2018 Michigan Collegiate Art Exhibition
Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center’s Michigan Collegiate Art Exhibition is supported in part by Michigan State University’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences and College of Arts and Letters. Supported by the Mariel Foundation. Additional support from Jack and Sue Davis.

Call for Student Artwork
Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center is seeking collegiate artists to participate in a statewide competition with over $2,000 of awards. Located one block from the State Capitol at 119 North Washington Square, Lansing Art Gallery is a non-profit arts organization in its fifty-second year. Engaging the next generation of creative entrepreneurs, the Michigan Collegiate Art Exhibition will encourage artistic excellence, provide networking opportunities, and enhance professional capacity through a competitive exhibition to be held in March 2018. Artworks of all medias are eligible; including but not limited to: paintings, sculpture, mixed media, photography, graphic design, installations, short film, and video games. For film or specialty entries, student must provide AV equipment if accepted. Artwork should not exceed 8’ in any direction. Applicants may submit up to three works of art.

Jurors:
Charles A. Wright, Dean of Academic Affairs at Kendall College of Art and Design

Teresa Dunn, Associate Professor of Painting at Michigan State University
Teresa Dunn received her MFA from Indiana University Bloomington in 2002. She is a three-time recipient of the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Fellowship and received the Jacob K Javits Fellowship from the US Department of Education. Dunn is represented by First Street Gallery in NYC and Galerie l’Échaudé in Paris, France. Dunn has exhibited widely. Recent solo exhibitions include
M o t h e r l o a d at the Visual Arts Center at the Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls, SD in 2017; First Street Gallery in NYC and Miami University of Ohio in 2016, and Ebb and Ember at Hooks-Epstein Galleries in 2015. Dunn’s 2012 exhibition Strange realities/Étrange réalité at Galerie l’Échaudé was reviewed in French journals AZART and Miroir de l’Art. Dunn was a finalist in the 2000 William and Dorothy Yeck Miami University Young Painters Competition and won Best in Show at the 2008 Biennial of Contemporary Realism at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She has been included in numerous publications including Studio Visits and Paint Pulse Magazine. Dunn attended the inaugural year of the Cuttyhunk Island Artist Residency with featured artist Alex Kanevsky in 2017. She has widely conducted visiting artist lectures including the most recent 2017 lecture and student critiques at the Rome Art Program in Rome, Italy. Teresa Dunn is currently an Associate Professor of Painting at Michigan State University in East Lansing where she has taught since 2006.

Awards Include:
• $1000 Best of Show
• $500 First Place
• $250 Second Place
• $150 Third Place
• $100 Honorable Mention
• Plus additional named awards

Eligibility:
• Artists must be enrolled in a university or college that is located in Michigan
• Artists must be enrolled in at least one art or design related course
• Artists must be 18 years of age or older
• Artists may submit individual work in all media, including artwork designed for installation
• Artwork must be original in concept and design
• Artwork must be properly prepared for presentation
• Artwork must have been created within the past three years
• Artwork may not exceed 8’ in any direction

Entry Fees
There is a non-refundable entry fee of $10 due at the time of application. This nominal entry fee shows that the applicant is committed to the exhibition and helps fund operational costs for the exhibit including juror stipends, promotional and administrative costs. Scholarships are available if needed; please contact Katrina M. Daniels at katrina@lansingartgallery.org for more information. Students who are members of Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center may enter for free. Student memberships are available here for $25 annually.

Calendar
Submission Deadline (online only): February 1, 2018
Jury Notification to Students: by February 10, 2018
Artwork Delivery: February 22 – 25, 2018
Exhibition: March 1 – 28, 2018
Reception and Awards Presentation: March 16, 2018
Art Removal: March 29 – 31, 2018

Promotions
Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center will widely promote exhibiting artists through press release distribution locally and statewide, radio interviews, emails, print materials, social media, public speaking engagements, and word-of-mouth. An online exhibition catalog will feature all selected artwork.

Conditions
Artist is responsible for delivery and removal OR shipping, insurance and return postage for artwork to be returned. All art not removed by April 7 will become the property of the gallery. Entries will be handled with all possible care, but Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center does not provide insurance for artwork and is not responsible for loss or damage from any cause whatsoever. Lansing Art Gallery reserves the right to remove artwork for any reason. Permission to photograph accepted work for publicity purposes shall be granted unless specifically denied in writing. Lansing Art Gallery will charge 50% commission on sales for non-members and 45% for members. Participating artists will be required to sign a contract and complete a W-9 form for tax purposes.

Entry Guidelines
Entries must be made online, via Submittable. Applicants must create a user account to submit the entry form. Submissions should represent the exact works of art the artist intends on exhibiting in the Michigan Collegiate Art Exhibition. Entries should include: – Up to 3 works of art. Two-dimensional artworks should be represented in 1 photo each, while three-dimensional artworks are allotted up to three photos. IMPORTANT: Images should be named as the title of artwork (ex. titleofartwork.jpg) – Media, retail price (if applicable), and artwork size for each image – Artist statement to be used for promotional purposes, including the website

Click the appropriate link below to submit!

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