Feb. 22 is Deadline to Register for 20th Northwestern Art Show

February 16, 2023

Only a few days are left to get artwork registered for the 20th annual Northwestern Oklahoma State University Art Society Art Show. Entry forms must be submitted by Feb. 22 with artwork to be delivered to the J.W. Martin Library on March 1 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The art show will take place in the library March 5-31 with a winners' show set for April 7 at the Runnymede in downtown Alva.

Current Northwestern students and employees, retired university employees and alumni may enter two items in each of the 30 categories available for this year’s show.

The categories, information about each one, rules and a registration form can be found at www.nwosu.edu/art/nas-art-show.

Artwork entered that does not fit any of the listed categories will be placed into a 31st category called Miscellaneous Artwork and will be judged together – regardless of the medium.

All art or concepts, including cartoon/comic characters, must be original to the artist. No kits, prints, photocopies, or previously submitted artwork will be allowed. No obscene language or references will be allowed. Any work deemed inappropriate by NAS and university standards will not be displayed.

Photography and coloring entries must be at minimum 5x7 in size that are matted or mounted – no frames. All fine art entries must include frames or be matted or mounted and ready to hang.

All artwork must have the title of work, category entered and artist’s name affixed in the upper right-hand corner on the back side of the piece. Three-dimensional work must also have this information attached to the piece.

Prize ribbons will be awarded to all students and non-students winning first through third place in all categories, along with Best of Show and People’s Choice. A $50 cash prize will be awarded to the student winning Best of Show, and the students placing first in a category will earn $10. Everyone entered in the show is eligible to receive the People’s Choice cash prize of $25. The coloring category will pit students and non-students against each other for prize ribbons only.

For more information about the art show, please contact Angelia Case, academic projects assistant/media specialist and art society sponsor, at (580) 327-8577 or arcase@nwosu.edu.


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