MLK Day VPA Awards

Enter: MLK Day Visual and Performing Arts Awards

Create a theatre/dance, poetry/text, or visual arts piece or compose a piece of music with a social justice theme and you could be awarded a $250 stipend and have your artistic piece premiered at the campus-wide Nazareth College Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration on Monday, January 21, 2019.

Who's eligible: Undergraduate and graduate students

Awards: $250 stipend in each category — music, theatre/dance, and visual arts

Deadline: Submit your work to the appropriate faculty member (listed in each category below) by 4 p.m. November 27, 2018. 

Judging: Faculty members from the visual and performing arts departments will form the adjudicating committee for each category. Award recipients will be announced in December.

Requirements:​ The student(s) with the winning submission in each category will be responsible to put together/organize the performance, presentation, display of their new artistic creations on MLK Day. Departments may be able to assist in providing limited resources (i.e. faculty advising, rehearsal space, materials etc.).

Categories & Entry Details

Visual Arts

Visual Arts 2017 awardee

    Rachel Rochelle Wyche, "Ballad of Birmingham" illustrated poem

    Theatre/Dance 2017 awardee

      Jazzmyn M. Ivery-Robinson, "Product of My Ancestors" multimedia presentation

      Music 2017 awardee

        Allison Yanoff, "We're All One" piece for voice and piano