters of recommendation to: Search Committee Chair, Dept. Of Film
Studies, Univ. Of California, Santa Barbara CA 93106-4010

Dec 01, 1996 The Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation and the
Composers' Union of Russia announce the Second Sergei Prokofiev
Composers Competition for piano compositions. Composers from any
country may enter only one of the following categories: 1) a work
(concerto, rhapsody, etc.) for piano and full orchestra, 2) a
large-scale work (sonata, suite, variations, etc.) for piano solo, or
3) a small single-movement work (prelude, piece, etude, toccata, etc.)
for piano solo. Submitted works must not have been previously
performed, published, or awarded a prize. Anonymous submission.
in each of the above categories, respectively: 1) $3,000, $2,500, and
$2,000, 2) $2,000, $1,500, and $1,000, and 3) $1,000, $750, and $500.
Prize-winning works will be performed at a Russian music festival in
1997, and will be considered for publication by "Compositor"
Publishers. Contact: Sergei Prokofiev Competition, Ministry of
Culture of the Russian Federation, Kitaysky proezd, 7 Moscow 103693,

Dec 01, 1996 RABBIT/MOON Create mail art inspired by the Chinese
legend of the "Rabbit in the Moon" or any moon legend, real or
imagined. No size/media restrictions. No returns. Documentation to
all. Or for more info write: Skybridge Studios, Box 2056, Marion IN

Professor in Comparative Literature and American Cultural Studies, to
teach in both programs, with a specialization in film, preferably film
theory. A strong comparative record is expected, as well as clear
promise of excellence in teaching and research. Send letter of
application, c.v., and dossier to: Randolph Pope, Chair of Comparative
Literature, Campus Box 1107, Washington University, One Brookings
Drive, St. Louis MO 63130-4899

Dec 01, 1996 The Pacific Composers Forum and the Armadillo String
Quartet announce a string quartet composition contest open to
California composers. Entry fee: $15. Contact: Pacific Composers
Forum, 2054 Midvale Av, Los Angeles CA 90025 OR

Professor in Post-Colonial Literatures and Film. Tenure track. PhD and
evidence of strong publishing career and success in teaching required.
All members of Literature Faculty teach in a broadly based
undergraduate curriculum. Applicants who also have an interest in
Asian-American literature especially welcome. Preference given to
candidates with record of publication. Send letter, c.v., dossier, and
writing sample to: Peter S. Donaldson, Literature Faculty 14N-409, 77
Massachusetts Av, Cambridge MA 02139

$45 fee for scripts, $75 per book. Awards of up to $10,000 per option
on selected entries. Details from: Columbus Discovery Awards, 433 N
Camden Dr Suite 600, Beverly Hills CA 90210 OR 310-288-1988 OR
310-288-0257(FAX) OR

Dec 01, 1996 SHORT STORY CONTEST $12 entry fee. For details send
to: December Contest, Susan Carroll Publishing, Box 3529, Williamsburg
VA 23187

Dec 01, 1996 Kentucky Art and Craft Foundation is accepting
applications for its Early Times Scholarship, sponsored by
Brown-Forman Corporation, to enable professional craft artists to
further pursue their artistic goals. Contact: KACF, 609 W Main St,
Louisville KY 40202

Dec 01, 1996 The National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts
(NFAA) is accepting applications for the 1996-97 NFAA/Astral Career
Grants. The modest quarterly grants are awarded to composers,
choreographers, pianists, vocalists and ballet dancers who need timely
financial assistance in order to take advantage of a specific career
opportunity. For more information: NFAA/Astral, 800 Brickell Av Suite
500, Miami FL 33131 OR 305-377-1148

Dec 01, 1996 Shubert Foundation support grants to theaters, dance
companies and related organizations. Contact: Shubert Foundation, 234
West 44th St, New York NY 10036 OR 212-944-3777

Dec 01, 1996 Corning Museum of Glass calls for slides of innovative
works designed and made in 1996. 100 winners will be published in New
Glass Review 18. Entry form: CMG, 1 Museum Way, Corning NY

Dec 01, 1996 Metals, etc., at Lubbock Fine Arts Center (Mar 3 - Apr
18, 1997). Jewelry and metalwork eligible. Juried. Cash awards. Entry
fee. For prospectus send SASE to: LFAC, 2600 Avenue P, Lubbock TX

FOR THE ARTS Alaska State Council on the Arts is seeking nominations
for the 1997 Governor's Awards for the Arts. On behalf of the
Governor, the Council solicits nominations identifying persons and
organizations that have made significant contributions to the arts in
Alaska. The Governor's Awards for the Arts, first presented in 1967,
are presented to individual artists, patrons, arts advocates,
organizations, schools and businesses that help make Alaska a state
where the arts are thriving and important. This year, the family of
former Council Member Margaret Cooke, established a fund in her
memory. The fund honors excellence in Native Arts and Culture. The
endowment will bestow a small cash award with the Governor's
Awards in
Native Arts. Nominations must be submitted in writing on an official
nomination form. Copies of the nomination form are available at the
Council office. Individuals or organizations may submit nominations;
nominations must be received at the Council office. For more
information: Alaska State Council on the Arts, 411 W 4th Av Suite 1E,
Anchorage AK 99501-2343 OR 907 269-6610 OR asca

Dec 02, 1996 Do You Know a Young Hero? Five outstanding young
ages 12-17 who have made an enduring, significant contribution to
their school, community, nation and/or the world will be honored next
year with a "react Take Action Award". Sponsored by react magazine
and the Gardner Fund of the New World Foundation, each award will
include $20,000 to be used for college expenses. Nominees should
the activism, compassion and community service that marks them as
future leaders. To nominate a young person who fits this picture,
send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: "react Take Action
Awards", Box 4619 Grand Central Station, New York NY 10163 OR

Dec 02, 1996 7th International Design Competition, Osaka. $30,000
Grand Prize. Contact: Japan Design Foundation, Festival Department,
Osaka Ekimae-Daichi Bldg 8F, 1-3-1-800 Umeda Kita-ku, Osaka 530,
OR 06-346-2611 OR 06-346-2615(FAX)

Dec 03, 1996 An Income of Her Own, a nonprofit economic-literacy
network, invites 13- to 19-year-old girls and women to create their
own start-up business plan for the 1996 Teen Business Plan
Competition. Five winners receive an expenses-paid trip to a major US
city. For an application, contact: An Income of Her Own, 1804 W
Burbank Blvd, Burbank CA 91506 OR 800-350-2978 OR

Dec 04, 1996 Baltimore Howard Street Competition: aimed at exploring
innovative design solutions for several sites in the Howard Street
Corridor, a venerable urban district. Contact: constructive Ideas
Competition, Baltimore Architecture Foundation, 11 1/2 W Chase St,
Baltimore MD 21201 OR 410-727-4620(FAX) OR OR BYAC

Dec 05, 1996 The American Library Association's American Association
of School Librarians sponsor mini-grants for teams of teachers and
school librarians who design new ways to use the Internet in the
classroom FUNDS: $500 mini-grants for teams to use to attend a state
or national conference. In 1996, AASL awarded six teams of teachers
and librarians with the mini-grants. ELIGIBILITY: Collaborative teams
of teachers and school librarians or school library media specialists.
The librarians or media specialists must be members of AASL. AREAS:
Teams should use Internet resources to develop meaningful curriculum
connections and new ways to use the Internet for teaching. CONTACT:
ICONnect Mini-Grants, American Association of School Librarians, 50
East Huron, Chicago IL 60611 OR 800-545-2433 ext 4389 OR

Dec 05, 1996 CHRISTMAS SHORT STORY Writing Competition. Short
that touches the magic of the season; 3,000 words maximum. Entry fee
$5. Prizes: $50, $25, $15. Details from: ByLine, Box 130596, Edmond
OK 73013 OR

Dec 06, 1996 Weekly Reader's READ magazine and the Center for the
at the Library of Congress announce the Letters about Literature Essay
Contest. Students in grades 6-12 are encouraged to write a letter of
1,000 or fewer words to an author whose book evoked strong feelings
them. The grand-prize winner receives an expenses-paid trip to
Washington, DC, plus publication in READ. Nine finalists receive cash
awards, and participating state centers give cash awards to the top
essayist in the state. For more information and an entry form,
contact: Letters About Literature, READ Magazine, Weekly Reader Corp,
245 Long Hill Rd, Middletown CT 06457-9291

Dec 06, 1996 National Printmaking 1997, February 19-March 26, 1997.
Receipt of prints for final jury - January 24, 1997. A juried
exhibition with up to $3000 in purchase awards. Prints in any medium
are eligible with no limitations as to color, surface or materials.
Must be original works of art and executed within the past three
years. For a prospectus, send a SASE to: Judy Masterson, Gallery
Director, The College of New Jersey, Department of Art, Hillwood
Lakes, CN 4700, Trenton NJ 08650-4700

Dec 06, 1996 The Harry J Logan Foundation announces the Chamber
America Award for Excellence in Chamber Music Teaching, a $1000
given to an outstanding chamber-music educator leading programs for
children ages 6-18. For more information, contact: Chamber Music
America, 305 Seventh Av 5th Floor, New York NY 10001-6008 OR

Dec 08, 1996 Logo Design Contest Be a part of this nationwide arts
initiative aimed at increasing access to arts and cultural information
on the Internet. Your work will be highlighted in all of our print and
online materials. You will be credited on the main Open Studio home
page, with a link to your site or email, if you desire. And best of
all, receive the following prizes: A free one-year subscription to
Arts Wire, an online community for the arts, A 20" color monitor,
courtesy of Apple Computer, Inc. Contact: annieg OR Anne
Green, Open Studio: The Arts Online, Benton Foundation, 1634 Eye St
12th floor, Washington DC 20006 OR 202-638-577 OR

Dec 09, 1996 SCULPTOR: assistant professor, tenure track, salary and
benefits competitive. Start August 1997. Sculptor w/backgroun in basic
sculpture materials as well as strong interest in interdisciplinary
practice. (ie, installation, performance, or electronic media).
Requires extensive knowledge and understanding of critical theory,
ability to integrate into studio practice. Committment to situating
studio art within context of liberal arts. Teach undergrads 3 courses
including all levels of sculpture, 3-D fundamentals, and advanced
course in area of interest. Responsible for managing sculpture studio
and implementing safety procedures. MFA, exhibition record, and
college-level teaching required. Include cover letter, CV, 20 slides
of own and 20 slides of student work, SASE, 3 letters of reference.
Holy Cross is a Jesuit Liberal Arts College. Reply to: Chair, Search
Committee, The College of the Holy Cross, Department of Visual Arts,
Worcester MA 01610

Dec 13, 1996 Weekly Reader Corp seeks entries for its READ Magazine
Writing and Art Awards. Students in grades 6-12 are eligible. To
enter, submit two-dimensional artwork or typed essays or fiction of
siz or fewer pages. Entries from top winners are published in the May
issue. Cash prizes in each category are: $100 for first place; $75 for
second place; and $50 for third place. For more information, contact:
Read Writing and Art Awards, Weekly Reader corp, 245 Long Hill Rd,
Middletown CT 06457-9291

The San Francisco International Film Festival is now accepting entries
to its 1997 Golden Gate Awards. The Festival's competitive section
recognizes excellence in documentaries, shorts, animation,
experimental film and video and television in its 35 categories,
including a special topical category and three new categories.
Winners are presented during the April 24 - May 8, 1997. Contact:
Brian Gordon, San Francisco Intl Film Festival, 1521 Eddy St, San
Francisco CA 94115-4102 OR 415-929-5014 OR 415-921-5032(FAX) OR
sfiff3 OR

works will
be screened as part of the Festival, Mar 7-15, 1997. Open: films
completed in 1996; send VHS copy only. $20 fee for each film or video.
Details from: SXSW Film Competition, Box 4999, Austin TX 78765 OR
512-467-7979 OR 512-451-0754(FAX)

Dec 13, 1996 The Greening of Design is the premiere AIGA competition
honoring achievement in eco-sensitive design--the synthesis of
aesthetics, ingenuity, economics, materials, and production processes
that respect and conserve irreplaceable resources. Sponsored by the
National Soy Ink Information Center, the competition looks beyond the
notion of "green" design as a stylistic genre to acknowledge the role
of visual communications in promoting public awareness and responsible
action in support of sustainable environments, reald and virtual. For
more information: AIGA, 164 Fifth Av, New York NY 10010 OR
212-807-1990 OR

Dec 13, 1996 Contemporary gallery seeks artists in all media. Send
slides, resume and SASE for return to: Tustin Renaissance, 300 El
Camino Real, Tustin CA 92680

Dec 15, 1996 Anderson Ranch Arts Center offers workshops, visiting
artist program, and artist-in-residence program. Contact: James Baker,
box 5598, 5263 Owl Creek Rd, Snowmass Village CO 81615 OR

Dec 15, 1996 Call for entries: International On-line Contest for all
visual artists. No fee. Selected artists to be awarded a Web site and
one year free storage space membership at ARTnetwork
Web site. Send SASE with two slides or prints of best work with bio
and statement to: ARTnetwork Communications, 196 Cazneau Av,
CA 94965 OR info OR

Dec 15, 1996 The Max McGraw Foundation, in conjunction with the
National Science Education Leadership Association, invites US or
Canadian students in grades 9-12 to submit a proposal on a completed
experiment or idea that would have practical application in science or
engineering fields. The first-prize winner receives $5,000; the
second-prize winner receives $3,000. Eight others win $1,500. The 10
finalists are also eligible for two $1000 awards from Edison Electric
Institute and the US Energy Association. Contact: National Science
Teachers Association Award Programs, 1840 Wilson Blvd, Arlington VA
22201-3000 OR 703-243-7100

Dec 15, 1996 International Audi Design Award, in contrast to the
various other design competitions, the finished designs are not
rewarded with a money prize as such; instead we have decided to
the promotional sum in nurturing the realisation of new kinds of ideas
and to assist those concepts capable of further development.
Therefore, the main priority for the interdisciplinary teams lies not
in submitting hand-crafted, lavishly designed pieces of work, but in
presenting to the jury, in a suitable manner, a concept exhibiting
development potential, that is related to the given subject matter.
$150,000 will be divided up amongst the winning participants. Details
available from: Audi Design Award Office, AUDI AG, D-85045 Ingolstadt,
Germany OR OR design.award

Dec 15, 1996 The Prague Spring International Music Competition 1997 is
open to composers 30 years of age and under. Entry fee: $100. Contact:
Prague Spring International Music Competition, Hellichova 18, CZ-118
00 Prague 1, CZECH REPUBLIC OR 42-2-24510422/533474 OR

Dec 15, 1996 The Park City Discovery Symposium Announces: The
Interspection Magazine 1996 Passion Contest, Top Prize: $1000. We are
Searching for New and Upcoming Writers of Short Stories to be
published in Interspection Magazine, an online Internet E-zine
dedicated to bringing quality fiction to the World Wide Web. $18 entry
fee per story. Details from: The Park City Discovery Symposium, 1996
Interspection Passion Contest, Box 981268, Park City UT 84098 OR OR pcds

Dec 15, 1996 TRAINING INITIATIVES PROGRAM: The Canadian Human
Resources Council supports training for self-employed artists and
cultural workers in the areas of advanced cultural skills, career
management and business skills, marketing skills and new technologies
skills. Contact: 613-565-7956 OR 613-565-7022(FAX) OR