The Westwood Competition is a semiannual juried art competition which takes place in fall and spring of each year. The competition is open to undergraduate and graduate students in the Patti and Rusty Rueff School of Visual and Performing Arts at Purdue. Artworks are judged by Westwood staff and residents, and accepted works are exhibited at Westwood, the residence of Purdue University’s president. Works selected in the fall will be on display October - March; works selected in spring will be on display March - October. Westwood is a private residence and is not open to the public, but private viewings are available. A private reception recognizing the accepted artists is held each spring.
Students who are interested in having their art or design work considered for the next exhibition at Westwood should drop off work at the Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries during the designated dates.
The next Westwood competition will take place in Fall 2017. See dates below.
Information for Westwood Participants:
ENTRY: October 2 - 5, 2017, 10 am - 5 pm
JURY: Friday, October 6th, 2017
NOTIFICATION/PICK-UP: Wednesday, October 11th, 10 am - 3 pm
RETURN SELECTED WORKS: Wednesday, October 18th, by 3 pm
Undergraduate and graduate students may enter up to 4 works. Entries in all media will be considered. Works must be titled and sales prices are encouraged. 2D Works need not be matted or framed for entry, but accepted 2D works must be framed or exhibition-ready. To enter, bring your work to the Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries during the entry period. Entry forms will be available on site.
This exhibition is currently on display at Westwood. Pick up will take place in October. Instructions for pick up will be delivered via email.
Work displayed prior to Spring 2017 have been removed from Westwood. If you still have artwork to pick up, contact the Rueff Galleries: firstname.lastname@example.org