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Student Art Purchase


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Student Art Purchase

April 7, 2015, from 4-7 PM
Talley Student Union, 3rd Floor


Open to NC State Campus Community & General Public

*Cash or check only


For the first time, ARTS NC STATE will host a student art purchase that is open to the public. Additionally, ARTS NC STATE will carry on the tradition of selecting student work for its permanent collection. Since 2001, ARTS NC STATE has purchased original artwork of NC State students. Any currently enrolled, full-time NC State student is eligible to submit artwork for judging and for purchase. A committee comprised of staff, students and local artists will review the submitted work and choose the art to be purchased.
The chosen works will become a part of the permanent collection of ARTS NC STATE and will hang in Talley Student Union or selected locations on campus.


The Rules
Artwork must be priced at $400 or less.


For 2-D work:

Artwork may be no larger than 52” x 52” (including the frame).

Needs to be ready to hang (either canvas with stury framing or framed with matting, wiring, etc.).


For 3-D work:

Artwork may be no larger than 20”H x 15”W x 15”D.

3-D work may include: Ceramics, Wood, Textiles, Metals, Glass.

3-D work should include mounting device so that piece can sit on horizontal surface or be mounted to a  vertical surface.


To Submit Your Artwork

Bring your artwork to the 3rd Floor of Talley on  Tuesday, April 7, 2015 between 9AM - noon. You will be notified Wednesday, April 8, 2015 whether your art was purchased.


If Your Art is Not Purchased

Students whose art is not purchased must pick up art at the ARTS NC STATE Suite, 3rd floor Talley on Wednesday, April 7, 2015 between 1PM - 3PM.


For more information, contact Amy Sawyers, Coordinator of Arts Outreach, at 513-1044 or email



View Student Art Collection

Browse the galleries of student art purchased since 2001.