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The Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art (BFSDoArt) offers diverse gallery programming for both the Georgia Southern University community and the surrounding region. Within the Center for Art & Theatre (CAT), visitors will find four galleries that feature the artwork of professional artists, visiting artists, students, and two permanent collections – Betty Foy Sanders Georgia Artists Collection and Smith Callaway Banks Southern Folk Art Collection.

The Contemporary and University Galleries present contemporary artworks by professional artists working in a range of media, as well as student exhibitions. The Betty Foy Sanders Georgia Artists Collection is permanently displayed on the second floor of the CAT within the Georgia Artists Gallery. Exhibitions featuring selections from the Smith Callaway Banks Southern Folk Art Collection is displayed in a rotating gallery which is also located on the second floor of the CAT.

Student Submissions

BFSDoArt offers annual juried exhibitions that are invaluable to students’ experience and professional practice. Throughout the year, BFSDoArt is approached by various campus and community entities to exhibit student artwork. When these opportunities arise, information related to the project will be posted for student review and/or submission.

2020 Student Exhibition Opportunities
Exhibition Submission Deadline Exhibition Dates Prospectus
Form & Content Foundations Exhibition

February 15-17

(Armstrong Campus student work must be in the main office and ready for transport to Statesboro by 9 a.m. on February 17)

March 2-9 Download PDF - Form and Content Prospectus
Juried Undergraduate Exhibition February 15-17 March 2-9 Download PDF - Undergraduate Juried Prospectus

Alumni Submissions

BFSDoArt offers a biennial exhibition, Continuum, celebrating the successes of their alumni. The exhibition is open to all mediums.

Our next alumni exhibition will be included in the 2021-2022 season. 

Join the mailing list to learn about other opportunities.

Professional Submissions

Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art Submission Guidelines: Exhibitions at the Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art tend to focus on the work of nationally or internationally renowned artists. If you would like to submit artwork for consideration in future exhibitions please send the following:

  • Resume
  • Artist Statement or Proposal
  • CD (jpeg images)
  • Image list (include title, dimensions, and media)

Please send all materials to the following: Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art Georgia Southern University

ATTN: Gallery Director PO Box 8032 Statesboro, GA 30460

*Please note that all submitted materials will not be returned to the artist, instead, they will stay on file with the Gallery Director. The Gallery Director will contact any artists whose work might be a good match for potential exhibitions.

Last updated: 1/25/2021