Visual Arts

Call for Art: Fall Student Art Exhibition & Competition Submission Deadline March 4, 2020

CATEGORIES: Design, Digital, Drawing, Painting, Mixed Media, Ceramics, Photography & Sculpture

Entry Form here

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT ARTWORK: March 4, 2020, Lakeland Gallery
EXHIBITION DATES: March 9-May 7, 2020
RECEPTION: April 14,  5-7 p.m. Awards at 5:30 p.m.
Drop off in Lakeland Gallery- Gallery Hours: Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
If you need to make special arrangements to drop off artwork please contact no artwork will be accepted after the March 4, 2020 deadline.


For its knowledgeable faculty and successful alumni, Polk State Visual Arts enjoys an outstanding statewide reputation.

Polk State Visual Arts is led by faculty members who have decades of professional educational experience, and who encourage students to not only develop and diversify their artistic skills but to also explore and pursue arts-related careers.

The department allows students to study a wide range of artistic expressions, from basket weaving, to ceramics, to photography. It boasts sprawling studio spaces and a state-of-the-art photography lab.

Students are also afforded numerous opportunities to showcase their work and participate in competitions. The College itself regularly hosts student art shows, and faculty members support students in entering competitions outside the College as well.