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Do You See the World in Photographs? Tell Us Your Story in Six Photos!

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but for contestants in The Art Institutes 2012 Storytellers Photography Contest, a picture can be worth much more.  The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is pleased to announce its search for the next great storyteller. Enter today by submitting six original photographs that tell a visual story and showcase your creativity and unique point of view.  You could earn up to a $40,000 tuition scholarship to The Art Institute of Pittsburgh.

Date Published: 1/11/2012

Enter The Art Institutes Storytellers Photography Competition at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh

[PITTSBURGH, PA January 2012] – They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but for contestants in The Art Institutes 2012 Storytellers Photography Contest, a picture can be worth much more.  The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is pleased to announce its search for the next great storyteller. Enter today by submitting six original photographs that tell a visual story and showcase your creativity and unique point of view.  You could earn up to a $40,000 tuition scholarship to The Art Institute of Pittsburgh.

Along with the photos, entrants must submit a 500-800 word artist statement describing the entry and a high school transcript or proof of high school graduation demonstrating a GPA of 2.0 or higher.  For complete entry details, please visit http://artinstitutes.edu/photocompetition.

The Art Institutes 2012 Storytellers Photography Competition offers separate categories for high school seniors graduating in 2012 and high school graduates.  The grand prize winner in the high school senior category earns up to a $40,000 tuition scholarship, and the grand prize winner in the high school graduate category earns a $10,000 tuition scholarship to one of 39 participating Art Institutes across the country.

“The Storytellers Photography Competition is a wonderful opportunity for tomorrow’s photographers to share their vision with the world and showcase their talents on both a local and national stage.   We look forward to assisting these students as they pursue an education in photography,” said George Sebolt, President of The Art Institute of Pittsburgh.       

Submissions are initially judged at the local level, with one finalist from each participating school advancing to the national level.  The deadline for entries into the competition is March 2, 2012.  

For more information on how to enter The Art Institutes Storytellers Photography Competition and for official rules, visit http://artinstitutes.edu/photocompetition or contact Alisha Kasing, akasing@aii.edu or 412-291-6217, at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh.  

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is one of The Art Institutes (www.artinstitutes.edu), a system of more than 45 education institutions located throughout North America. The Art Institutes schools provide an important source for design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts 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.