Residency and Exhibition Opportunity at Michigan State University / Deadline: August 31, 2018


Artist sought for 8th annual exhibition and teaching residency: “Perspectives on African-American Experience: Emerging Visions”

Residential College in the Arts and Humanities, Michigan State University

Applicants are sought for a solo exhibition in the RCAH LookOut! Art Gallery at Michigan State University from January 21-February 15, 2019, including a week-long teaching residency January 21-25 for artist’s talk, class visits, workshops, and campus engagement on MLK, Jr. Day. Honorarium ($3,000), transportation, meals, and lodging paid.

This is the eighth in an annual series of exhibitions and visits by emerging and mid-career artists whose works reflect on African-American experience past or present and explore art as social activism. The Emerging Visions selection committee considers work that reflects on all aspects of human rights and social justice issues.

The Residential College in the Arts and Humanities is a living-learning environment in which creative explorations of the arts and humanities are cultivated through emphases on transcultural studies, ethics, civic engagement, and the activist roles of these disciplines in shaping social change. For further information about the RCAH, to read about previous Emerging Visions participants, and to see images of LookOut! Art Gallery exhibitions, please visit

All media considered; $750 maximum to cover shipping. Please send: flash drive, file transfer, or equivalent with 20 jpeg images of work available for this exhibition and numbered to correspond to image list with dimensions; and, via hard copy, 250-word artist statement; cover letter with contact information; cv; and SASE for return of materials if needed, to: Tessa Paneth-Pollak, LookOut! Art Gallery, RCAH, Snyder Hall, 362 Bogue Street, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 48825. Contact Carolyn Loeb at for further information. Application deadline: August 31, 2018.