6th Annual Art Students’ Juried Exhibition/Scholarship Competition

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All Art students are invited to enter the Sixth Annual Old Dominion University Art Students’ Juried Exhibition/Scholarship Competition! The exhibition will be held in the Changing Gallery of the Baron & Ellin Gordon Galleries, March 1 – 31. An opening reception will be held March 1, 7–9pm.

Judging for the exhibition and scholarship awards are selected from artwork submitted by students. Submission information and the application form is available here. To submit a proposal for a window installation, use this form. (Thanks to Graphic Design student Rali Manouk for his design work!)

Exhibition selected by Amy Brandt, McKinnon Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art at the Chrysler Museum of Art.
Scholarships selected by Art Department Faculty.

Drop off work:
Gordon Galleries
Tuesday, February 19 and Wednesday, February 20; 2:00 – 5:00 both days.

Judging:
Friday, February 22

Pick up work:
Saturday February 23 and Sunday February 24,1:00 – 4:00 both days.
Selected work must be returned to gallery ready for installation on Tuesday, February 26, 11:30 – 4:30.

Naomi Winston Scholarship in Art

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR NAOMI WINSTON SCHOLARSHIP IN ART
FEBRUARY 15, 2013
Sponsored by the National Society of Arts and Letters

Scholarships up to $5,000 from the NSAL Virginia/North Carolina Chapter are available to young visual artists (ages 16-22) with exceptional talent and promise of future success.  Applicants must reside either in NC or in VA south of Fredericksburg.

Please send completed application with CD and printout of work to:
Janis Chevalier
1340 Waldemar Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Phone: 434-295-1575
Email: janischevalier@yahoo.com

Information about the Naomi Winston Scholarship in Art as well as links for the APPLICATION Form, ELIGIBILITY & TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS, etc. and SUGGESTIONS for PROGRAMS can be found in the Winston Scholarships section of the NSAL website: www.arts-nsal.org

PFAC Student Juried Exhibition is calling

The entry form for the Peninsula Fine Arts Center College Student Juried Exhibition is available. This competition is open to full- or part-time fine-arts art students enrolled at the Art Institute of Virginia Beach, Christopher Newport University, Hampton University, The College of William and Mary, Thomas Nelson Community College, Norfolk State University, Old Dominion University, Virginia Wesleyan College and Tidewater Community College.  There are over 1,500 dollars in prizes. Please consider entering!

Field Trip to Richmond

The Art Department is sponsoring a field trip to Richmond for Friday, November 2. Ticket price is $15.00, with sign up now in the Art Office. Deadline  is October 29.

The itinerary is:
1:00: Depart across from the Visual Arts Building, Lot 8
2:30/3:00:  Arrive at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
5:00:  Depart VMFA for dinner at Popkin Tavern or other local restaurants located on Broad Street
7:00/7:30:  First Fridays Art Walk, which will also be an opportunity to attend the opening of an exhibition by our own Greta Pratt, Photography Professor. The exhibition will take place at the Candella Gallery, Candela Books and Gallery, 214 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220
9:30:  Depart from Richmond traveling to Norfolk
11:00/11:30: Arrive in Norfolk at the Visual Arts Building.

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts houses a remarkable permanent collection of more than twenty-three thousand works of art from almost every major world culture. Especially noteworthy are the museum’s collections of Art Nouveau, Art Deco, and Modern and Contemporary American art donated by Sydney and Frances Lewis; French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art and British sporting art given by Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon; American art acquired through the J. Harwood and Louise B. CochraneFund; The Lillian Thomas Pratt Collection of Fabergé jeweled objects; and The Jerome and Rita Gans Collection of English Silver. The museum’s holdings of South Asian, Himalayan, and African art are among the finest in the nation.

Current exhibits at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts:
http://www.vmfa.state.va.us/Exhibitions/At_The_Museum/At_the_Museum.aspx

Richmond’s most popular arts and cultural program, the First Fridays Art Walk, showcases nearly 40 unique creative venues in Downtown Richmond, Virginia. Concentrated in the areas east of Belvidere Street and west of 8th Street, and north and south in Historic Jackson Ward and Monroe Ward, the Art Walk features diverse galleries, unique shopping, top-rated restaurants, cultural organizations, historic accommodations, and independent studios. We invite you to join us in celebrating Richmond’s thriving arts and cultural community on the first Friday of each month for this free self-guided experience held rain or shine between 5:00pm-9:30pm.

For additional trip information, contact:

Heather Bryant
hbryant@odu.edu

Elliott Jones
ejones@odu.edu

Cheryl White
cswhite@odu.edu

Robert Wojtowicz
rwojtowi@odu.edu

5th Annual Art Students’ Juried Exhibition and Scholarship Competition

Judging for the annual scholarship competition and 5th Annual Old Dominion University Art Students’ Juried Exhibition will take place this year on Friday, April 13. Scholarships will be selected by the Art Department faculty and the Exhibition juried by Emily Spruill Labows, Director of Cultural Affairs for City of Virginia Beach.

All students are eligible to compete for the student show. Scholarships are only available to students who intend to graduate in December 2012 or later.

To enter the Exhibition and/or Scholarship competition art studio students may bring up to five original works created in the last two years to the Gordon Gallery on the dates and times given below. Also bring a completed application form and a pre-made 4×5 card with name and e-mail clearly printed along with an artist’s statement of no more than 100 words.

Art History students please submit your applications to Robert Wojtowicz electronically by Monday, April 9. Your applications will be reviewed by the art history and studio art faculty with the winner announced with other scholarship awards.

To qualify for consideration for Art History, you must include the following as part of your application:
1. A completed cover sheet (download a PDF here) indicating that you are an Art History major in good academic standing; and
2. A well-researched and well-written paper (complete with bibliography, endnotes, and images) from a course in progress, or a revised and updated research paper from a course taken during an earlier semester.

Students selected for the Exhibition will be posted here at the Art department blog and posted at the gallery during work pick-up times. Scholarship winners will be posted here at the Art department blog later in the semester.
The application form is available here (PDF)
For further information, contact Greta Pratt for Scholarships and Heather Bryant for exhibition.

Drop off work:
Gordon Galleries
Tuesday, April 10
Wednesday, April 11
1:00 – 4:00 both days.

Judging:
Friday, April 13

Pick up work:
Saturday April 14
Sunday April 15
1:00 – 4:00 both days.

Selected work must be returned to gallery ready for installation on Tuesday, April 17, 11:30 – 4:30.
Exhibition: April 21- May 13
Reception: Saturday, April 21, 7:00–9:00pm

Webb Center Student Gallery open for applications!

The Student Gallery in Webb Center is accepting applications for the 2011–2012 academic year. The purpose of the Student Gallery is to showcase work from the Art Department. Faculty and/or students are asked to present proposed dates based on the calendar year. Each show will be exhibited for a maximum of 2 weeks. Work should be removed on the last day of the exhibition.

Application forms should be submitted via e-mail to John Roth.

As MS Word file: Student Gallery2011-2012_schedule

As PDF: Student Gallery2011-2012_schedule

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4th Annual Art Students’ Juried Exhibition

On Friday, April 8, the Art Department will host a distinguished outside juror to select works for the Fourth Annual Art Students’ Exhibition to be held at the Baron and Ellin Gordon Galleries. In addition, Art Department faculty will review the works and award a number of prestigious scholarships worth up to $2500 to outstanding studio art and art history students.

All students are eligible to compete for the student show. Scholarships are only available to students who intend to graduate in December 2011 or later. Students selected for Scholarships will automatically be included in the Exhibition.

To enter the Exhibition and/or Scholarship competition art studio students may bring up to five original works created in the last two years to the Gordon Gallery on Wednesday, April 6 or Thursday, April 7, 11:30–4:30. Also bring a completed application form and a pre-made 4×5 card with name and e-mail clearly printed along with an artist’s statement of no more than 100 words.

Art History students please submit your applications to Robert Wojtowicz electronically by Monday, April 4. Your applications will be reviewed by the art history and studio art faculty with the winner announced at the opening of the students exhibition.

To qualify for consideration for Art History, you must include the following as part of your application:
1. A completed cover sheet (download a PDF here) indicating that you are an Art History major in good academic standing; and
2. A well-researched and well-written paper (complete with bibliography, endnotes, and images) from a course in progress, or a revised and updated research paper from a course taken during an earlier semester.

Students selected for the Exhibition will be posted here at the Art department blog and posted at the gallery during work pick-up times. Scholarship winners will be publicly announced at the Exhibition opening, Saturday, April 16, 7:00–9:00pm.
The application form is available here (PDF)
For further information, contact Greta Pratt for Scholarships and Heather Bryant for exhibition.

Drop off work:
Gordon Galleries
Wednesday, April 6 and Thursday, April 7; 11:30 – 4:30 both days.
Judging:
Friday, April 8
Pick up work:
Saturday April 9 and Sunday April 10, 1:30 – 4:30 (please note starting time change!).
Selected work must be returned to gallery ready for installation on:
Tuesday, April 12, 11:30 – 4:30
Show dates:
Reception, Saturday, April 16, 7:00–9:00pm