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2023 Juried Student Exhibit

2023 Prospectus--DEADLINE May 3, 5:00 p.m.
CWU Juried Undergraduate Student Art + Design Exhibit
Exhibit on View: May 11—June 3, 2023
Reception and Awards Ceremony: May 11, 5 to 7 p.m. (Awards will be announced at 6 p.m.)
Contact for questions: Heather Horn Johnson,

Studio Art, Kayo Nakamura, Yakima Valley College
Graphic Design, Mackenzie Loete, Nordstrom Seattle

-Open to any CWU student who has attended studio art or graphic design classes since Spring 2021.
-Work must have been completed while enrolled at CWU.
-The Sarah Spurgeon Gallery reserves the right to make the final decision regarding the eligibility of submitted work and artists.

-Entries are FREE
-Each student may submit a maximum of 3 works.
-Sets (works of multiple units) are considered one submission only when labeled and priced as one piece.

**Deliver your work to the Sarah Spurgeon Gallery (Randall Hall, Room 141), and complete a hard copy entry form**

Monday, May 1           10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 2           10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 3     10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

All submissions are due by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3

-Students who receive cash awards will have the money deposited directly into their student accounts. It may take three to four weeks for the funds to be deposited. 
-Students who have already received the maximum amount of financial aid for which they are eligible from the university may not be able to receive a cash award. Every effort will be made to adjust an award winning student’s aid limit so that they can receive their money.

-Excessively large and/or heavy work will be accepted at the discretion of the Sarah Spurgeon Gallery.
-In the case of work with special installation needs or display materials, the artist may be asked to install their own work.

-Wet paintings will not be accepted.
-Unframed charcoal or pastel drawings should be spray fixed.
-Framed works should include a wire or other secure hanging device.
-Unframed works must have a sufficiently firm backing material to hang securely on the wall.
-Approved hanging devices for unframed works include: clips, magnets, and L-nails. Please do not use pins, double-sided tape, or Velcro.

-3-D work must be ready to display at time of submission.
-The gallery will provide pedestals of various sizes. Any additional display materials should be provided by the artist.
-3-D work that is intended to be hung on the wall must include a secure hanging device.

Please contact the Gallery Manager for advice before submitting an installation piece. If it is deemed impractical to install a large or complex piece in the gallery for jurying, photo documentation will be accepted. All installation pieces must be installed and taken down by the artist.

-Bring a flash drive with your video file to the gallery, or email a download link to the gallery manager prior to the due date.
-Preferred file types are .Mp4, .Avi, or .Mov.

Pick-up Dates for Unaccepted Work:

Friday, May 12            10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 13       1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Pick-up Dates for Accepted Work:

Monday, June 5         10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 6         10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  


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