Student Unions & Activities : University of Minnesota

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Visual Arts Committee Chairs:

Advisor and Galleries Manager

  • Tricia Schweitzer
  • Phone: (612) 625-7281

Gopher Spot Gameroom Call for Artists

Student Unions and Activities is looking for artists to submit their work to be exhibited in the Gopher Spot in the St. Paul Student Center! Student must be a University of Minnesota enrolled student currently registered for at least 3 credits. Submit a high quality image of your art via e-mail to with your name, major, address, e-mail, and phone number by October 6th, 2016.

Please make sure your art follows these guidelines:

  • 2-D Wall Art: any medium on canvas or paper
  • Art must be agriculture/nature/food themed
  • Minimum Size: 11in W x 17in H
  • Maximum Size: 16in W x 20in H

Student Unions and Activities will review entries and winners will be notified October 20, 2016. The top 5 entries will be framed and displayed in the Gopher Spot and receive a $50 GIFT CARD to the U of MN Bookstore.

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.