Annual Graduating Art Students' Exhibition

Take part in the 2024 Annual Graduating Art Students’ Exhibition!

On view May 2 - 17, 2024

Senior Show 2019

Submit an Application

Deadline to submit online application form:

Friday, April 19, 12:00 PM

Artwork drop-off times (in Bannister Gallery):

Friday, April 26, after BFA reviews (by appointment only)
Monday, April 29, 12:00 PM-4:00 PM
Tuesday, April 30, 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Artwork pick-up times (in Bannister Gallery):

Week of May 20-24 (by appointment only)

Opening reception:

Thursday, May 2, 4:00 PM-7:00 PM

The Annual Graduating Art Students' Exhibition is an opportunity for Rhode Island College to celebrate the achievements of its student artists. Each year, all graduating seniors in the Art Department are invited to participate in the exhibition at Bannister Gallery, which opens in early May and is on view through Commencement weekend. 


1.    All graduating seniors in the Art Department are welcome to apply, including BFA students, Studio Art majors, Art History majors, and Art Education majors.
2.    Each graduating senior may submit one work or one series to exhibit. All graduating seniors who submit work will be included in the exhibition. You cannot participate in the show again if you have participated in a previous year.
3.    Artworks should be limited in total size. For example, you may submit either one large painting (5-7 feet wide) or up to 5 smaller artworks that take up no more than 5 feet of wall space. 
3.    Fill out an entry form for the work/series through our online application.
4.    Include at least two high quality photos (one overall image, one detailed image) of each work.
5.    All applications are due online by Wednesday, April 24, at 12:00 PM.
6.    Artwork drop-off and pick-up times are listed above. If you want to drop your works off after BFA reviews or at a separate time, please contact Victoria Gao ( directly. Similarly, please reach out to Victoria if you have specific installation instructions for your work.