Please look for the 84th Annual Student Art Show in February 2019! The School of Art’s Annual Student Show displays artwork produced by students during the past year and gives students the opportunity to participate in a professional exhibition where a qualified juror selects artwork and artistic awards of distinction.

Gallery Hours

Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday: 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Sunday: Closed


The public is invited to visit the exhibition at the Atrium Gallery located just off the Atrium Food Court in AJ 101 in the Art and Journalism Building.

This year’s exhibition will be open from February 7 through March 13. The opening reception will be Saturday, February 23 from 6 – 8 pm in the Atrium Gallery.

Information for School of Art students

This art show is managed as a professional exhibition. Students interested in participating in this year's exhibition should download the full version of the prospectus (includes entry labels). You will first need to apply online for each work of art and make payment via CASHNet. You will receive an email for each submitted work that includes a confirmation number (receipt number to include on entry label). 

Calendar of Events

Deadline for online submission of artwork by 11 pm.
Delivery of artwork between 10 am – 4 pm in the School of Art Atrium Gallery. Review guidelines, an entry label and thumbnail color photo must be attached to the artwork. Also bring copy of email notification to confirm submission.

Tim Rietenbach, Juror’s talk in AJ 175 at 5 pm.
Juror selects artwork from online/delivered submissions.
List of accepted artwork posted outside art office, AJ 401, by 12 noon. Work not accepted must be picked-up from the School of Art Atrium Gallery between 1 – 4 pm. BSU ID required! Work not picked up will be returned to studio area indicated on submission form/label.
Exhibition opens at 9 am in the School of Art Atrium Gallery.

Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony

  • Time: 6 – 8 pm
  • Location: School of Art Atrium Gallery
  • Attire: Business Casual/Professional Attire
Exhibition closes at 5 pm. 

Pick up work from the School of Art Atrium Gallery between 1 – 4 pm. BSU ID required! Artwork not picked up will be returned to studio area indicated on submission form/label

This Year’s Juror

About tim rietenbach

How is the juror selected?

The Student Show Committee selects the juror for the exhibition each year. The committee invites nominations each Fall semester from the school’s faculty.

The Student Show Committee is pleased to announce that Tim Rietenbach, Professor of Art at the Columbus College of Art and Design (CCAD-Ohio), has accepted the committee’s invitation to be the Juror for the 84th Annual Student Art Show.

Included on Professor Rietenbach’s website is:

Tim Rietenbach lives and works in Columbus, Ohio. He is currently a Professor and Chair of Fine Arts and Craft, and is the Director of Student Exhibitions at Columbus College of Art and Design. He received his MFA in Sculpture from the Ohio State University and his BFA in Painting from CCAD. Tim has at times been the beneficiary of support from the Ohio Arts Council, The Greater Columbus Arts Council, The National Endowment for the Arts, The Crane Group, and Capital Crossroads. Tim is exclusively represented by Angela Meleca Gallery.

Further information can be found about Professor Rietenbach at the following links.