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Creativity in Captivity: responses to Covid-19



January 25 - September 1, 2021

Sponsored by the Kauffman Gallery at Shippensburg University

1871 Old Main Drive

Shippensburg, PA   17257


In this juried exhibition visual artists share their work produced while protecting themselves, family and friends during COVID-19. Whether pursuing their current themes or sharing a personal response to the pandemic, the work in this virtual exhibit will be diverse and will affirm the steadfast values associated with the visual arts.



All artists residing in the USA.



Submissions are uploaded to Creativity in Captivity at . Submissions end January 15, 2021 at 11:59 pm. Each artist may submit two works for consideration. Work must be original.


Images submitted will be presented online as entered. Artists are encouraged to carefully proof all photographs before uploading the image. Entries must be submitted usiing jpg or png files. Digital files (jpg, png) may not exceed 4mb and a maximun of 4800px on the longest side. 


Entries can be withdrawn and different pieces submitted up until submissions close; January 15, 2021, at 11:59 pm.


Entry  Fee

The Entry Fee for this exhibition is $30.00; one or two (2) entries. Up to two additional detail views may be submitted with each piece.


The Kauffman Gallery and Shippensburg University reserves the right to use the images submitted in this virtual exhibition for publicity purposes.


Entry in the exhibition will constitute agreement to the Terms and Conditions described herein.



Mr. Stephen Truax, Director

Chem & Read gallery, New York City, New York



$2,000.00 in cash awards will be provided to works selected by the judge, given by Shippensburg University and others. In addition, a piece or pieces of work will be purchased for the SU Permanent Art Collection. Additional awards may be given.


Award winners will be identified when the virtual exhibit opens on January 25, 2021 at 7 pm.




January 15, 2021 - Online submissions end at 11:59 pm


January 24 - Judging results - email notification sent


January 25 - The virtual exhibit opens at 7 pm and award winners are identified.


September 1 - Exhibition closes at 7 pm



The Kauffman Gallery retains a 25% commission on all sales during or directly attributed to the Creativity in Captivity exhibit.


Kauffman Gallery at Shippensburg University

The Kauffman Gallery has a diverse exhibition schedule featuring art work by international and nationally recognized artists. Nine exhibits are presented annually.


Shippensburg University is located in the Cumberland Valley in south-central Pennsylvania. The university was established in 1871 and boosts a rich tradition of quality education in liberal arts, sciences, education and business.


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