Friday, November 21, 2014


Exhibition Concept
This exhibition will pair University of South Dakota visual arts and poetry majors in order to create new collaborative work and to both broaden acceptance and appreciation of alternative art disciplines. Up to sixteen pairs will be selected by Dakota Writing Project instructor, Audrey Larsen, and Interim Director of the University Art Galleries, Michelle St. Vrain. There will be no set theme to this exhibition, however, all work created as a result of these collaborations must be new and original. Selected pairs are free to choose how they approach the collaborative process.

University Libraries, 2nd Floor Exhibition Cases

Exhibition Dates
January 30 – April 30, 2015

Thursday, April 23, 2015, 4:30 – 6 pm
A reading of each poem will be given during the reception.

The exhibition is open to University of South Dakota undergraduate and graduate students majoring in art and undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students majoring in poetry. Acceptable visual media include ceramics, illustration, graphic design, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and mixed media. Electronic media will not be accepted.

Entry Information
Visual artists will submit three-five digital images (jpg format, high resolution – 300 dpi) of their artwork on disk. Images must be of artwork that has been completed in the last two years. Visual artists should also include a short, one paragraph artist statement. Poets will submit three poems on disk. Poems must have been completed in the last two years. Entrants must include their name, address, phone number, email address, and year in school. Disks of artwork and poetry should be sent to:

Michelle St. Vrain, Interim Director of University Art Galleries
University of South Dakota
Warren M. Lee Center for Fine Arts, Room 103E
414 East Clark Street
Vermillion, SD 57069

Entry Deadline:
December 5, 2014

Pairings Announced:

December 12, 2014

Collaborations Due:
January 22, 2015 (Bring to Libraries, Rm 131C)

Audrey Larsen, Dakota Writing Project
Michelle St. Vrain, Interim Director of University Art Galleries

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Library Hours - Thanksgiving Break

Tuesday  (11/25)   7:30 am - 05:00 pm
Wednesday (11/26)   7:30 am - 05:00 pm
Thanksgiving Day (11/27)   Closed
Friday (11/28)   Closed
Saturday (11/29)   Closed