Visual Art Competition
Call for submissions 2021
We are pleased to open the competition for the Heath Humanities award for Best Visual Art work
produced by a Cumming School of Medicine continuing undergraduate medical student.
The work is to be an original piece using techniques such as:
- Comics – single image or story
Your work is to be a response to a phrase attributed to philosopher Heraclitus,
“Everything changes & nothing stands still”
Deadline 2021 September 3.
Each winner will
- Receive a cash prize
- 1st $200
- 2nd $100
- Have an image of their work published in The Longview and on the Calgary Health Humanities website.
- Have the opportunity to display their work.
Submissions will be judged anonymously by a committee of three with expertise in healthcare and art.
To allow anonymous judging, one copy should have no personal identifying information and the other should include your name, email address and phone number.
Please submit two images of your work in jpeg format to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Purpose: This award was created to encourage and celebrate creative work by medical students that explores the illness experience from the perspective of the sufferer and/or the caregiver. It is meant to inspire self-reflection and a deeper and broader understanding of illness and healthcare by both the artist and the viewer.