Call for Entries | Opportunities

Statewide Annual Exhibition UT ’21

Oct. 22

We’re excited to announce our open call for craft, photography, video & digital works! Applications close on October 22, 2021.

Our jurors will select a Best of Show award ($1,000), six Jurors’ Awards ($600), and two Honorable Mention awards. One People’s Choice award will be selected by the public.

Find this year’s timeline, eligibility, and category descriptions in the submission guidelines by clicking the button below.

Media Categories

This category accepts work in all forms of craft, including but not limited to, ceramics, glass, wood, metal, fiber, textiles, needle work and book arts.

This category accepts work in traditional photography or any work in which photography or photographic techniques are the primary media. This includes, images captured by either an analog or digital camera or created using alternative processes. Examples (including but not limited to) inkjet prints, silver gelatin prints, cyanotypes, etc.

This category includes film, video, and digital based works but does not include narrative or documentary film.

This category includes art made or presented using digital technology, including but not limited to digital paintings, digital collage, animation, etc.


Andres Payan Estrada, born in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, currently lives and works in Los Angeles. An artist and curator whose practice focuses on issues revolving around contemporary craft along with material and object practices with a focus on ceramics and queer theory. He is currently the curator of public engagement at Craft Contemporary and recently served as special visiting art faculty at the California Institute of the Arts and mentor at Warren Wilson College’s Master of Arts in Critical Craft Studies.

Adriene Hughes is a San Diego-based fine art photographer with an MFA from The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and Tufts University. She is a multi-media artist whose current body of work is based within the genre of grand landscape and the effects of global warming on the environment through the use of infrared technology, photography, and video installation.

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