Dr. Jerry Hiura Next Gen Visual Artist Award Application

The Dr. Jerry Hiura Next Gen Visual Artist Award for high school students in Santa Clara County honors Dr. Jerry’s passions through a scholarship that celebrates young visionary artists and supports their artistic practice and goals as they pursue higher education.

Application Deadline: May 1, 2022

Timeline

  • Call for submissions  (January 2022 – May 1, 2022)
  • Recipients notified  (May 31, 2022)
  • Award ceremony  (June 4, 2022 – Community Day: Maker Day)

Prompt

Into the Future 

Our world is shaped by the youth of today. With ever evolving changes to our landscape, technology, and cultures we are constantly adapting to what the future holds.

Create an artwork in response to what the future looks like to you. You can explore potential challenges we will be facing, solutions to problems you see now, or respond to what you imagine the world will be like.

 

The statement should be 200 words or less, describing who you are, what you make and why you make it. The statement is a stand-in for you, the artist, talking to someone about your work in a way that adds to their understanding and experience of viewing that work. Highlight how your work connects to the theme of “Into the Future.”
A high-quality image of your artwork; 1200 x 1800 px (min size); max of three views
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: jpeg or png.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: jpeg or png.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: jpeg or png.