Call For Artists
Call for Maroon & Gold Art
Are you an artist?
Help us complete our new installation on the ground floor of Coffman Memorial Union. We want to see your campus pride and creative abilities! We are looking for two dimensional works of art: drawings, paintings, illustrations and other mixed media creations that thematically celebrate the U of MN.
Selected submissions will receive a $100 visa gift card.
Works must measure 20” x 20” and can be rendered in any medium on any type of two-dimensional surface - for example: paper, fabric, canvas, wood etc. Digital works of art are also acceptable. Chosen entries will be framed. Each participant can submit up to three entries for consideration.
Email images of your artwork to email@example.com. In the subject line, write Maroon and Gold Art. In the email include your contact information (Name, email, phone number and home address).
Submissions are due by December 8, 2017.
*UofM TC Students Only
Gopher Spot Call for Artists
To celebrate the arts and agriculture-centric St. Paul Campus, entries will be asked to have a general nature and/or food theme. Entries that incorporate elements of the St. Paul Campus will have a competitive edge.
2D Wall Art: any medium on canvas or paper
Desired Canvas Sizes:
(Up to 5 selected winners) 20” W x 16” H (Environment/Sustainability Themed)
(Up to 2 selected winners) 40” W x 30” H (Environment/Sustainability Themed)
(Up to 5 selected winners) 10” W x 10” H (Food Themed)
Must be a University of Minnesota enrolled student currently registered for at least 3 credits.
To enter, artists will be asked to submit high quality image to firstname.lastname@example.org with their name, major, address, email, and phone number.
The top entries will be framed and displayed in the Gopher Spot for the entire Spring 2017 semester. The selected artists will also receive a $50 Amazon gift card and will get their artwork back at the end of the spring semester.
Entries due by Friday, November 17th.
Spring 2018 Gallery Call for Artists
Student Unions & Activities is looking for artists to submit their work to be exhibited in the Coffman Art Gallery, Second Floor Art Gallery, and the Larson Art Gallery at the University of Minnesota.
Interested in exhibiting your work? Submit a prospectus to the Visual Arts Committee by March 9, 2018.
Please make sure to include the following in your prospectus:
Contact Information: email, phone number, and website (if available).
2-4 samples of your artwork with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi at 4x6 inches.
Please send your prospectus to email@example.com. Student Unions & Activities will review prospectuses and determine gallery placement and exhibitions in mid-April.
*We encourage student artists to submit. There is no need to possess a large body of work. We can pair works with others to make up a comprehensive exhibition.
Are you a part of an arts organization -- either on or off campus? Do you represent other artists? Send us an email with an idea for an exhibition. We would love to hear from you.
Visual Arts Committee Prospectus
Student Unions & Activities organizes 9 solo, group, or theme-based exhibitions per year at the St. Paul Student Center’s Larson Art Gallery, 4 solo exhibitions at Coffman Memorial Union’s Coffman Art Gallery and features work to be exhibited in various public spaces on the second floor of Coffman Memorial Union. To display your work in the galleries, submit a prospectus to the Visual Arts Committee.
Student artists are encouraged to submit their work. There is no need to have enough work to fill up the entire gallery space. Our student curators will work to form group exhibitions.