artists-wantedHickory – Lenoir Rhyne University’s art program is currently accepting artwork submissions for its 2nd Annual Juried Exhibit titled, “Intimate Expressions.” All artwork must be submitted for consideration in the exhibit by Monday, October 3. Accepted artwork will be on display October 20 – November 14 on the main floor of the Carl A. Rudisill Library.

A reception will also be held on Thursday, October 20 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., in the library, during which guests will have an opportunity to mingle with other artists while enjoying refreshments. No entry fee or reservations are required to view the exhibit or attend the reception. Both events are open to the LR campus community and public.

Artwork categories include painting (mixed media), printmaking, photography, and sculpture. Submissions are open to all artists 18 years or older who will compete for monetary prizes totaling $1,500. All artwork must be finalized and ready to display, and must not exceed a size of 48 x 60 inches, or 2,880 square inches. Artists may not submit more than two entries for 2D or 3D work. For 3D submissions, up to three photos per entry are allowed (front, side, top). Images must be submitted in JPEG format, no larger than 1MB per image.

To submit artwork for consideration in the exhibit, please email a photo of the artwork to Clay James, Assistant Professor of Art at