Visual Arts


$500 Thiel Gallery Director’s Choice Purchase Award
$500 Provost’s Award
$500 Dean’s Purchase Award ($250 Undergraduate/ $250 Graduate)
$125 Harn Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award
$125 Harn Outstanding Graduate Student Award
$150 SA+AH Director’s Award
$150 SA+AH Faculty Award


  • Open to all students currently enrolled in courses in the SA+AH.
  • Work must have been completed in the past two years.
  • Works not conforming to the submission specifications will be rejected.
  • Late submissions will not be accepted.


All reasonable care will be taken in the handling of selected works during installation and show run; however, neither University Gallery nor FACC organizers may be held liable for damage or loss of artwork.

 Entry Procedure


Please complete the online submission below and upload imagery as indicated. Please include a link to view or download time based works.

Label each image using the following naming convention: Last name_first name_number of image.jpg See example:

The first and second images submitted by Jane Smith



2-D and 3-D Work

For each work (up to 3) you may submit up to 2 digital images (a general view and a detailed view). Upload JPG files through the online submission form. JPG images should be 300 ppi and of “high” quality. File size must be no larger than 2mb.

Time-Based Work

For time-based works, complete the online form, upload a still image from the work, and include a link to view your work on Vimeo or YouTube. Works of all lengths may be selected for the exhibition, but the juror will require a three-minute clip for judging.

 Delivery & Pickup – IF YOUR WORK IS SELECTED

Delivery of Work (ready to hang):
NOTE: work not ready for display will not be accepted, and will be excluded from the show
Date: Monday February 5th
Time: 12 pm to 3 pm 
Location: University Gallery – No exceptions                                                                                IMPORTANT NOTE: All 2D work must be framed and ready for hanging. White pedestals will be provided for 3D works. Electronic and digital works must be ready to show. The gallery provides wireless internet access.
Work not ready for display at drop-off will not be accepted, and will be excluded from the show.

Pick up of Work:
Date: Friday March 2nd 
Time: 10 am to 1 pm 
Location: University Gallery – No exceptions

Entry Form & Slide Submission for Visual Arts


Heather Hart

Based in Brooklyn, NY, Heather Hart was an artist in residence at Joan Mitchell Center, McColl Center of Art + Innovation, The Hermitage, Bemis Center for Art, LMCC Workspace, Skowhegan, Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, Santa Fe Art Institute, Fine Arts Work Center and at the Whitney ISP.  She is interested in creating site-specific liminal spaces for personal reclamation, in questioning dominant narratives and proposing alternatives to them. Hart received grants from Joan Mitchell Foundation, Harpo Foundation, Jerome Foundation and a fellowship from NYFA. Her work has been included in a variety of publications and exhibited worldwide including at Socrates Sculpture Park, Seattle Art Museum’s Olympic Sculpture Park, Studio Museum in Harlem, John Michael Kohler Art Center, ICA Philadelphia, Art in General, The Drawing Center, PS1 MoMA, Museum of Arts and Craft in Itami, Storm King Art Center and the Brooklyn Museum. She is one half of the Creative Capital awarded project, The Black Lunch Table, that mobilizes a democratic rewriting of contemporary cultural history by animating discourse around and among the people living it. Hart studied at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, Princeton University in New Jersey and received her MFA from Rutgers University.