Out of the Box

Thank you for your interest in Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition presented by Jule Collins Smith Museum, Auburn University. The deadline for submissions has passed. To receive future calls for submission please contact Jessica Hughes at hughej3@auburn.edu.

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Out of the Box is a national, juried competition open to all artists age 18 and older. Eleven sculptures will be selected for exhibition on JCSM’s grounds from October 2, 2015-October 2, 2016. Prizes totaling $15,000 will be awarded. The juror is contemporary artist Willie Cole.

Willie Cole

Juror Wille Cole
shown with The Worrier
Image courtesy of the artist

Downtown Goddess for Web

Wille Cole
Downtown Goddess, 2012-13
Edition: 5/7, unique patination
Museum purchase with funds provided by Julian Haynes and the 1072 Society Class of 2014
Image courtesy of the artist and Beta Pictoris Gallery

Out of the Box is made possible in part with funds provided by Julian Robert Haynes, in memory of Dr. Lucile McGehee Haynes, Grace and David E. Johnson, and the Susan Phillips Educational Gift Fund.

A portion of the finalists’ honoraria for the 11 finalists is supported by grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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