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Boston College Arts Festival Student Art Show Submission

April 23-25, 2015, Boston College Arts Council

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Submission is a three-step process. To ensure that your submission is considered, read all of the following BEFORE submitting your work. Submissions will not be accepted after April 13, 2015.


1. Submissions Form

  • Complete a submissions form for each piece that you submit (max 4).
  • Print a copy of the form before you click "submit".
  • Attach the printed form to the the back of your work. Submissions without the proper information attached will not be considered.


2. Drop Off

  • Drop off in Devlin 415 at one of the following times:
    • Wednesday 15th April, 11 AM - 2:00 PM and 4:00 - 5:00 PM
    • Thursday, 16th April, 2:00 - 6:00 PM
    • Friday, 17th April, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM and 4:00 - 5:00 PM.
  • Submitted artwork must be ready to hang; paintings must be wired, works on paper (drawings, watercolors and photographs) must be framed and wired.
  • Corresponding submissions form must be attached to each work.


3. Pick up

  • Artists may pick up their work on Saturday, April 25th, 5:00 - 6:00 PM in the Art Tent on Stokes Lawn.
  • Work not collected by this time will be brought back to the submissions storage space, Room 415 Devlin, for you to retrieve. Remember, the longer your work stays there, the greater risk you take of losing it.
  • Neither the Arts Festival nor the Fine Arts Department are responsible for your work after 6:00 PM, April 25th.


Questions?  Contact Leslie Snapper:

The Arts Council Office can also be contacted at 617-552-4935 or



Works submitted to the exhibition are eligible for Critics' Choice Awards with cash prizes. Awards are selected by a jury of professional artists and faculty. Awards will be presented at the Stokes Art Tent Gallery Opening on Thursday, April 23, 4:30-6:00 PM at the Arts Festival.


Art For Sale

  • Works of art on exhibit in the Art Tent can be sold at the Arts Festival.
  • Artists must set a price when the work is submitted. The Arts Festival will advertise that this price is non-negotiable.
  • The Arts Festival tent volunteers will collect cash or check only, with checks made out to the artist.
  • Artists will receive an envelope with their revenue at time to be arranged with the Art Tent Director on site.
  • Work sold will be labeled with a red sticker. Purchasers may not pick up their work until after the festival is over. (Saturday evening, 5:00 - 6:00 PM.)
  • Basic Art Pricing Guidelines:





  • Only Boston College students may submit artwork to the BC Arts Festival.
  • Maximum of four pieces per student.
  • Every effort will be made to keep artwork secure, however, students submit at their own risk. Again, the Arts Festival and the Fine Arts Department are NOT responsible for any work not picked up by the artist or their representative by Saturday, April 25th, 6:00 PM.
  • The exhibits are curated by Fine Arts faculty. Not all submissions will be accepted.