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, graphic design, and apparel & textile design 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: Apparel & Textile Design, Ceramics, Comics Art & Graphic Novels, Drawing, Electronic Art + Intermedia, Graphic Design, Photography, Painting, Printmaking, and Sculpture.
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.
(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.
Work must be submitted via email to email@example.com no later than midnight on Monday, February 26, 2018.
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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.
Artists will be notified if their work is accepted to the show on March 8 via e-mail.
Work must be delivered in person to (SCENE) Metrospace on Sunday, March 17 and Monday, March 18 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.