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Call for Artists: 2022 Emerging Artists Invitational

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High Point University’s Department of Studio Art + Graphic Design & The Sechrest Gallery of Art

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CALL FOR ARTISTS

Call Summary

High Point University’s Sechrest Gallery of Art and Department of Studio Art and Graphic Design announce a call to student artists in grades 9-12 for a juried exhibition of art to be held Tuesday, November 1 through Saturday, November 5, 2022. Student artists may submit original 2-D or 3-D work made using the technique/s of their choice.

We invite student artists whose work is selected for inclusion in the show to spend Saturday, November 5, 2022, on HPU’s campus for a tour of our art facilities, hands-on workshops, and more!

Student artists whose work is selected for exhibition should RSVP for this day-long event by MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2022.

Exhibition Dates

Tuesday, November 1 through Saturday, November 5, 2022.

Reception and Awards Presentation

Saturday, November 5, 2022, 3:00 pm.

Important Dates

  • Entry Portal Opens: Friday, September 2, 2022
  • Deadline for Entries: Friday, October 7, 2022
  • Acceptance Notification Sent: Monday October 17, 2022
  • RSVP for Campus Visit and Reception: Monday, October 24, 2022
  • Exhibition Opens: Tuesday, November 1, 2022
  • Reception and Presentation of Awards 5, 2022 (3 PM)

Prizes

Cash prizes will be awarded in the following amounts:

  • 1st Prize: $250
  • 2nd Prize: $150
  • Honorable Mention: $50
  • Honorable Mention: $50

Artist Eligibility

All entries must be original work completed by current High School students in grades 9-12 no more than two years before the entry deadline.

Accepted Work

  • Student artists can submit up to two works for consideration.
  • Emailed notifications of acceptance will be sent by Monday, October 17, 2022.
  • The Sechrest Gallery of Art/High Point University reserves the right to reproduce accepted
    artwork for publicity and documentation purposes.

Application Requirements

  • Artwork must be submitted to https://www.highpoint.edu/arts-design/2022/06/24/2022-emergingartists-invitational/ by 11:59 pm on Friday, October 7, 2022
  • The entry form must be filled out in its entirety.
  • Please be sure to:
    • list the sizes of artworks
    • crop the photos to include only the artwork
    • submit images that are right side up.
  • Images should be high resolution and in JPG format. Submitting a good, clear photograph
    of your work is VERY IMPORTANT! Please label the jpg image with YOUR LAST NAME and the
    ARTWORK’S TITLE (Example: Jones.SelfPortrait)
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For more information:

Emily Gerhold, Sechrest Gallery Director
egerhold@highpoint.edu
(336) 841-4680

Jane Baker, Sechrest Gallery Program Manager
jbaker6@highpoint.edu
(336) 841-4680

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