Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize
Awarded by FindA University Ltd
The aim of the award is to stimulate and actively support non-US scholars working on American art, foster international exchange of new ideas and create a broad, culturally comparative dialogue on American art.
To be eligible, essays should focus on historical American painting, sculpture, prints, drawings, decorative arts, photography or visual culture of the same period. Preference will be given to studies that address American art within a cross-cultural context as well as new ways of thinking about American art. Manuscripts previously published in a foreign language are eligible if released within the last two years. For scholars from English-language countries, only unpublished manuscripts will be considered.
The length of the essay (including endnotes) shall not exceed 8,000 words with approximately 12 illustrations. Manuscripts submitted in foreign languages should be accompanied by a detailed abstract in English. Six copies of the essay, clearly labelled “2010 Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize,” along with the scholar’s name, mailing address, institutional affiliation, e-mail address and fax number must be received.