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ASI Student Art Exhibition

Calling student artists! Submit your art to be installed in the University Student Union (USU).

The selected art pieces will be displayed on the wall adjacent to the USU's 3rd floor bridge. Art pieces will be installed over winter break and taken down after spring 2020 finals week. 

Submission Information

Currently enrolled CSUSM students and currently recognized student organizations can submit their art piece.

Applications are now closed.

Submissions are limited to 2-D mediums that can be secured on a flat surface. This includes photography, paintings, drawings, sketches, graphic design, and mixed media.

If supplies are requested in order to participate, applicants can contact and request supplies required. Supplies are first-come first-serve with a limited supply of resources available


The ASI Board of Directors has four goals this year and one of them is Holistic Wellness. In an effort to highlight holistic wellness, ASI is focusing on the 8 Dimensions of Wellness which include:

  1. Occupational
  2. Spiritual
  3. Physical
  4. Social
  5. Emotional
  6. Financial
  7. Intellectual
  8. Environmental

Each submitted art piece must represent one or all of these dimensions of wellness. We want to know what your chosen theme(s) means to you and how that represents students at CSUSM!

Submission Guidelines

The following guidelines must be follow for all submissions:

  • 3-pound total weight maximum of art piece.
  • Dimensions must not exceed 24" W x 24" H with maximum depth of 1 inch.
  • Art piece should be appropriate in scale, media and context with its intended display location. Entry must be appropriately secured; poses a potential safety concern if over listed guidelines  
  • CSUSM Student/Currently Recognized Student Organization submissions only
  • The art should align with ASI’s values of Advocacy, Solidarity, and Integrity and its vision to provide representation, to offer an inclusive environment, and to promote campus pride for all students.


Date Information
Otober 15, 2019 Applications for submissions open online
November 15, 2019 Application deadline at 6pm
November 18, 2019 Applicants notified of application status
November 20-22, 2019 Confirmed applicants can pick up requested supplies
December 6, 2019 Final art piece must be submitted by 6:00 pm
December 12, 2019 Committee with confer for final approval of art pieces
Winter Break Installation of art in University Student Union
Spring 2020 Gallery unveiling!
Summer Break Exhibition breakdown

Application for Submissions

Applications closed on 11/15/19 at 6:00 PM.