The Bennett Prize

The Bennett Prize is a stipend/grant-in-aid program established by American art collectors Steven Alan Bennett and Dr. Elaine Melotti Schmidt to support the fine art practice of a woman painter working in figurative realism. The Bennett Prize, administered by The Pittsburgh Foundation, is awarded biennially. The Bennett Prize is open only to women eighteen (18) years or older residing at least part time in the United States

7th of October 2022

$25,000 annually over two consecutive years to the winning artist ($50,000 total).
Ten (10) finalists will be selected to participate in a traveling exhibition organized by the Muskegon Museum of Art (MMA) and the winner will be showcased in a solo exhibition at the close of her grant.
A runner up award of $10,000 will be given to one additional finalist.

For more information on this art competition and how to enroll, visit this website COMPLETE RULES FOR ENTRY | The Bennett Prize