Submit Art Here
UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY
CALL FOR ENTRIES
*OPEN TO ALL CURRENT EAST BAY ART STUDENTS*
ARTWORK CRITERIA AND GUIDELINES:
Please read and follow the directions carefully
*NOTE* - This will be a virtual exhibition of digital images of your artwork
*Current CSUEB students who have taken an art class in the past academic school year of 2020-2021 are eligible to submit Three (3) artworks of acceptable media. This is a juried show in which selected works are eligible for arts awards and scholarships from our generous donors and the CSUEB Art department.
*Acceptable works: Paintings-oils, acrylics, watercolors, photographs, works on paper(drawing, collage, mixed media, etc.), digital artwork, graphic artwork, ceramics, sculpture, and mixed media.
*Acceptable artwork must be from the 2020-2021 academic school year that has not been submitted to previous exhibitions. Older works will not be accepted.
*Special Request: If you have a work that requires special viewing, such as order or placement, please make note of it in your email at the time of submission with jpgs properly labeled in order of viewing. We want to make sure that the juror sees the piece as intended.
April 16, 2021: Student submissions are due on this date by midnight.
April 19 - April 23, 2021: Outside juror will select artwork for exhibition and awardees(*Juror subject to change)
April 26 - May 5, 2021: Upload exhibition online
HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR PARTICIPANT SUBMISSION FORM AND ARTWORK IMAGES:
1. Fill out your submission form at this link below:
2. Immediately after submitting form please send a follow up email with the subject title: 2021 Rising Submission(please also include first and last name in subject title)to firstname.lastname@example.org with corresponding properly labeled jpg images to go with your submission form(Please follow Documentation and Image Requirements below)
We know that at this time you may not have the best documentation, please supply the best quality documentation you can. That can be process oriented documentation and/or documentation of the final artwork. You can include detail shots of work as well — please note that they are detail shots in the file name.
Here is a tutorial on how to document your work with your camera phone:
- File size: 1920 pixels at the longest dimension (ex. 1920x1080)
- Save as jpeg at 72dpi.
- Save the file with Artists name / corresponding image number (example: JaneDoe_1.jpg or JaneDoe_2.jpg)
*If there is a specific order in which the work should be displayed, please number your images accordingly.
Here is a tutorial on how to resize an image in Photoshop:https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/using/resizing-image.html
All images should have the following information included in the email and be properly labeled(example: JaneDoe_1.jpg) with corresponding file number:
- Date (year completed)
- Is the work in process or completed?
OTHER NEEDED INFORMATION: Please include this information in your email with correctly labeled jpgs.
- Artist Bio
- Artist Statement
- Other descriptions of process (if applicable)
GUEST JUROR INFORMATION:
Rachel Osajima , the Executive Director of the Alameda County Arts Commission is this year’s visiting outside juror for our annual “Rising” juried student exhibition. Rachel Osajima is the Executive Director of the Alameda County Arts Commission, a division of the County of Alameda. An arts administrator for over twenty-five years, Osajima is the former Director of Exhibitions for the Richmond Art Center and former Curator of the Museum of Craft and Folk Art of San Francisco. She leads the County’s arts education initiative Create Alameda County which is a partner of Create California. Osajima serves on the Executive Committee of the Foundation for the Arts in Alameda County, California Arts Advocates, and Californians for the Arts. She received a double B.A. in Art History and Fine Art from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and her M.F.A. from the California College of the Arts, Oakland.
The Alameda County Arts Commission (ACAC) is a division of the County of Alameda. This civic organization was established in 1965 by ordinance of the Alameda County Board of Supervisors. The Arts Commission acts in an advisory capacity to the Board of Supervisors concerning the arts and cultural environment in the County. The cities and communities of Alameda County include Alameda, Albany, Berkeley, Castro Valley, Dublin, Emeryville, Fremont, Hayward, Livermore, Newark, Oakland, Piedmont, Pleasanton, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, Union City, and other unincorporated areas.
Mission Statement: The Alameda County Arts Commission is dedicated to improving the quality of life in Alameda County by nurturing a thriving environment for the arts and for cultural activities; promoting economic opportunities for Alameda County's artists and arts organizations through programs such as arts grants, public art, and art in education programs; encouraging public participation in the arts and actively advocating for the arts.
NOTE: A committee composed of the art department's chair, senior faculty members, and gallery staff collectively collaborate on exhibitions and events.