20th Annual Juried VSU Student Art Competition
March 19-April 6, 2018
Deadline: Friday, February 23, 5 PM. No late submissions!
Enter early so if you have technical issues there will be time to work them out.
All currently enrolled VSU Students, regardless of major are invited to enter the Student Competition.
At least $500 in awards will be announced at the opening reception 6:00 PM-7:30 PM Monday, March 19 (Awards announced around 6:30 PM.)
- Up to 4 individual original artworks may be submitted.
- We define original as no images copied by hand, mechanically or digitally from another artist. The idea and execution must be from the student submitting the work.
- No coloring of another’s drawing unless you are entering as a collaboration with that other student.
- If you have a question about definition of original, ask!
- No reproductions, copies or prints of original art allowed. (Printmaking submissions are welcome including lithography, etching, silkscreen, relief, collographs, etc.)
- All work must have been completed by the student while attending VSU, but need not be from an art class.
- No entry fee.
- No late entries.
- All art is submitted as jpg (96 dpi) images through this website.
- Notification of accepted/declined artwork by 5 PM, Monday, February 26
- Delivery of accepted artwork: Monday, March 5, 8:30 AM-5:30 PM and Tuesday, March 6, 8:30 AM-Noon. No late deliveries.
- 2-D works must be framed with a wire attached to the back or otherwise professionally presented. (See Presentation Guidelines page.)
- All media and styles of artwork are accepted, including but not limited to drawing, painting, mixed media, aqueous media, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, small metals, jewelry, photography (digital and darkroom,) illustration (digital and traditional,) interior design (presentation boards, illustrations, models, etc.,) computer animation, and graphic design.
- Any unusual installation work must be submitted with a clear image of the actual installation and if accepted, will be installed by the student.
Judge and juror: Rich Curtis was born and raised in North Alabama. He received his BFA in painting from the University of North Alabama in 2000. After a year working at the Birmingham Museum of Art, he was accepted to the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. There he received an MFA in performance and time-based media in 2004. Curtis has exhibited throughout the United States as well as internationally. Since 2011, he has been Assistant Professor of Art at Thomas University.
Questions? Contact Julie Bowland, Gallery Director firstname.lastname@example.org or call 229. 333.5835.