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Student Art in the Library

Announcing the Fall 2012 Student Art in the Library contest

The library wants to display your work.

The Student Art in the Library contest awards a First Prize of $300 and a Second Prize of $150. Submission deadline for the Fall 2012 contest is September 21. If you create any particularly inspired works this summer, keep in the mind the Student Art in the Library contest. The library is looking for two-dimensional works to be displayed in our exhibit area in 135 Hodges Library throughout the fall semester.

We will need all works in hand by Oct. 1, 2011.

Student Art in the Library will unveil the fall exhibition of student works and announce the First Place and Second Place award winners at 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 5, in 135 Hodges Library. This semester, Student Art in the Library received 88 entries from 34 UT student artists. Selected works are being installed the week of Oct. 1.

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)

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.

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