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2022 AMUM Juried Student Exhibition

The Art Museum of the University of Memphis is seeking entries for the 39th Annual Juried Student Exhibition. This competitive exhibition celebrates outstanding University of Memphis student artists. The exhibition provides students with an opportunity to gain professional experience as an artist by preparing work for exhibition and submitting it to a jury process. Students submitting work are eligible to win awards. A qualified juror will select artwork and artistic merit awards. 

  • Open to all currently enrolled University of Memphis students
  • Artwork(s) must have been completed in the past twelve months and not previously exhibited at the University of Memphis
  • Submitted artwork(s) must be available to remain on view at AMUM for the duration of the exhibition
  • All media types are eligible, but AMUM cannot exhibit artworks that pose a risk to its collections. Examples include food, flora, fauna, fungus and open flames.


  • Entries must be received by 11:59pm on December 19, 2021 
  • Students may submit up to three original works of art 
  • Submissions must include all requested information, including an artist statement and images of artwork
  • Label files submitted, including image files, with you first and last name, title of your work, and file type (i.e. JaneDoe_Untitled1_Image1)
  • The entrant is responsible for delivery and pick-up of their artwork from AMUM
  • Selected artworks must be delivered to AMUM between January 18, 2022 and January 24, 2022. Work that is not received by 5:00pm on January 24, 2022 will be disqualified from exhibition and awards.
  • Selected entries must be completely ready to install with appropriate mattes, frames with hanging devices and hardware, or other installation preparation. 3D works must be able to stand on their own or be mounted on a stand. Fiber pieces must have appropriate casings and hanging rods included. Students submitting a video installation must provide the necessary equipment to display their work and be present for installation upon request of AMUM staff. Work that is not ready to be hung or installed will be disqualified from the exhibition and awards.  


  • Please read the Terms and Conditions before submitting
  • All selected artists will be required to complete a loan agreement with AMUM, which includes the terms and conditions
  • Images of selected works may be used at the sole discretion of AMUM for promotional purposes including but not limited to publicity, social media, website, invitations, or subsequent year’s prospectus. 
  • Selected artworks must be picked up between March 28, 2022 and April 1, 2022. Artwork not retrieved from AMUM within thirty (30) days will be discarded or become the property of AMUM. 

Nov 30 – Dec 19, 2021             Open call submissions
December 19, 2021                  11:59pm entry deadline 
January 5, 2022                        Acceptance notifications
January 18-24, 2022                 Artworks delivered to AMUM, 142 CFA Building, M-F, 9a-4:30p                                                                 
February, TBD                           Exhibit opening reception & awards presentation
March 26, 2022                         Final day of exhibit 
March 28-April 1, 2022             Pick up artwork at AMUM, 142 CFA Building, M-F, 9a-4:30p                                                                 
Still have questions? Contact Kristy Griffin, AMUM Assistant Director at or call 901-678-3197.

User Entry Process Tutorial

Here's a quick tutorial to help with the submission process.