Exhibition & Programming Proposals


The Hybrid Arts Lab Spring '21 proposal submission period closed on December 6, 2020. 

Hybrid Arts Lab

Hybrid Arts Lab is a multi-venue learning lab that experiments with how art is imagined, made, viewed and understood within physical and digital spaces.

Hybrid Arts Lab showcases collaborative and experimental exhibitions, performances, discussions, and research by arts students, faculty, and staff in the College of Arts and Sciences. Art makers and researchers are invited to explore new ways of integrating and circulating their creative activity, teaching, and research utilizing the associated venues:

  • Urban Arts Space
  • Hopkins Hall Gallery
  • UAS online

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The Urban Arts Space Summer Series call for proposals will re-open in Spring 2021. 

Urban Arts Space Summer Series 

The Urban Arts Space Summer Series showcases exhibitions and related discussions by artists, artist groups, community groups and organizations living and working in the state of Ohio. We encourage, but are not limited to, exhibition proposals that involve some form of community outreach and engagement.

As well as art exhibitions, we welcome various programs and events such as artist talks, panel discussions, public receptions, readings, and other public outreach.

The Urban Arts Space Summer Series call for proposals is open to anyone living and working in the State of Ohio.

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The Hopkins Hall Gallery Summer Series call for proposals will re-open in Spring 2021. 

Hopkins Hall Gallery Summer Series

The Hopkins Hall Gallery Summer Series showcases short-term projects such as gallery exhibitions, performances, audience participatory work, discussions and research demos all created by Ohio State University graduate students from any discipline or area of study.

Go at it alone or collaborate across program areas to create and experiment with your ideas. This series encourages collaborative thinking and multidisciplinary approaches. 

The Hopkins Hall Summer Series is open to anyone currently enrolled in any of the graduate programs at the Ohio State University.


The Annual John Fergus Family Scholarship exhibition application will re-open in Autumn 2021. 

Annual John Fergus Family Scholarship and Exhibition

The John Fergus Family Scholarship is a juried art competition open to studio-based visual art and design students at The Ohio State University. Students submit their work for review by a jury of faculty from the departments of Art; Arts Administration, Education and Policy; Design; and History of Art. Scholarship winners receive a $1,000 scholarship applied to their student account and exhibit their work at the annual Fergus Scholarship Award Exhibition, a group exhibition featuring work selected from the scholarship recipients' application.

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Contact us at uas@osu.edu for more information.