Student art @ the Workshop


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.