Calling All Artists: Register for On Our Own Time Art Show by March 10th

On Our Own Time Art Show Features Employee Talents
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 10:00 to Friday, March 31, 2017 - 17:00


Calling All Artists!

UA Employees & Immediate Family Members, Retirees, and Volunteers: Share your talent & participate in the UA “On Your Own Time” Art Exhibit

Registration deadline is Friday, March 10th – There is no fee to enter this program


To Register and Participate:

  • Go to
  • Fill out artist information. There will be certificates for all participants and $2,400 in cash prizes.
  • Select the artist classification.
  • 2 artworks per entry – If you do not have titles for art work pieces at the time of registration please enter “untitled piece”.  Do keep in mind you will need to have a title at the time the artist drops the art work.



  • Participants must be an employee or an immediate family member of an employee or retiree of the University of Arizona.
  • All entries submitted must be the original work of the applicant completed within the last three years.  Not accepted: kits; paint-by-number pieces; photocopies or photograph of artwork; magazine or book illustrations, random snapshots.
  • The National Arts Program and the University of Arizona reserve the right to disqualify entries they consider to be unacceptable or inappropriate for a public exhibit.


Classifications: Artwork will be judged in the classification of the artist’s selection; however, in some cases, the exhibition judges will make the final determination.



Amateur – a person with little or no experience

Intermediate – a person with some experience, beginning art students, etc.

Professional – a person with serious art training, or employed in an art related job



Youth – 12 years and under

Teen – 13-18 years old


Preparing Entries:

  • Submit only entries which fit into the listed medium categories
  • All artwork will need an NAP identification label placed on the back (provided a drop off).
  • All 2-dimensional entries should be matted, framed and/or ready to hang with wire securely on the back.
  • All work must measure no more than 48” in any direction or weigh more than 50 pounds unless otherwise stipulated.
  • Artwork that does not meet size limitations or specifications will be disqualified before judging.


Important Dates to Remember

Registration deadline will be Friday, March 10th

Art drop Off : Monday, March 13th and Tuesday, March 14th

Judging will done on March 21-23

Ribbons will be set on March 24th

Reception will be on Saturday March 25th

Show will run from March 20 – 30,  2017

Event Contacts: 
Claudia Arias