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Jun 24th, 2022

2022 Emerging Artists Invitational

High Point University’s
Department of Studio Art + Graphic Design &
The Sechrest Gallery of Art

Emerging Artist Main

2022 Emerging Artists Invitational Juried Exhibition

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Student artists in grades 9-12 may submit original 2-D or 3-D work using the technique(s) of their choice. Exhibition on view Tuesday, November 1 through Saturday, November 5, 2022

Prospectus PDF


All entries must be original work completed by current High School students in grades 9-12 no more than two years before the entry deadline.

Entry Procedure
Submit Photographs of Artwork by 11:59pm on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2022

The entry form must be filled out in its entirety. Please be sure to:

  • List the sizes of artworks
  • Crop the photos to include only the artwork
  • Submit images that are right side up
  • Submit hi res JPG images. Submitting a good, clear photograph of your work is VERY IMPORTANT! Please label the jpg image with YOUR LAST NAME and the ARTWORK’S TITLE (Example: Jones.SelfPortrait)

Accepted Work

  • Student artists can submit up to two works for consideration
  • Emailed notifications of acceptance will be sent by MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2022
  • The Sechrest Gallery of Art/High Point University reserves the right to reproduce accepted artwork for publicity and documentation purposes

Import Dates

  • Entry Portal Opens: Friday, September 2, 2022
  • Deadline for Entries: Friday October 7, 2022
  • Acceptance Notification Emailed: Monday, October 17, 2022
  • RSVP for Campus Visit & Reception: Monday, October 24, 2022
  • Exhibition Opens: Tuesday, November 1, 2022
  • Reception & Presentation of Awards: Saturday, November 5, 2022 (3PM)

We invite student artists whose work is selected for inclusion in the show to spend Saturday, November 5, 2022 on HPU’s campus for a tour of our art facilities, hands-on workshops, and more! Student artists whose work is selected for exhibition should RSVP for this day-long event by MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2022.


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