The Art & Design Program is proud to offer the Annual Juried Student Exhibition for current students. Artworks in this exhibition are selected by an external juror and offer students a real-world experience in applying for a juried exhibition. In addition, many awards will be given.
Exhibition Dates: Jan. 26 – Feb. 16, 2023
Closing Reception: Thursday, Feb. 16, 5-7 p.m.
Upload images by Monday, Nov. 21. NO LATE ENTRIES. The artwork(s) and image list must be uploaded by the deadline above to be considered in the jurying process.
An outside juror will review submitted artworks from NKU art and design students to curate into the exhibition. Not all artworks will be juried into the show, this is a professionally curated exhibition. You must currently be an enrolled student and have taken an art class within the last academic year to be eligible.
Up to 3 artworks in any medium will be considered.
Please submit digital image/video files labeled like this: Last name_submission1.jpg, Last name_submission2.jpg, Last name_submission3.jpg, etc.
Aspects, which may be looked at during the jurying process. (However, the juror may bring their own opinion and criteria to the jurying process):
Ian Hersko is an artist, educator, and curator living in Cincinnati, Ohio. He currently teaches at the Art Academy of Cincinnati in both the studio and liberal arts and has a personal interest in critical theory. Hersko is also the founder and operator of Rainbow, a queer and trans focused gallery and project space in Cincinnati. In his own artistic practice, Hersko creates multimedia installations and objects that contemplate touch, loss and anti-monumentalism. Before becoming an educator, Hersko worked in social work, which informed his approach to teaching and community building.
1. How old can artwork be?
Artwork must be produced in the last two years. High school work is not eligible.
2. Does a series of work count as one piece?
No. A series of work is made up of several individual pieces of artwork. Each piece of artwork would be counted as one entry.
3. Can I enter pieces that did not get in last year?
Yes, as long as it was not displayed in last year’s exhibition.
4. When will the awards be announced?
The merit awards will be posted on opening day. The purchase awards will be announced by the end of the exhibit.
5. I do not want my piece for sale, can I enter the piece of artwork?
Yes, Mark on your entry image list that the artwork is Not For Sale.