Juried Art Exhibition Opportunity

26th Annual
Juried Student Art Exhibition

Sponsored by
Visions: The Student Art Guild
and the KSU Visual Arts Committee

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26th Juried Student Art Exhibition

January 15 - March 3, 2009
Fine Arts Gallery, Wilson Building
Kennesaw State University


  • Painting – oil, watercolor & acrylic (including paintings with collage elements)
  • Ceramics
  • Sculpture
  • Photography – black and white or color
  • Drawing – pencil, pen & ink, conté, charcoal, mixed media
  • Printmaking – woodcuts, etchings, silkscreen, etc
  • Graphic Design/Digital Design and Multimedia
  • Mixed Media/ Alternative Processes


    $200 best in show
    $100 for best in each category*
    *Whether or not awards are given in each category is up to the discretion of the juror.

    • Entry Eligibility & Fees
    • Artwork Requirements
    • List of 2008's Winners
    • Juror

    Students Eligible: All students enrolled at least one semester at Kennesaw State University, Summer 2008 through Spring 2009.

    Works Eligible: All entries must be original works of the entering artists and have been completed within the past two years. The work cannot have previously been exhibited in another Annual Juried Student Exhibition.

    Entry Fees
    Visions Members: First 3 submissions free, $5 per additional entry.
    Non-Visions Members: $10 for the first 3 artwork entries. $5 per additional entry.
    Make checks payable to: Visual Arts Committee.

    Art Exhibition Entry forms may be downloaded (190KB PDF printable on 8.5" X 14" sheet) or pickup hard copies in the Visual Resource Center (VA223) or the Visual Arts Department Office (VA202).

    Receipt of Entries
    Entry forms must accompany works delivered to the Fine Arts Gallery on Dec. 4,-5, 8-9, only between the hours of 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. or Dec. 10-12 between 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Work not accepted into the exhibition must be picked up at the Fine Arts Gallery Thursday or Friday, January 8-9, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    Framing / Presentation
    All work must be framed and ready to hang with hanging wire in place.*
    Sculpture should be constructed securely and be provided with a base if necessary.
    (NEW!) Digital multi-media graphics and short film may be submitted on CD or DVD. Flat graphic designs such as posters and advertisements may also be submitted as PDF on CD. (Must be formatted for Macintosh.)
    * Graphic works such as brochures or menus that can stand on their own may be submitted and displayed on pedestals.

    Application Rules
    Both an entry form and identification tag(s) must be completed and signed by the artist. Each identification tag is to be taped in the upper left-hand corner of framed works. ALL WORKS MUST BE READY TO HANG with WIRE.
    Works not Juried Into Show: Work not accepted into the exhibition must be picked up at the Fine Arts Gallery Monday or Tuesday, March 17-18, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    Pick up of Works in Exhibition
    Works may be picked up in the Fine Arts Gallery between Wednesday and Friday, March 4 - 6, 2009 between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Works not picked up by Friday, March 20 will become the property of the Museum & Galleries and may be disposed of or given away. Once moved from the Gallery, student artists assume responsibility for loss or damage.
    Gallery Office: 770-499-3223
    Visual Art Office: 770-423-6139

    Liability: By entry hereunder, entrant agrees that there shall be no liability on the part of the Department of Visual Arts, Kennesaw State University, VISIONS, or the Visual Arts Committee, for the loss or damage to the entrant’s work(s) from any cause while under the possession or control of these sponsors.

    Sales of Artwork:
    When pricing artwork for sale, please include a 30% contribution to support the Gallery Program at KSU.

    All artwork must be clearly labeled with the provided tags herein. Cut out the tags and attach them with tape on the reverse or under side of the artwork. (Please do not tape tags on gilded frames. Tags may be taped to wire hanger.)

    • Students must submit works ready for display.
    • All works may be no larger than 50” in any dimension.
    • 2-dimensional works must have wire hangers (no sawtooth or loop hangers).
    • Works on paper must be framed behind glass or plexiglass with a sturdy backing support and frame.
    • Canvases must have at least a 1” depth with no exposed staples or the canvas must be framed or neatly surrounded with wood-strip frame.
    • Jewelry and works smaller than 5” high must be protected by a box enclosure. Chosen jewelry will be presented together on fabric.
    • Ceramics and sculpture must be stable enough to stand on pedestals or the floor.
    • Digital Graphics, Flash Animation, and 1-minute or less Short Films may be submitted on Mac-formatted CD or DVD as PDF, SWF or MOV files. Accepted works will be displayed on a Macintosh Screen Presentation.

    Best in Show
    April Marten Southern Hospitality

    1st Chasen Barry Bug Bowls
    HM Linda Tincher Sea Creature

    1st Steven Howard And the Battle Rages On
    Graphic Design & Digital Media
    1st Kelly Burns Devinely Daring
    HM Aaron Mercer Railroad Alphabet

    Mixed Media & Alternative Processes
    1st Macra Adair First Light

    1st Lauren Dulaney Domestic Bliss
    HM Kristina Ramos

    1st Amy Yochum You Are a Disease: Discovery
    HM B.J. Shaffer Accidental Art

    1st Michelle Patterson Liberty
    HM Jessica Collins Back in Black

    1st Emily Lester Songs from the Heart
    HM Sylvia Pelletier Go with the Flow

    Martin Dawe, CherryLion Sculpture Studios.

    Martin Dawe is a well-known figurative and representationl sculptor. Dawe founded his own studio in 1987, which was incorporated as CherryLion Studios in 1994, and is now known for producing high-quality, innovative works.

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