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-first year. Engaging the next generation of creative entrepreneurs, the Michigan College 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.

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 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 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

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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 College 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.

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 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 & Education Center 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

Ends on March 1, 2018$5.00
$5.00
If you are in need of a SCHOLARSHIP, please fill out this entry form instead. 

ENTRY GUIDELINES:

An entry form and a portfolio of two-dimensional and/or three-dimensional artwork are to be submitted below.
Seniors are to submit five (5) finished pieces. 

All original artwork including drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, prints, photography, digital/computer based works, jewelry, and textiles are accepted. Collaborative work is not accepted. No work may be copied from published photographs or other artwork. Entries must not exceed 6 feet in any direction. 

*Images should be in jpeg format. Each image file size should not exceed 1MB. Images should be in color. 

Entries must be received by midnight on March 1, 2018. 

Ends on March 1, 2018$5.00
$5.00
If you are in need of a SCHOLARSHIP, please fill out this entry form instead. 

ENTRY GUIDELINES:
An entry form and a portfolio of two-dimensional and/or three-dimensional artwork are to be submitted below.
Juniors are to submit four (4) finished pieces. 

All original artwork including drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, prints, photography, digital/computer based works, jewelry, and textiles are accepted. Collaborative work is not accepted. No work may be copied from published photographs or other artwork. Entries must not exceed 6 feet in any direction. 

*Images should be in jpeg format. Each image file size should not exceed 1MB. Images should be in color. 

Entries must be received by midnight on March 1, 2018. 

Ends on March 1, 2018$5.00
$5.00
If you are in need of a SCHOLARSHIP, please fill out this entry form instead

ENTRY GUIDELINES:
An entry form and a portfolio of two-dimensional and/or three-dimensional artwork are to be submitted below.
Sophomores are to submit four (4) finished pieces. 

All original artwork including drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, prints, photography, digital/computer based works, jewelry, and textiles are accepted. Collaborative work is not accepted. No work may be copied from published photographs or other artwork. Entries must not exceed 6 feet in any direction. 

*Images should be in jpeg format. Each image file size should not exceed 1MB. Images should be in color. 

Entries must be received by midnight on March 1, 2018. 

Ends on March 1, 2018$5.00
$5.00
If you are in need of a SCHOLARSHIP, please fill out this entry form instead

ENTRY GUIDELINES:

An entry form and a portfolio of two-dimensional and/or three-dimensional artwork are to be submitted below.
Freshmen are to submit three (3) finished pieces. 

All original artwork including drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, prints, photography, digital/computer based works, jewelry, and textiles are accepted. Collaborative work is not accepted. No work may be copied from published photographs or other artwork. Entries must not exceed 6 feet in any direction. 

*Images should be in jpeg format. Each image file size should not exceed 1MB. Images should be in color. 

Entries must be received by midnight on March 1, 2018. 




Eligibility
• Artists must be living in Michigan.
• Artists must be 18 years of age or older.
• All artwork must be original art of the artist’s own creation.
• All accepted artwork must be finished and ready for display.
• Gallery personnel will display artwork.
• Artwork must have been completed within the past 3 years.

Utilizing guidelines approved by our Board of Directors, art specialists will adjudicate your artwork. These professionals adjudicate on a rotating basis, ensuring the gallery represents a variety of tastes and styles. Lansing Art Gallery makes every effort to contact artists within one month of submission receipt.

You may upload a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 10 images of artwork per submission. Please fill in the blanks for each image appropriately, including title, media, price, and size.
Image names must match either the title of each piece of artwork, or the image number. (ex: titleofimage.jpg, image1.jpg) Each entry must include an artist statement. You may upload this statement, or type it in the appropriate text field. 

Commission
Lansing Art Gallery retains a commission (45% for members and 50% for non-members) of all sales. Artists are not required to be members of the Gallery.

Declined Artwork
If work is declined, artists may submit artwork again in six months for reconsideration. Juror comments are available upon request.

If you have any questions regarding this application or the jury process, please contact Exhibitions & Gallery Sales Director, Katrina M. Daniels at katrina@lansingartgallery.org or 517-374-6400 ext. 3.