Special Talent Awards
This competition is held each Spring Semester. Winners are awarded partial tuition waivers for the following Fall semesters. Incoming Freshmen as well as currently enrolled Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, and Graduate art majors are eligible.
The Incoming Freshmen Talent Award Competition is for high school seniors only. High school students who have been accepted to RIC submit a selection of art works in a portfolio, and should contact the Department of Art for this portfolio drop-off date. Consult with your high school art teacher for assistance in choosing which art work to submit.
Current students display a selection of work they have completed during the academic year in the Art Center on a designated day and time. Detailed information is posted in the Art Center each Spring.
Senior Award in Studio
Each Spring a competition is held for graduating seniors majoring in Studio Art. The winner is honored at the Cap and Gown Ceremony and given a cash award. The funds for this award are provided by the Art Club.