Call For Entries - 2024 Annual Juried Blick Art Materials Ars Nova Exhibition



Eligibility Open to all current NIU School of Art and Design students
Entry Forms Available at Olson Gallery February 26
Entry Drop Off Olson Gallery, March 18-20, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
Notification of Selection  March 22
Pick Up Rejected Work March 26-26, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Exhibition Dates April 1-18
Pick Up Accepted Work April 18, 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Entry Limitations
  • Up to two entries per student
  • Max 96" H x W x D
  • Video/Time Arts ten minutes max runtime
Entry Fee $10, cash/check only
Awards $750 in Blick Art Materials
Award Categories
  • Freshmen/Sophomores
  • Juniors
  • Seniors
  • Graduate Students


Juror: Ari Norris, MA, 2021, Gallery Director/Adjunct Faculty, Rockford University 

Contact Us

Jack Olson Gallery
Jack Arends Hall


Monday through Thursday
10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Closed on university holidays and between exhibitions.