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Student Competition: The Convo Project

John Divola, Dark Star B (detail). On view in the exhibition In Conversation: Black.

Sheldon Museum of Art is hosting a juried student competition seeking original creative projects inspired by the color black. Submissions may take the form of any media such as visual art, musical composition, writing (poetry or prose), fashion, graphic design, video, architecture, animation, interactive media, cinematic arts, data visualization, or other emerging media.

Open to all University of Nebraska–Lincoln undergraduate and graduate students.

Jurors will award cash prizes of $1,000 for first place and $500 for second place.

The deadline for submissions is November 1. For more information or to submit your creative project, visit Questions? Contact Abby Groth, assistant curator of public programs, at