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Annual Undergraduate Juried Exhibition
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2018 UNDERGRADUATE JURIED EXHIBITION

 

Students enrolled in classes at Michigan State University in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design are invited to submit work from their studio art classes to the 2018 Undergraduate Exhibition held at (SCENE) Metrospace Gallery in East Lansing, MI.

Work(s) must be created in non-foundation level studio art course taken in the department during the summer 2017, Fall 2017, and Spring 2018 semesters. Awards will be given in the following areas:  Ceramics, Comics Art & Graphic Novels, Drawing, Electronic Art + Intermedia, Graphic Design, Photography, Painting, Printmaking, and Sculpture.

WHAT ARE THE SHOW DATES?

The 2018 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition will be on view at (SCENE) Metrospace from March 23 to April 27. The Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony is slated for Friday, March 23 from 6:30 to 8:30PM. Awards will be announced at 7PM.

WHAT / WHERE IS (SCENE) METROSPACE?

(SCENE) Metrospace was founded by the City of East Lansing in 2004, and continues to be operated by the Department of Art, Art History, and Design at Michigan State University. Located in downtown East Lansing, it was founded in 2004 as a response to the “Cool Cities” initiative set forth by former Governor Granholm. (SCENE) Metrospace has maintained a diverse range of visual art exhibitions, musical performances, and other forms of expression since it’s opening. In 2015 the City of East Lansing and Michigan State University joined forces to program and operate the space.

WHAT IS THE SUBMISSION DEADLINE?

Work must be submitted via email to scene@msu.edu no later than midnight on Wednesday, February 21, 2018.

HOW DO I SUBMIT WORK?

Please click here for detailed instructions.

WHO IS THE GUEST JUROR?

Toni Pepe is an MSU AAHD Alumnae and a Boston-based artist who teaches at Boston University. Her photographs and installation work address the construction of identity and the performativity of narrative, gender, and memory. Toni is most interested in utilizing photography as a forum for interdisciplinary exploration—she often employs literature, neuroscience, and cinema as source materials for her work. She has exhibited her images throughout the United States and abroad. Toni’s work has been displayed in solo exhibitions at the University of Notre Dame and the Center for Photography Woodstock. In addition, Toni was named a 2011 Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellowship Program finalist and is currently in the Danforth Museum’s collection as well as many private collections.

HOW DO I KNOW IF MY WORK IS ACCEPTED?

Artists will be notified if their work is accepted to the show on March 1 via e-mail.

WHAT ABOUT INSTALLATION / DE-INSTALLATION?

Work must be delivered in person to (SCENE) Metrospace on Sunday, March 18 and Monday, March 19 12-5PM. Upon delivery of work, artists will be required to complete an exhibition contract with (SCENE) Metrospace that details the de-installation timeline. Artists identified to exhibit are responsible for the delivery and collection of their work within the stated timelines.