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Northwest Missouri State University


News Release

Sept. 23, 2009

Entries sought in student art competition for CIE

Northwest is seeking student artists to submit working concepts for original digital artwork as well as sculptural artwork to be permanently displayed at the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

The first phase of the competition begins with the selection of a concept for a digital work of art from three artists as well as the selection of a concept for a sculptural work of art from three artists. Each artist will be awarded $250 after their work is selected. Artwork concepts must be submitted by Thursday, Oct. 15.

The second phase includes the mock-up submission, which must be completed by Jan. 15, 2010. Each selected artist will present a mock-up of the projected final work. One artist will be selected and commissioned to complete a final digital work, and one artist will be selected and commissioned to complete a final sculptural work.

The final phase includes the submission of the final work by May 31, 2010, and a commission award of $1,000 for each work.

Artists must be current Northwest students.

The Jury Selection Committee is comprised of a member of the University Board of Regents, Dr. Charles McAdams, dean of the College of Arts and Science, Dr. Thomas Billesbach, dean of the Melvin D. and Valorie G. Booth College of Business and Professional Studies, a CIE Tenant, Philip Laber, professor of art, and Glenn Williams, assistant professor of art.

Click the following for entry forms as well as contest details:

For additional information, contact Phil Laber at 562.1323.


For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager
mhorn@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468