Submissions are Now Open for the 2024 Student Annual Exhibition

Kent State University’s  School of Art is excited to announce submissions are now open for the 2024 Student Annual Exhibition. The School of Art encourages entries from all artists, working in any media, regardless of their major or experience.  

Students who would like to enter the juried competition must submit a PDF or JPEG image of their artwork via an online entry form. Up to three works of art can be submitted, which cannot be substituted after entry. The competition is only open to works submitted online, and subsequently chosen by the judges, to be displayed in the CVA Gallery in the Center for the Visual Arts. Hanging work must be fitted with a professional hanging device. All artworks should be clearly labeled with the artist's name, title, medium, dimensions and sales price or insurance value if not for sale. If students are submitting an animation, video piece or a video of a dance, etc. Please provide a link to the video in the entry description box, along with any pertinent description information. 

The submission deadline is February 25, 2024. Guest juror, Sam Adams, will make selections by March 1 which will be announced at the reception and awards ceremony on March 15 from 5-7 p.m. The reception and exhibition are free and open to students and the public. Prizes for Best in Show ($1,000), First Runner-Up ($500) and Second Runner-Up ($250) will be presented at the reception. The exhibition will be open March 12-20, 2024. 

Submit Artwork for the Student Annual Exhibition

About Guest Juror, Sam Adams

Sam Adams is the Ellen Johnson '33 Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College. Adams's exhibitions address issues in global modern and contemporary art, with a focus on gender and sexuality. Adams has worked at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, the Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, the Rhode Island School of Design, the Getty Research Institute and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. They hold a B.A. from New York University; an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles; and a postdoc from the Central Institute of Art History in Munich. Their doctoral dissertation focused on theater and performance in Cold War Germany.

POSTED: Tuesday, February 6, 2024 02:55 PM
Updated: Wednesday, February 7, 2024 03:53 PM