2019 Undergraduate Juried Exhibtion

Students enrolled in classes at Michigan State University in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design are invited to submit work from their studio art, graphic design, and apparel & textile design classes to the 2019 Undergraduate Exhibition held at (SCENE) Metrospace Gallery in East Lansing, MI.

Work(s) must be created in non-foundation level studio art course taken in the department during the summer 2018, Fall 2018, and Spring 2019 semesters. Awards will be given in the following areas: Apparel & Textile Design, Ceramics, Comics Art & Graphic Novels, Drawing, Electronic Art + Intermedia, Graphic Design, Photography, Painting, Printmaking, and Sculpture.

What are the show dates?

The 2019 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition will be on view at (SCENE) Metrospace from April 5 to April 28. The Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony is slated for Friday, April 5 from 6:00 to 8:00PM. Awards will be announced at 7PM.

What/Where is (SCENE) Metrospace?

(SCENE) Metrospace was founded by the City of East Lansing in 2004, and continues to be operated by the Department of Art, Art History, and Design at Michigan State University. Located in downtown East Lansing, it was founded in 2004 as a response to the “Cool Cities” initiative set forth by former Governor Granholm. (SCENE) Metrospace has maintained a diverse range of visual art exhibitions, musical performances, and other forms of expression since it’s opening. In 2015 the City of East Lansing and Michigan State University joined forces to program and operate the space.

What is the submission deadline?

Work must be submitted no later than midnight on Monday, March 11, 2019 at 5pm.\

Who is the guest juror?

Alison Wong, Director of the Wasserman Projects

Alison Wong is first-generation Chinese American artist, curator, and educator based in Detroit, MI. Wong received her MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, MI and her BFA from Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, MD. Primarily working in the field of painting and drawing, Wong takes inspiration from her personal histories and her professional practice as and Director and Curator of Wasserman Projects, founder of Butter Projects, and Adjunct Faculty at College for Creative Studies.

How do I know if my work is accepted?

Artists will be notified if their work is accepted to the show on March 17 via e-mail.

What about installation/de-installation?

Work must be delivered in person to (SCENE) Metrospace on Sunday, March 17 and Monday, March 30 & 31 12-5PM. Upon delivery of work, artists will be required to complete an exhibition contract with (SCENE) Metrospace that details the de-installation timeline. Artists identified to exhibit are responsible for the delivery and collection of their work within the stated timelines.