Wyoming Arts Council

Call for entries: UW Art Museum

The University of Wyoming Art Museum in Laramie has issued a “Call for Work” for the 33rd annual Juried Student Exhibition, Feb. 2-March 1, 2008, and the UW Student Art League 13th annual Salon des Refusés in the UP Gallery, Jan. 27-Feb. 9, 2008.

Juror will be Linda Frickman, director of the Colorado State University Art Museum in Fort Collins, Colo.

Cash awards offered: Ann Simpson and Family Award, Lisa Lewis Dubois Student Exhibition Award, the FMC Honors Award, Margaret Arth Award for Excellence, First Interstate Bank, the National Advisory Board, UW A&S Dean’s Office, the UW Student Art League, and the University of Wyoming Art Museum Purchase awards: Joe C. Tull Memorial Purchase Award in Printmaking and Photography, UW President’s Office, UW Office of Academic Affairs, Office of Student Affairs, UW Division of Administration, UW Libraries, UW College of Health Sciences, the UW Outreach School, and the Murdock/UW College of Law Purchase Award.

Awards will be announced on Friday, Feb. 1, at 6:30 p.m.

Exhibition schedule:

  • Thursday-Friday, Jan. 17-18, deliver work to the Art Museum, 9 a.m.-noon, 1-4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 23, accepted work posted, 10 a.m. at the Art Museum and Art Department Office
  • Thursday – Friday, Jan. 24-25, pick up unaccepted work at the Art Museum, 9 a.m.-noon, 1-4 p.m.
  • Friday, Feb. 1, opening reception, 6-8 p.m. and awards ceremony at 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 2, 33rd Annual Juried Student Exhibition opens
  • Saturday, March 1 33rd Annual Juried Student Exhibition closes
  • Monday-Tuesday, March 3-4, pick up exhibited works at the Art Museum galleries, 9 a.m.-noon, 1-4 p.m. Arrangements for returning work can be made on a case-by-case basis.

Eligibility: Any undergraduate and graduate student enrolled at the University of Wyoming during the 2008 academic year.

Media: Original artwork including paintings, drawings, prints, photography, sculpture, graphic design, ceramics, and mixed media may be submitted. Two-dimensional works must be ready to hang (matted and framed under glass or plexiglass). Three-dimensional works must be stable. Bases will be provided by the UW Art Museum.

Procedure: A maximum of three (3) works per student may be submitted. Submitted works should have one (1) Identification Tag affixed to the back of each work in addition to a completed entry form.

FMI: Contact EK Kim, Collections Manager at 766-6634.

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