Student art @ the Workshop

Please check back in Fall 2023 for information on AY 2023-24’s Student art @ the Workshop gallery! In the meantime, please visit the Workshop’s home location in the Main Library room 100b to see this year’s display, and read below for details on the Fall 2022 submission process.



Posted: September 26, 2022

DEADLINE EXTENDED! Submissions now accepted through November 1!


The Writers Workshop announces a call for original student artwork & poetry to display in our new 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!


All submissions should relate to the theme: writing, the writing process, writing as a student, and/or Writers Workshop activities.

Submission details:

  • Submissions will be now accepted until November 1!
  • Email your submission to as a jpeg or png no later than November 1.
  • 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 end of the Fall semester (December 2022). 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.