2015-2016 Snite Museum of Art Essay Prize Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2015-2016 Snite Museum of Art Essay Competition. In addition to being published in the journal Fresh Writing Volume 16, the winners' essays are also published below. 

First Place: Francesca Patti, Jewel Joy Stevens, America's Little Yankee Miss

Second Place: Maria Pope, "Freedom and Circumference"

Third Place: Halpin Burke, Psyche Led to Love

 

Previous winning essays:

2014-2015

First Place: Reilly Kohn, Figures on the Rocks at the Edge of the Sea, or The Coast at Etretat

Second Place: Soren Kyhl: The Ashbaugh Madonna

Third Place: John Sheehy, "Shining a Light on War"

2013–2014

First Place: Kevin Wilkins, "Muller's Play of Human Sorrow"

Second Place: Sienna Wdowik, "The Way We View Them: Physicality and Juxtaposition in Jaime Guerrero's Encarcelados"

Third Place: Maya Jain, "Nydia, The Blind Girl of Pompeii"

2012–2013

First Place: Maura Cotter, "Darkness and Light in Noël Coypel's The Resurrection of Christ"

Second Place: Kevin King, "Guarded Knowledge in the Medieval Era"

Third Place: Elena Gacek, "Pillars of Faith: Intellect and Imagination in the Catholic Tradition"