2017 Community College Student Juried Exhibition
May 8 - 19, 2017

The Fine Art Center Gallery at Northeastern Illinois University welcomes submissions from Illinois Community College students for an exhibition of artwork May 8 through 19, 2017 with a reception and awards ceremony on May 19 6-9 p.m.


April 1, 2017
No entries will be accepted after this date.


Open to students currently enrolled in an Illinois Community or Junior College
and their artwork that was completed from August 2014 to present.


Each student artist may submit up to three original works in any medium not exceeding 60 inches in any dimension.

Accepted Works

All artwork accepted for the exhibition must be ready for professional installation (framed/wired or alternative approved methods appropriate to the work).
Plexiglas is preferred over conventional glass


March 10 - Submissions Open
April 1 - Entry Deadline
April 15 - Notification of Acceptance
April 24 to May 4 - Drop off work to gallery
May 8 to 19 - Exhibition Open
May 19 at 6-9 p.m. - Closing Reception, Awards Ceremony, and NEIU Art Department Open House
May 22 to June 5 - pickup of work for 2-year show


Heather Webber, Fine Art Center Gallery Director, h-weber@neiu.edu
Nate Mathews, Professor of Art, n-mathews@neiu.edu
More details and a submission form will be available soon.

Drop off/Pick Up

Artists are responsible for transportation of their work to and from the show. Accepted work should be delivered during designated gallery hours (M-F 12-4pm) or by appointment, (773) 442-4944). All work must remain in the show for the duration of the exhibit. Works may be removed after the closing reception, May 22nd - June 5th.


There is no entry fee. All sales inquiries will be forwarded directly to the artist. No commissions will be taken from sales. Work does not have to be for sale to be exhibited in the show.


By submitting an entry form the artist agrees to all conditions stated here and of the Fine Art Center Gallery at Northeastern Illinois University. The artist also agrees to release images of the artwork for publicity and cataloging purposes.

Image Submission

Submit high-resolution jpeg photographs that accurately represent artworks. Files should be approximately 1,500 pixels on the longest side.
Name files with your first name, last name, and an entry number. For example: John_Doe_1.jpg, John_Doe_2.jpg, John_Doe_3.jpg


Artists will be notified via email whether or not the jury selected their submissions. Please make sure your email information is accurate.