Wayland seeking alumni artist contributions for centennial homecoming exhibit

Release Date: December 19, 2008    


PLAINVIEW – Calling all alumni artists! Wayland Baptist University is seeking to showcase some of its brightest and best graduates and their work in an alumni art exhibit to be displayed during Centennial Homecoming 2009 in the Abraham Family Art Gallery on the Wayland campus.

              Dr. Candace Keller, professor of art and curator for the gallery, will be curating the show. Entry is open to all alumni of Wayland who are artists and any former art students of Wayland, and pieces can be in any media category: paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture, mixed media, textiles, digital and jewelry. Artwork must be framed and ready to hang or install in the gallery.

              Deadline to submit entries for consideration is Jan. 10, 2009, and artists will be notified of accepted work by mail on Jan. 23. The show runs Feb. 20 through March 27. There will be a $25 fee per artist and a 20 percent commission charged on all pieces sold. All proceeds from the show benefit the art scholarship fund at Wayland.

              For more detailed entry requirements and submission guidelines, log onto the Wayland Web site at www.wbu.edu and follow the past students link. The right hand column features a link to a downloadable entry form with information.

              For more information, contact Keller at (806) 291-1083 or by email at kellerc@wbu.edu.