Call for Entries! Fall 2014 Student Art in the Library Exhibition

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The UT Libraries is seeking student artworks for the Student Art in the Library juried exhibition.  The contest awards a First Prize of $300, Second Prize of $150, and Third Prize of $75. Selected two-dimensional works (drawings, graphic design, prints, photography, ceramics, painting) will be on display in the exhibit area during the fall semester.  The contest is open to all currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students, in any discipline. Submission deadline is midnight, September 21

Click here to submit your work for exhibition!


2012 Student Art in the Library Exhibit: and the winners are…

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Thank you to all our entrants to the 2012 Student Art in the Library Competition. We were thrilled with all the diverse art and enjoyed looking at it all.  The numerous and talented entries made our job very hard.

Exhibiting artists are:
Eleanor Aldrich, Stacey Austin-Heil, Hannah Barker, Timothy Brunson, ‪Elizabeth Goldstein, ‪Sterling Goller-Brown, Emily Hennen, Josie Henry, Courtney Kovacs, ‪Maggie Miller‬, Micah Mitchell, Carson Whittaker.


First Place:
Courtney Kovacs
Ink and polycrylic on wood





Second Place:
Stacey Austin-Heil
“Last Supper Club”
Oil on Canvas

Call For Submissions! 2012 Student Art in the Library

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First Prize of $300

Second Prize of $150

*Prizes awarded after the exhibit is installed February 15, 2012

Who? The juried exhibition is open to all undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville


When? Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, February 1, 2012. Exhibit remain on view through the spring semester

What? All 2-dimensional works including drawing, graphic design, printmaking, photography, ceramics or painting.  Submit up to 3 pieces.

Where? Our Student Art in the Library exhibit space in the Hodges Library 135

How? Email submission information to

Please include:

  • Artist name and contact information
  • For each piece submitted (Up to 3): Title of work, dimensions and medium
  • Attach digital image of each work (jpg, gif or png only)
  • Name image file with your last name and submission number (eg.  Smith1.jpg)

Who decides? Artwork will be selected by the Student Art in the Library Committee.  The Committee exercises curatorial discretion and will determine if the artwork submitted is appropriate for the library setting.

Questions? Email

Selected artwork must be ready to install when delivered to Hodges Library.  Work on paper must be framed or securely mounted.  Stretched canvases do not need to be framed.