Held annually, the Regional Student Juried Exhibition (RSJE) showcases undergraduate and graduate student work from a multi-state region surrounding the conference host city. The Tempe Center for the Arts will host the NCECA 2009 RSJE January 24-April 11, 2009, and the exhibition is open to all matriculating undergraduate and graduate students in the states of Arizona, New Mexico, California, Utah, Nevada, Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska.
Works will be juried from images in two categories, undergraduate and graduate. Cash merit awards will be determined by the jurors from the actual works and will be announced during the Opening Reception and at the Second Members’ Business Meeting. Awards will include: the NCECA Undergraduate Student Award for Excellence, the NCECA Graduate Student Award of Excellence, the KBH Merit Award, the Soldner Clay Mixers by Muddy Elbow Manufacturing Award of Excellence, the Rodger Lang Award for Student Excellence, the Aardvark Clay Purchase Award, the AMACO Award for Excellence, and the Retired Professors RSJE Merit Award.
Jurors include Geoffrey Wheeler, studio potter and assistant professor of Ceramics, Department of Art and Design, University of Wisconsin-Stout; and Michaelene Walsh, associate professor of Art at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, La.
The deadline for submittals is Wednesday, October 1, 2008. Visit www.nceca.net
for entry guidelines and additional information.