Department of Art & Art History

The 2022 Juried Fine Art Student Exhibition

The 2022 Juried Fine Art Student Exhibition

Banner: 2022 Juried Fine Art Student Exhibition, with the Joyce and Roger Lethander and the Davis-Frye Awards in Art and the Dean’s Choice Purchase Award, Juror: Dr. Jonathan Frederick Walz, Biggin Gallery, Mar 21–31, Juror’s lecture and presentation of awards: March 21, 2022 at 5:00 pm CDT


Juried exhibition showcasing student work.

March 21 – 31, 2022

Biggin Gallery’s annual Juried Fine Art Student Exhibition features selected works by current art students, with an awards presentation featuring the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and a distinguished visiting juror. Included works are eligible for numerous awards, including the Dean’s Choice Purchase Award, the Davis-Frye Annual Award in Art, and the Department of Art & Art History Merit Awards.


Exhibition Entry

Students enrolled in Fall 2021 and/or Spring 2022 semester ARTS classes in the Department of Art & Art History are invited to enter up to three artworks in the 2022 Juried Fine Art Student Exhibition.

Artwork drop-off and online form deadline: March 14, 2022

On March 14, drop off entries in Biggin Gallery 8am–6pm. Submit online form and images by 11:59 pm. These times are strict, and late entries will NOT be accepted. Students who need to drop off their work before March 14 may contact Danielle Funderburk at for reasonable accommodation.

Prospectus - Detailed exhibition entry instructions, and the hard copy form to attach to your artwork.

Online Form - Enter the same information you attach to your artwork on the hard copy form.

Image Submission - Upload artwork images.


Juror's Lecture, Presentation of Awards and Reception


Monday, March 21, 2022
5:00-7:00 pm CDT


Juror's Lecture and Presentation of Awards: 005 Biggin Hall
Reception: Biggin Gallery, 001 Biggin Hall

This event is free and open to the public. 005 Biggin Hall and Biggin Gallery are handicap accessible.


About the Juror

Jonathan Frederick Walz is an expert on American modernism who received an MA and a PhD—both in art history—from the University of Maryland, College Park. He spent academic year 2009–2010 at the David C. Driskell Center as one of six graduate student curators for the exhibition Embodied: Black Identities in American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery, which appeared at the Driskell Center and Yale University Art Gallery and was reviewed in the New York Times. He has published essays and given lectures on a range of topics, from Charles Demuth and Alma W. Thomas to conceptual portraiture and queer rurality. As a proponent of object-based study and public history, Walz has more than 25 years of experience in art museums, including more than a decade of service at the National Gallery of Art, Washington. In 2016, he was appointed the Director of Curatorial Affairs and Curator of American Art at The Columbus Museum in Columbus, Georgia.


Last Updated: March 14, 2022