Student art @ the Workshop

Welcome to 2023-24 Student art @ the Workshop! We love to use our wall space (in our Workshop, Main Library Room 100b, and in our hallway) to display student work. Read below for details. Deadline Extended! Submissions for this year end November 15, 2023.



Posted: October 1, 2023

Fall 2023 Deadline EXTENDED: Nov. 15


The Writers Workshop announces a call for original student artwork & poetry to display in our in-person location in the Main Library (100b). Help us transform our new space into a creative, collective campus home that captures the diversity of our student body and the wide variety of forms that writing takes on our campus!


  • Visual art may be created using any form of 2-D visual art and must be able to be hung on a wall using 3M Command strips.
  • Poetry should fit on a single 8.5×11 page with a readable font size.
  • Artist collaborations & pieces using both visual art and poetry are welcome!


This year we’re open to art on any topic!

Submission details:

  • Submissions will now be accepted until November 15!
  • Email your submission to as a jpeg or png no later than November 15.
  • Along with your work, please submit the following information for reviewer purposes:
    • Full name
    • Pronouns
    • Program/year/status
    • Major/department
    • If/when your work is selected for display, we will contact you for further information.

Selected works will be displayed in the UIUC Writers Workshop’s new in-person location (Main Library, room 100b) through the beginning of Fall 2024. The Writers Workshop reserves the right to display work that best fits our in-person space and the theme of this display. Works not selected for the Fall may be displayed in the Spring semester. 


Questions? Please contact

**This is an unpaid opportunity.