Art Contest

Photo of UW-Madison students Daniel Ledin, Molly Pistono and Courtney Gorum working together to paint a mural commemorating the names of Black victims of police violence and racial injustice throughout the country on a boarded up window of the Community Pharmacy building on State Street in Madison, Wisconsin on June 5, 2020. The mural is one of many that have been painted on businesses and shops along the street following several nights of protests in response to the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd, a black man, on May 25, 2020. (Photo by Bryce Richter / UW-Madison)
UW-Madison students (left to right) Daniel Ledin, Molly Pistono and Courtney Gorum work together to paint a mural commemorating the names of Black victims of police violence and racial injustice throughout the country on State Street in Madison, Wisconsin on June 5, 2020.  (Photo by Bryce Richter / UW-Madison)

Wisconsin Badgers, enter our contest for a chance to permanently exhibit your creativity in the new Multicultural Student Center of the Wisconsin School of Business and get paid for your work!

Entries will be judged both on visual appeal and on alignment with the mission of the Multicultural Student Center.

Mission: Celebrating diversity, dialogue, and belonging to build an inclusive community.

Eligibility: Student artists at all experience levels are welcome to submit works in any visual art medium: painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, photography, textile, installation, mixed media, digital, etc. We are looking for original works for permanent display. We will provide framing/ display accessories and signage for the selected pieces of artwork.

Deadline: Saturday, October 2, 2021

How to Submit: Use this form to provide information about you and a short statement describing how your entry aligns with the mission of the Wisconsin School of Business Multicultural Student Center. Upload an image of your artwork (JPEG or PDF at a max file size of 100 MB). If your work is selected for installation, we will be in contact with you to arrange details for delivery of and payment for your work. You must attest that your work is original and solely made and owned by you.

A committee of business school students will evaluate and select works for the space. Student artists will be paid $250 to $1,500 for each piece selected for the space. Funding provided by the UW-Madison Green Fund.