Call For Entries - 2023 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 14
Entry Drop Off Olson Gallery, March 20-21, 10 a.m. -  4 p.m.
Notification of Selection  March 24
Pick Up Rejected Work March 27-28, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Exhibition Dates April 3-20
Pick Up Accepted Work April 20, 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Entry Limitations
  • Up to two entries per student
  • Max 96" H x W x D
  • Video/Time Arts five minutes max runtime
Entry Fee $10, cash/check only
Awards $750 in Blick Art Materials
Award Categories
  • Freshmen/Sophomores
  • Juniors
  • Seniors
  • Graduate Students


Juror: Millicent Kennedy, MFA 2018, Curator, Fine Arts Center Gallery, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago

Contact Us

Jack Olson Gallery
Jack Arends Hall


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

Closed on university holidays and between exhibitions.