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EIU Department of Art + Design


2018 Undergraduate All Student Show 

2018 Undergraduate All Student Show- Prospectus

Exhibition Dates: February 24 — April 1, 2018

Tarble Arts Center, Main Gallery; Eastern Illinois University


Calendar of Events

January 22- 24  Digital submission of works and application

January 29  Jurors select exhibition and designate awards

February 2, 4 p.m.  List of works accepted for exhibition posted at Art Office- DFAC

February 12 — 14 (12:00 p.m. Noon)  Delivery of selected artworks

February 15 — 23  Exhibition installed at TAC

February 24  Exhibition opens

February 25  Public reception at TAC- Atrium, 2-4 p.m.

                      Award presentation at 2:30 p.m.

March 18  Exhibition closes

March 18-21   Student pick up exhibited work at TAC, 10 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

After March 23   Unclaimed entries disposed of at discretion of TAC



Open to any anyone who is currently pursuing an undergraduate degree and has enrolled in at least one EIU studio art course on or after June 16, 2016. All works must be original and completed within the last two years at EIU, and not previously exhibited at the Tarble Arts Center


 Submissions closed

  • Each student may submit up to 5 works/entries
  • Each entry must be submitted into its appropriate category
  • Everything is submitted online, under “All Student Show” via the website of Department of Art +Design
  • A completed application entry form
  • Image files should be in JPEG format, and not exceed 2MB, with the longest side no larger than 2000 pixels; and mp4 format for video, animation, sound, and motion graphic submissions
  • Works that are book design, brochure and/or packaging design, 3D Design, Sculpture, Ceramics, and Jewelry/Metals submissions may include up to three (3) files/views, per entry
  • Name each entry/file as: Last Name_First Name_Entry#
  • Name each additional files as: Last Name_First Name_Entry#detail
  • Website design and web-based interactive submissions should include up to 5 screenshots (JPEG) along with an active URL
  • Each entry should be entered separately even if there are multiple entries in the same category

 Please be sure to fill out the All Student Show Entry Application in addition to the category submissions. 


Submission Categories


2D and 3D Foundations

Works completed in 2D and 3D design classes and incorporate the basic principles, elements, and concepts of shapes, forms and structures.



Foundations Drawing

Works completed in Drawing I and II classes and have been created using any drawing media on paper or similar material.




Includes both functional and sculptural ceramics.



Digital Art- Imaging/Video/Sound (not Graphic Design)

Works that were created on the digital platform, and are intended to be printed and/or mounted; works that include any type of video that were created from digital or film methods; video + sound works within a digital format, interactive electronic works, or any combination of the above



Advanced Drawing

Works completed in upper level drawing classes using any drawing media on paper or or other materials as mixed media



Graphic Design — Interactive/Motion

Time-based graphic design projects, such as motion graphics, animation, and video that utilize type and/or space and image; website or interactive design



Graphic Design — Visual Communications

Works that engage in visual communication and problem solving through the use of type, and/or space and image, and are intended as design for print and three-dimensional applications; posters, book design, brochure design, ad design, branding design, etc.; 

three-dimensional applications that include: packaging design, environmental graphics, exhibit design, signage, and informational graphics



Jewelry / Metals

Works that utilize a combination of materials/methods that include: metals, stones, casting, enameling, etc.



Works that utilize wet painting medium on a support including, but not limited to: paper, canvas, wood, panel, Plexiglas, etc.




Works that utilize hand-printing techniques such as intaglio, etching, lithography, silkscreen, monoprint, etc.




Works that utilize sculptural media and/or process such as clay modeling, casting, carving, installation, wood fabrication, metal fabrication, etc.


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Contact Information for Department of Art

Art Department

Doudna Fine Arts Center
600 Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, IL 61920

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