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Art + Design

College of Arts and Humanities

Look at Me: High School Student Exhibition 2018

October 29 - November 2, 2018

download the entry form HERE

Look at Me: Any self-portrait, image, or representation of oneself.

We are encouraging students from all Northwest Regional high schools to submit works about how we represent our identity. For example, some students may want to discuss identity through social, cultural, economic, and gendered perspectives; as each of these elements plays a part in how we identify within constructs of family, community, and greater society.

The aim of this exhibition is to feature the best self-portraits that depict the students’ individual identity, and honest self-reflections are specifically desired.


The Look at Me High School Art Exhibition is free to enter and open to juniors and seniors across the Northwest Region. Students are welcome to submit one self-portrait each. These self-portraits must be original, and can be any media.

Size Requirements

All 2-dimensional images must be a maximum of 8"x10" mounted on an 11"x14" black mounting board. We recommend something similar to Dick Blick's Pure Black Presentation Boards, item number 13700-2005. All 3-dimensional work must fit into either a FedEx or USPS flat rate box (see shipping below).


All entries must be received by October 22, 2018.

Those who enter have the opportunity to win a variety of awards, including cash and tuition waivers.

Delivery of Submitted Work

For delivery, please address work to:
CWU Department of Art + Design
400 E University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926
  • - Each school is responsible for shipping and costs associated for shipping work to Central Washington University. CWU will provide return shipping.
  • - The department recommends one of two options for shipping 2D work:
  • ¬ The FedEx One Rate Large Box (dimensions: 12-3/8” x 3” x 17-1/2”), which is a cost of $16.25 one-way.
  • ¬ The USPS Priority Mail Large Flat Rate Box (dimensions: 23-11/16" x 11-3/4" x 3"), which is a cost of $17.90 one-way.
  • - CWU will provide return shipping in the FedEx One Rate or USPS Priority Mail boxes.
  • - Do not fold or roll artwork for shipping; it must remain flat.
  • - All artwork must be labeled on the back, with the Entry Form securely attached.
  • - For shipping 3D work:
  • ¬ The FedEx One Rate Large Box (dimensions: 8-3⁄4" x 7-3⁄4" x 11-1⁄4”), which is a cost of $16.25 one-way.
  • ¬ The USPS Priority Mail Large Flat Rate Box (dimensions: 12" x 12" x 5-1/2"), which is a cost of $18.75 one-way.

- Artwork will not be sold.


The CWU Faculty members will choose the selection of awards based on merit and originality.

Awards Ceremony

The awards ceremony will take place at the conclusion of College Art Day, November 2, at 4:00 PM. There will be a variety of awards, including tuition waivers for attendance at Central Washington University. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information contact:

Gregg Schlanger, Chair
CWU Department of Art + Design
400 E University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926
phone: 509-963-2665

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