Paper & Clay National Juried Exhibition

The Department of Art + Design in conjunction with the Caine College of the Arts at Utah State University is sponsoring a national juried exhibition for current BFA & MFA students. Work must have been completed in the past two years.




Applications are now closed for the 5th Annual Paper & Clay Exhibition 2024

Paper and Clay poster Exhibition dates: feburary 5th - march 1st Entry deadline December 29 @ midnight

Important Information

Eligible States

All 50 states


  • Up to 3 works represented by up to 6 images.
  • Maximum size for 2D work: 24” high and 60” wide.
  • Maximum size for 3D work: 36” in any direction and up to 50lbs max. (Including shipping materials)
  • All 2D artwork should be framed and ready to hang.

Accepted Works

Shipping to the exhibition will be the responsibility of the artist.


All fine art printmaking mediums, including relief, intaglio, lithography, silkscreen, monotype, and letterpress will be accepted. Prints must be hand-pulled.

*Digital media, drawings, photographs, or direct reproductions are NOT eligible. Only two-dimensional works will be accepted.*


Multi-media works will be accepted, but submissions must be at least 75% ceramic.

Entry Fee

$10 for three submissions


  • $500, Best of Show
  • $300, 2nd Place
  • $200, 3rd Place

Important Dates

  • Submission Deadline: Friday December 29 at midnight
  • Notification of acceptance: Friday, January 5, 2024
  • Work received by: Monday, January 29, 2024
  • Exhibition opens: February 5, 2024
  • Exhibition Ends: March 1, 2024
  • Reception: TBD