All currently enrolled students, and currently employed faculty or staff are eligible to participate.
Types of Artwork Accepted
Two dimensional artworks accepted for physical display include:
Three dimensional artworks accepted for digital display include:
We also accept artwork which has been computer generated, scanned or drawn digitally. Digital artwork will be displayed using a monitor.
Applicants must complete the online application and agree to:
Additionally, applicants must supply the following information which will be displayed with your artwork:
Applications are evaluated by the Art in the Library Committee and all decisions are final. The committee’s goal is to select a broad representation of styles, content and media. Artwork may be rejected based on the following:
All applicants will be notified of the committee’s decision via email.
Delivery of Artworks to the Library
Applicants with accepted artwork for physical display are responsible for delivering their artwork to the Library by the specified date. The Library does not pay for shipping and handling. Please see our guide on preparing your work for exhibition for additional information.
Works selected for digital exhibition require no additional submission or delivery.
The Art in the Library Committee determines the exhibition location for all artwork and is responsible for installing the artwork and creating identifying labels or other signage.
Retrieving Artworks from the Library
At the end of the exhibition period, the artist is responsible for arranging to pickup their artwork from the Library by the specified date. To retrieve the artwork artist must present a valid photo ID. Any work not picked up by the specified date will become the property of university.
The Library will take utmost care to ensure the safekeeping of works on display. Our gallery is video monitored and in a high trafficked and highly visible area of the Library. The building is staffed and patrolled by trained Library staff and student police during all open hours. Additionally, artwork will be tagged with a security chip which will activate an alarm if the piece is removed from the building. Pleased see the application for additional liability information.