The Museum of Outdoor Arts (MOA) in Greenwood Village, CO seeks conceptual design proposals for its Design and Build Competition from art, architecture, design and other creatively focused USA based collegiate students, teams, and/or classes. This year’s theme is Land Art: Celestial Architecture. The design brief launches 11/30/23 with full competition details. Additional support resources will also be announced at the competition opening on January 5, 2024.
The competition is currently open to any undergraduate or graduate student or student team currently enrolled in any US university. Students should be studying in the field of art, architecture, landscape architecture, design, engineering, and/or other creatively focused programs. Entries can be submitted by individuals, teams, or as class projects. Collaborative and interdisciplinary designs are highly desired. Past competition winners must observe a one-year sit out period prior to being eligible to enter future competitions.
NEW for 2023-24. MOA has doubled the competition prize funds from the previous year and will award the below prizes. There is NO ENTRY FEE!
1st place– $10,000
2nd place– $7,500
3rd place– $5,000
Honorable Mention- $1,000
In addition to the above prizes, winning entries will be featured on the Competition archive website.
*Prizes will be split evenly amongst all members of collaborative team entries.
Schedule & Important Dates
-November 30, 2023- Competition Brief Launches
-January 5, 2024- Competition Opens
-April 21, 2024- Competition Closes (11:59pm MST)
–Cynthia Madden Leitner, President and Co-Founder of the Museum of Outdoor Arts
–Robert Ferry & Elizabeth Monoian, Land Art Generator Founding Co-Directors
–Jill O’Bryan, Artist and Land Light Foundation Board Secretary & Treasurer
–Charles Ross, Artist of earthwork, Star Axis and Land Light Foundation Board President