Sunday, March 07, 2010

Annual Juried Show: Deadline Thursday, 25 March 2010


Entries for the 2009-2010 Annual Juried Exhibition are now being accepted. All currently enrolled Webster students in all programs worldwide are eligible. Download this Call for Work as a PDF file here.

The exhibition will run in the May Gallery from 2-30 April 2010, with a reception and awards presentation on Friday, 9 April 2010, from 5-7 p.m.

Any work that involves a photographic process is welcomed, but the work should have been produced during the past year, and while a student at Webster. Work may be matted or mounted, or with sufficient border to be hung under glass. (A border of at least 1½ inches is suggested.) Work must be unframed and ready to hang. Outside dimensions should be 8x10", 8½x11", 11x14", 14x17", 13x19", 16x20" or 20x24". Other sizes will only be considered if (a) glass is already available in the May Gallery supply storage, or (b) the student supplies glass for hanging. (Submissions by students from international campuses in metric sizes will be accommodated.) A maximum of four pieces per individual may be submitted. No fees are required.

Work should be left in the Kirk House, or sent to

May Gallery Juried Show Entries
Webster University, Kirk House

USPS postal mailing address:
470 East Lockwood Ave.
St. Louis MO 63119

Shipping address for all other carriers:
40 North Rock Hill Rd.
St. Louis MO 63119

Deadline for submission is Thursday, 25 March 2010, at 4:30 p.m. Remember, this is a juried show. Work exhibited and awards will be selected by an independent outside jury. There is no guarantee that every piece submitted will be exhibited; enter your very best work.

All work submitted must have student’s name, phone number, email, campus (if not Webster Groves) and title of the piece (if any) legibly written on, or affixed to, the back of each piece. Failure to include this information will disqualify the work from consideration for the show. Work submitted should be protected in a box, case, or suitable envelope with the student's name on the outside of the package.

If you are interested in having your work reproduced in the catalog that accompanies the show, send a file attachment (300 ppi, approximately 4x6 print size) to . It must be the same image as you submit for the exhibition; be sure your name is part of the file name. Only images selected by the jurors will be considered for publication.

Photos not selected for the show may be picked up in the Kirk House beginning Monday, 29 March. Photos in the show may be picked up in the Kirk House beginning Monday, 3 May. Photos not picked up by 1 June 2010 will be discarded. Entries from outside St. Louis will be returned by mail to the campus of origin.

Prizes will be awarded for Best of Show and First, Second and Third Place. In addition, there is a cash purchase award for the Best of Show winner.

The May Gallery phone number is 1-314-246-7673; email is


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