The Built Environment Juried Exhibition / Deadline: April 22, 2018


The Built Environment

International Juried Art Exhibition Columbia, MO

June 1, 2018 – July 15, 2018

This is an open call to artists for an exhibition at Orr Street Studios: Columbia, MO. This exhibition will explore ways that a sense of place is impacted by what we build.  The jurors encourage artists to adopt a wide interpretation of the exhibition theme. All two dimensional media will be considered.


Joe Johnson is a photographer and Associate Professor of Art at the University of Missouri-Columbia.  His work has been exhibited internationally and is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Fine Art, Boston and the Nelson-Atkins Museum.

Dr. Robert Walsh is an Assistant Teaching Professor of Architectural Studies at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He received a PhD from the University of Michigan in 2013 where he focused on Design Studies. His research interests include Design-Build Construction and Sustainable Communities.

Orr Street Studios is a non-profit art organization located in the North Village Arts District of Columbia, Missouri.  The space was established to provide an environment through which the community can interact and participate directly with art and artists. It houses studio space and also contains a large gallery where we display rotating exhibitions.


Best of Show: $1000

Runner Up: $500

Five additional artists to be awarded $100 each


SUBMISSIONS AND FEES: Only original works may be submitted. The fee is $25. The fee is for up to three (3) images, plus $10 for each additional image.

For more information about how to apply please visit the submission page: