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AIM • LESS – Open Call


Call To Artists

Juried Exhibition

Washington State University’s Department of Fine Arts invites artists to submit works for consideration for a group exhibition working with the idea of aimlessness, or to aim less. We invite artists to submit works in any media including new media, video, live performance, sculpture, installation, intermedia, photography, and painting, etc.

We invite artists to interpret ideas about the theme of aimlessness, or to “aim less,” and its relationship to space, process, and representation.

Aimlessness inherently speaks to the objectless, and action without purpose.  We are looking for artists to interpret the qualities of what is to be aimless while considering the subversive nature of aiming less in our contemporary culture.  We offer a moment to explore a parallel path while investigating expectation, spontaneity, liminality, desolation, and liberation.

Juried by Ashley Quast and June T Sanders

Exhibition opens March 4, 2019 and runs through March 29, 2019




Application and Shipping Information:


Artists may submit up to three (3) works of art per person or group and there is no submission fee. Artists must be 18 or older to apply.

Artists will be notified by February 16, 2019.

If selected, works must arrive no later than Friday, March 1, 2019.

Artists are responsible for shipping and all works must include return postage and a shipping label. Artists that do not provide return shipping will forfeit their works. Please double-check the weight of your work in advance to ensure that you are comfortable with the anticipated expense. All works must be ready to hang. Works that arrive without proper hardware will not be hung. Artists creating installation works, new media works, or other works that are not wall-hanging or free-standing works are encouraged to submit. However, these works must include detailed installation instructions or will not be included. Artists submitting live performance should be available to perform at WSU Fine Arts on March 21, 2019.

Gallery 2 Shipping Address (following acceptance):

100 Dairy Road
PULLMAN, WA, 99164-1150

Exhibition Information:

The exhibition will take place from March 4, 2019 and runs through March 29, 2019.

There will be a reception event held on Thursday, March 21 from 4:30pm-5:30pm at WSU Fine Arts Gallery 2.

Note: The gallery does not have insurance for stolen or damaged work.
The gallery is locked and secure during the closing hours listed below.

Click here to download a pdf of the Gallery 2 floor plan


Gallery 2 is a contemporary arts space within the Fine Arts Center at WSU showcasing work by regional, national, and international artists. The Visiting Artist Program and Gallery 2 exhibition schedule reflect issues of diversity, gender, and contemporary practices in the visual arts.

Location & Hours:

5072, Fine Arts Center
Monday – Friday, 8–12, 1–5.
Closed Weekends and University Holidays