Enter the Olson Library Juried Student Art Exhibit

NMU Lydia M. Olson Library Juried Student Art Exhibit

The NMU Lydia M. Olson Juried Student Art Exhibition will award a $100 prize (Best of Show) and $50 prize (Honorable Mention). The exhibition is generously supported by the NMU Lydia M. Olson Library in Support of Student Arts in the NMU Library. Submit your work via email by 5 pm on Thursday, January 21, 2016.

Questions? Contact: artinthelibrary@nmu.edu

Exhibit Rules and Information

Open to any currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate student.

Duration of Exhibition
Submissions must be received via email by 5pm on Thursday, January 21, 2016. The accepted artists will be notified by January 25, 2016. Accepted entries must be delivered to the Lydia M. Olson Library January 27th by 6pm. The exhibit will be on display February 1st through March 11th. All entries must be picked up by the artist at the end of the exhibit on March 11th or will be taken to disposal.

Any media will be considered. However, if participants are submitting digital media which requires additional materials to view the work then they must provide own equipment.

The object must be gallery ready – framed and ready to hang if a 2D object and 3D objects that are not intended to sit on the floor must come with a sturdy pedestal. Artwork should be practical for a public space. Please avoid submitting items that are too fragile, sharp, or small to be safe in such an environment. A limited number of cases are available on arrangement.

Submission of Entries
All entries must be submitted via email to artinthelibrary@nmu.edu. A maximum of 4 entries per person is allowed, and each must be submitted separately. Each submission must include:

  • Entrant’s name and IN#
  • Undergraduate or graduate student status
  • Email address
  • Telephone number
  • Title of the piece
  • Dimensions and materials used
  • Attached image file of the piece being submitted

The winning art work will be selected by a committee. Image entry must be JPEG digital files. Review will be by digital image only. JPEGs should be no larger than 300 dpi at approximately 4 by 6 inches, and a maximum of 8mg. All digital files must include the artist’s name and title of the submission (e.g. smithpainting5.jpg). Please do not use quotations or spaces in file names.


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