About the Snite Museum of Art Essay Competition:
Each academic year, the Snite Museum of Art, in conjunction with the University Writing Program, celebrates the best essay by a first-year student on a topic related to a work of art in the museum’s collection. First, second, and third place winners will receive $150, $125, and $100 cash awards, respectively, and have their essays published in Fresh Writing, Volume 18. The deadline for submissions is Friday, March 6, 2020. Read the essay guidelines or read the 2018-2019 winning essays.