2021 Miami University Young Painters Competition for the $10,000 William and Dorothy Yeck Award
Through the generous gift from William (MU1936) and Dorothy Yeck of Dayton, Ohio, Miami University has a unique opportunity to provide students and the community at large to develop a critical understanding of painting in the 21st century. The competition winner will be awarded the $10,000 William and Dorothy Yeck Award and the painting will become part of Miami University’s permanent collection. This year’s competition focuses on representational realism painting.
2021 Juror: Kelly Baum, Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon Polsky Curator of Contemporary Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Juror Talk: Thursday, February18, Juror Lecture, 5:50-6:40 p.m., via ZOOM
2021 Finalists: Katie Butler, Akron, Ohio; Noor Chadha, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Chao Ding, Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Julia Leggent, Lincoln, Nebraska; Kirk Maynard, Orange, New Jersey; Andrew Stephen Norris, Gainesville, Florida; Cal Rice, Boston, Massachusetts; Rajab Ali Sayed, Hollywood, California; Emily Strong, Fountain Hill, Pennsylvania; and Erin Wright, Los Angeles, California.
Thursday, February 25 at 9:00am to 3:00pm
Hiestand Galleries, North Gallery
401 S Maple Ave, Oxford, OH 45056