Entries sought for 2013 Juried Student Exhibition

January 31, 2013 | UToday, — Visual and Performing Arts
By Angela Riddel

The University of Toledo Department of Art is calling for works from student artists for its annual Juried Student Exhibition.

All currently enrolled students of the University — undergraduate, graduate and post-baccalaureate — are eligible to enter. The show is open to all media.

myUT2013 JSE Call HorizontalThe exhibition will be juried by Derek Coté, assistant professor of art at Wayne State University.

The 2013 Juried Student Exhibition will open Friday, Feb. 15, at 5 p.m. Coté will give a lecture, and an awards ceremony and exhibition reception will follow.

The free, public exhibition will remain on display in the UT Center for the Visual Arts Main Gallery through Friday, March 15.

Artworks and entry forms should be submitted to the Center for the Visual Arts Gallery Thursday and Friday, Feb. 7 and 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Each student may submit up to three works. Each piece submitted must have an identification tag affixed and must be accompanied by a corresponding completed entry form. Artwork shown in a previous UT Juried Student Exhibitions will not be accepted.

Artwork must be installation-ready upon submission. For instance, two-dimensional work should be framed, display equipment must be provided for video work, etc. Artwork that does not comply with these guidelines will not be accepted.

Entry forms and identification tags are available in the Department of Art’s office in the Center for the Visual Arts Room 1290 and online. To download a PDF of the entry form and identification tags, click here.

Jury results will be posted on the Department of Art’s main office door Monday, Feb. 11.

All work not accepted for the show must be picked up Monday or Tuesday, Feb. 11 and 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Work accepted for the exhibition will be on display for the duration of the show. These pieces can be picked up after the exhibition closes March 15.

Some of the awards to be presented at the opening of the exhibition will be the Inga Reynolds Award for Work on Paper of $100, sponsored by Associate Professor Arturo Rodriguez; the Helen Fitzpatrick Fredricks Award of $250, sponsored by Associate Professor Barbara Miner; and the President’s Award of $250, sponsored by President Lloyd Jacobs. Also the Raphael Award for Excellence in Drawing of $100 is sponsored by Professor Emeritus Diana Attie, and the College of Visual and Performing Arts Installation Prize of $300 is sponsored by the Dean’s Office.

The UT Department of Art sponsors a Best of Show Award of $350, a First Place Award of $275, a Second Place Award of $200, a Third Place Award of $100 and two Honorable Mention Awards of $50.

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