The family of Ted Kliman is pleased to accept applications for the first annual Ted Kliman Memorial Award for Young Artists. This $500 award is designed to encourage and support talented, career-minded youngsters working in the visual arts.
Ted Kliman, who died in 2009, was a brilliant and prolific artist with work in over 200 public and private collections. He was exceedingly generous in giving his time to his fellow artists, and believed deeply that young talent needs to be nurtured.
Who's eligible? Students between the ages of 12-17 living in the Washington, D.C., area. Artists may work in any medium: sculpture, painting, drawing, mixed media or photography.
Requirements: a portfolio (10-15 jpegs, slides or high-quality photos of the artist's work; a 3-page essay describing the applicant's aspirations as an artist, and what the award will be used for; a 2-page analysis/appreciation of a single work of art that inspires the artist.)
Deadline: April 1st, 2011.
Send all materials to: The Ted Kliman Memorial Award Foundation
c/o Todd Kliman
5006 43rd Ave.
Hyattsville, Md. 20781
The selected candidate will be announced in May 2011. The foundation will work to arrange, in addition to the award, a small local exhibition of the recipient's work.