Lansing Art Gallery’s Michigan Collegiate Art Exhibition is supported in part by Michigan State University’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences and College of Arts and Letters. Additional support from Jack and Sue Davis.

Call for Student Artwork

Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center is seeking collegiate artists to participate in a statewide competition with over $2,000 of awards. Located one block from the State Capitol at 119 North Washington Square, Lansing Art Gallery is a non-profit arts organization in its fifty-second year. Engaging the next generation of creative entrepreneurs, the Michigan Collegiate Art Exhibition will encourage artistic excellence, provide networking opportunities, and enhance professional capacity through a competitive exhibition to be held in March 2018. Artworks of all medias are eligible; including but not limited to: paintings, sculpture, mixed media, photography, graphic design, installations, short film, and video games. For film or specialty entries, student must provide AV equipment if accepted. Artwork should not exceed 8’ in any direction. Applicants may submit up to three works of art.

Awards Include:

  • $1000 Best of Show
  • $500 First Place
  • $250 Second Place
  • $150 Third Place
  • $100 Honorable Mention
  • Plus additional named awards


Submission Deadline (online only): February 1, 2018

Jury Notification to Students: by February 10, 2018

Artwork Delivery: February 22 – 25, 2018

Exhibition: March 1 – 28, 2018

Reception and Awards Presentation: March 16, 2018

Art Removal: March 29 – 31, 2018

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