Winthrop University: ArtsWinthrop Gala - Call for Submissions
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College of Visual and Performing Arts
133 McLaurin Hall
Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
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ArtsWinthrop Gala

Call for Submissions

News of the next ArtsWinthrop Scholarship Gala will be revealed soon.


ArtsWinthrop students are invited to participate in ways that best highlight their talents. We want to show our community members and supporters how incredible our students are and the amazing things they have achieved. 


Theatre, Dance, Music, and Musical Theatre Students

Solo, group, or registered student organizations are invited to submit 3-5 minute performances for the virtual ArtsWinthrop Scholarship Gala. Submissions will be ajudicated/curated by a committee and selections will be made. 

How to submit: Submissions should be sent via e-mail to with "Gala Performance Submission" and your name/group name in the subject line. Please include the name of each performer in the e-mail and explain how the proposed performance fulfills the theme of the Gala. If your performance exceeds five minutes, please send justification for why additional time is necessary.

Submission Deadline: For adjudication, submissions must be received via e-mail to by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 25.


Fine Arts and Design Faculty/Students

In conjunction with the virtual Gala event, ArtsWinthrop will also hold a virtual exhibition to showcase the works of our faculty and student artists. ArtsWinthrop is calling for art and design entries from students and faculty to be a part of the virtual exhibition. We are accepting works in all mediums, including but not limited to drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, jewelry/metals, sculpture, and video.

Submission Guidelines:
- Artists and designers are invited to submit up to three works (diptych/triptych etc. can be considered one work, but it must be submitted as a single image.)
- Submit images of your work (as you wish for it to appear in the virtual exhibition) as a JPEG, 72-150 ppi.
- All Files must be under 3 MB.
- Files should be labeled: (MarySmith_Image1) (MarySmith_Image2)
- Links to video work and digital submissions
- Add image list and short biography (100 words) in a Word Document.
- Clearly label each work (Image1/ Image2/ Image3) with full name, medium, date created, dimensions in inches, duration for time-based work.
- If for sale, indicate the cost of each work in the image list as well as the percentage of sales you would like to donate to the student scholarship fund. 30% (or more) is the suggested donation.

Submission Deadline: Submit via e-mail to by 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 25. Work will be juried the week of September 27 and artists will be notified if their works have been selected by the end of the week. The exhibition will be available to view online between Monday, Oct. 19 and Nov. 19.

Last Updated: 1/27/23