Judy Chicago Art Education Award invites submissions

March 02, 2020

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Through the Flower, a nonprofit art organization, invites artists, scholars and educators to apply for the 2020 Judy Chicago Art Education Award.

The award, named in honor of one of the Feminist Art Movement’s key founders, is awarded annually in partnership with Penn State and is accompanied by a $1,500 prize along with a certificate signed by Chicago. The application deadline is June 1.

The award was established in 2011 to support projects that use Judy Chicago materials found at any of the three institutions that comprise the online Judy Chicago Portal. These institutions include:

Criteria for the completed or proposed project must include evidence of use of one or more of the three archives for research or teaching projects. Projects should encompass feminist goals such as understanding and appreciation for the achievements of women, gender equity/justice or the use of Judy Chicago’s participatory art pedagogy informed by feminist principles. The applicant’s project also must include a public presentation such as a lecture, publication or class activity.

Award submission will be accepted online only until midnight on June 1. Details, including a video of Judy Chicago discussing the award, are available online at the Judy Chicago Art Education Award website.

The 2020 award ceremony will be held Friday, July 24, at the Through the Flower Resource Center in Belen, New Mexico.

Past awardee projects, including that of the 2019 recipient, Chelsea Borgman, may be viewed at https://judychicago.arted.psu.edu/living-curricula/teaching-with-collection/award-winning.

For more information about the Judy Chicago Art Education Award administered by the Penn State School of Visual Arts, contact Karen Keifer-Boyd at kk-b@psu.edu.

Last Updated March 06, 2020