Friday, December 23, 2011

Students Challenged in The Art Institutes Storytellers Photography Competition



Steady, Aim, Shoot – Students Challenged to Tell Their Stories with Photographs in The Art Institutes Storytellers Photography Competition



The Art Institutes Storytellers Photography Competition 2011 High School Senior Category Winner - Karina Rios

PITTSBURGH, PA (December 22, 2011) /PRNewswire/ — Aspiring photographers are challenged to put their skills to the test in The Art Institutes Storytellers Photography Competition 2012. The third annual competition has categories for both high school seniors and high school graduates.

Entrants must submit six original photographs that tell a story on a single theme. Supplemented by a 500-800 word artist’s statement describing the entry, entries are evaluated on their ability to effectively communicate a narrative to an audience.


The Art Institutes Storytellers Photography Competition 2011 High School Graduate Category Winner - Debra Quinn

Local-level finalists will be selected to advance to the national level of the competition at each of the 39 participating Art Institutes schools offering photography programs. From there, one high school senior and one high school graduate each will be named national grand prize winners of the competition by a panel of industry professionals.

“The work submitted by students into The Art Institutes Storytellers Photography Competition showcases the kind of creativity, talent and vision that The Art Institutes schools look for and seek to cultivate,” said John Pufahl, Vice President of Academic Affairs for The Art Institutes. “We look forward to welcoming these talented students to our campuses and are excited to see what they will create.”

The Art Institutes Storytellers Photography Competition is open to graduating high school seniors and high school graduates in the U.S. and was created to provide those with an eye for photography an opportunity to earn a scholarship to an Art Institutes school offering a photography program.

Deadline for entries into the competition is March 2, 2012. To see the full entry requirements and learn more about The Art Institutes Storytellers Photography competition, visit www.artinstitutes.edu/photocompetition.

About The Art Institutes
The Art Institutes (www.artinstitutes.edu) is a system of more than 45 education institutions located throughout North America, providing an important source of design, media arts, fashion and culinary professionals. Several institutions included in The Art Institutes system are campuses of South University. See aiprograms.info for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

Media Contacts:

Jacquelyn P. Muller
Vice President – Public Relations
The Art Institutes
412.995.7262
jpmuller@aii.edu

Devra Pransky
Sr. Director of Communications
The Art Institutes
412.995.7685
dpransky@aii.edu



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