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Student Art in the Library

Student Art in the Library Exhibit

Submit your art for the Student Art in the Library Exhibit!

First Prize of $300
Second Prize of $150
Third Prize of $75
People’s Choice of $50

Our guest judge is Cynthia Markret. www.cynthiamarkert.com

Artist Cynthia Markert has been creating her mixed media paintings on wood since graduation from the University of Tennessee with a major in Studio Art and a minor in Women’s Studies. Her biographies appear in Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who In American Women. Her work is included in the archives of the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington D.C.

Selected two-dimensional works (drawings, graphic design, prints, photography, painting) will be on display in the exhibit area in the PAUL M. & MARION T. MILES READING ROOM 135 Hodges during the spring semester.  The contest is open to all currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students, in any discipline.

Please read the guidelines for submission here: https://www.lib.utk.edu/artinlibrary/art-library-guidelines-submission/

    Schedule coming soon

UT Libraries will display selected art until Nov. 4th.  Once dismounted the art may be collected at the Hodges Library second floor service desk.

Accepted art is expected to be available for the entire exhibit.

The winners are: Fall SAL Exhibit

Literary Lion

People’s Choice Award, $50 — to Stacy Sivinski for “Literary Lion,”
a 3-dimensional collage made of book pages mounted on cardboard

Nook of the Snail

Third Prize, $75 — to Chet Guthrie for “Nook of the Snail,” a close-up photograph of a snail sheltering among the spring wildflowers

Life in a Thousand Words

Second Prize, $150 — to Olivia Lichterman for “Life in a Thousand Words,” a pen-drawn portrait created entirely of words

First Prize, $300 — to Stacy Sivinski for “Literary Lion.”

• This year we inaugurated a new prize, awarded by the Knoxville Mercury. The winner gets their work featured in the Knoxville Mercury.
Curvy
The Knoxville Mercury award goes to Megan White for “Curvy,” a composition of oil and string on canvas”

Fall 2015 SAL Brochure:
Fall2014SALtrifold_Page_1

Vote for your favorite art! Student Art in the Library

Help pick the People’s Choice Award for the Student Art in The Library.
Here’s the link to our People’s Choice survey: https://tiny.utk.edu/votelibart
People may also vote at our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/utklibraries by liking their favorites.
The winner will be announced at the reception Thursday Sep 24 at 4:00 PM in Miles Reading room 1st Floor Hodges

Submit Your Art for the SAL Fall 2015 Exhibit

Submit your art for the Fall 2015 Student Art in the Library Exhibit!

https://www.lib.utk.edu/artinlibrary/submit-your-art-for-exhibition-in-the-library/
First Prize of $300
Second Prize of $150
Third Prize of $75
People’s Choice of $50
The Mercury Award will be featured in the Knoxville Mercury and win $25 and a gift bag.

Selected two-dimensional works (drawings, graphic design, prints, photography, painting) will be on display in the exhibit area in the PAUL M. & MARION T. MILES READING ROOM 135 Hodges during the spring semester.  The contest is open to all currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students, in any discipline.

Please read the guidelines for submission here: https://www.lib.utk.edu/artinlibrary/art-library-guidelines-submission/

  • Sep. 4 submission deadline midnight (Limit three entries per artist)
  • Sep. 4-11 committee will review art online and make selections (selected artists are notified by email)
  • Sep. 20 deadline to bring in selected art to Hodges Library second floor service desk
  • Sep. 21 mount the exhibit
  • Sep. 24: 4:00 opening reception with the Dean of Libraries

UT Libraries will display selected art until Dec. 1st  After then, the art may be collected at the Hodges Library second floor service desk.

Accepted art is expected to be available for the entire exhibit.

Winners of the 2015 Spring Student Art in the Library Exhibit

Thank you to all the participants! And the winners are…

1st Place

Middle Sister: The AccountMiddle Sister: The Tell

Elysia MannMiddle Sister: The Account & Middle Sister: The Tell

Diptych: Mixed drawing and print media on paper

Elysia is a graduate student in printmaking.  

Her description reads:  This diptych explores the complex triangular relationships among three siblings, creating a tale of simultaneous pathos, humor, and disgust. Narrative clues are divulged in the pose and gesture of grotesque figures, while game pieces and inscription offer supplementary detail. The mirroring of compositional elements reinforces the themes of biological repetition, variation, point of view, and the tradition of the printed multiple.

 

2nd Place

A Daisy Worth 177,000 Words

A Daisy Worth 177,000 Words

Samantha Arcamuzi 

Ink Pen o paper

Samantha is an Undergraduate in Neuroscience and Psychology

Her description reads: 

The image is made entirely from the book The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. It is done with ink pen only. The blue and green in the background are made up of the words from The Great Gatsby

 

3rd Place

Tranquilitygarden1

Tranquility garden

Farzaneh Khorsandi Kouhanestani  (فرزانه خورسندی)

Guash on paper board

Farzaneh is a graduate student in Biosystems engineering 

 

People’s Choice

Girl #2: Molly

Girl #2: Molly 

Mason Freeman

Charcoal on paper

Mason is an Undergraduate in Neuroscience

And her description reads: 

As I continue to work with charcoal and portraiture, I try to create more intense, high-contrast portraits. Portraits focus more on the person being depicted and adds an element of vulnerability when it’s monochramatic

Some comments from Facebook include: “I thought it was a photograph. I really had to look closely.” “The sharpness of the lines is incredible!”

Visit our archive on trace: http://trace.tennessee.edu/utk_libsart/

Spring 2015 SAL Exhibit


“People’s Choice Award” by liking your favorite. Voting begins Friday, March 27, at facebook.com/utklibraries.

View a retrospective of previous Student Art in the Library exhibitions at trace.tennessee.edu/utk_libsart.

Call For Art! SAL Spring 2015 Exhibit

Submit your art for the Spring 2015 Student Art in the Library Exhibit!
https://www.lib.utk.edu/artinlibrary/submit-your-art-for-exhibition-in-the-library/

First Prize of $300
Second Prize of $150
Third Prize of $75

Selected two-dimensional works (drawings, graphic design, prints, photography, painting) will be on display in the exhibit area in the PAUL M. & MARION T. MILES READING ROOM 135 Hodges during the spring semester.  The contest is open to all currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students, in any discipline.

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

  • March 8 submission deadline midnight (Limit three entries per artist)
  • March 9-15 committee will review art online and make selections (selected artists are notified by email)
  • March 23 deadline to bring in selected art to Hodges Library second floor service desk
  • March 24 -27 mount the exhibit
  • April 2: 4:00 opening reception with the Dean

Works are on display until April 24, 2015

 

 

UT Libraries Fall 2014 Exhiblition

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

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!

 

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