Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art
College of Arts and Humanities

Armstrong Gallery Submissions

The Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art is pleased to announce that online submission is now available for the annual juried High School Art Exhibition for the 1st U.S. Congressional District at the Fine Arts Gallery on the Armstrong Campus.

This year’s exhibition will be on display at Georgia Southern Armstrong Campus Fine Arts Gallery from February 10 through February 23, 2020. An awards ceremony and closing reception is scheduled for Sunday, February 23, beginning at 2:00 p.m. The winning Congressional work will represent the 1st Congressional district in an exhibition in Washington, D.C. for one year. A local art professional has been selected to choose approximately 65 works to be hung in the show and to select the award winners.

More Information

Eligibility

All high schools and home school students in Georgia’s 1st United States Congressional District are eligible to submit up to 14 student works per art teacher or two works per student in home schools.

Exhibition Guidelines

Exhibition Entries:

Each student is allowed no more than two entries. If a school has more than one art teacher, each art teacher may submit up to 14 works. Each framed artwork can be no larger than 26 inches high, 26 inches wide, and 4 inches deep. 

Entries will be submitted digitally and juried without delivering the actual work to the university gallery. The art teacher(s) from schools wishing to participate and parents of home school students will submit works online. Work that has been copied from another source (such as a drawing from a published photograph) or work that has been submitted in previous years will be pre-juried out of the exhibition. 

Entry Deadlines:

The deadline for entries is Sunday, January 19 at 11:59 p.m.  Jurying will take place during the week and notification of works accepted will be given to teachers or home school parents by email. Accepted works will be due in the Armstrong Gallery by Monday, February 4 at 6 p.m.   All works accepted will need to be suitably framed or mounted with a wire for hanging or it will not be hung in the exhibition.

Presentation:

Accepted artworks will need to be suitably framed or mounted with a wire for hanging or it will not be hung in the exhibition.

Each framed artwork can be no larger than 26 inches high, 26 inches wide, and 4 inches deep.

Awards:

The winning Congressional work will represent the 1st Congressional district in an exhibition in Washington, D.C. for one year.

Schedule:

Submission Deadline: Sunday, January 19 at 11:59 p.m.

Notification of acceptance will be made via email the week of January 20. 2020.

Artwork due to the Fine Arts Gallery: Monday, February 4 by 6 p.m.

Exhibition: February 10-23, 2020

Reception: Sunday, February 23 at 2 p.m.

Return of Artwork: Following the reception 

Questions?

Please email rgaddy@georgiasouthern.edu

Submission & Exhibition Timeline

Submission Deadline: Sunday, January 19 at 11:59 p.m.

Notification of acceptance will be made via email the week of January 20. 2020.

Artwork due to the Fine Arts Gallery: Monday, February 4 by 6 p.m.

Exhibition: February 10-23, 2020

Reception: Sunday, February 23 at 2 p.m.

Return of Artwork: Following the reception 

Instructions for Online Submissions

Your application must be completed and submitted online by the submission deadline. The online application can be found at the top of this page. 

Please note that image size and labeling are very important. Image files must be JPEG only, no larger than 1,000 pixels in height or width, and a resolution of 72 pixels per inch.

Image files must be labeled LastNameFirstName_Image#_ArtworkTitle.jpg.
Ex. SmithPat_3_ManByLake.jpg

Last updated: 12/13/2019

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