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Dittmar Submissions

Dittmar Gallery Mission and Criteria

Dittmar Gallery Mission: The mission of Dittmar Gallery is to promote cultural inclusion and to advance thought through visual and other art forms presented by local and emerging artists.

Dittmar supports underrepresented, and marginalized artists from the Chicago area, the Midwest, and across the country. We are dedicated to presenting the works of emerging artists of our surrounding communities and promoting cultural awareness and student learning through art on campus.

Note: We are not able to accommodate international artists at this time.

2024-2025 Exhibition Season Submission Deadline

The deadline for Submissions for the 2023-2024 Exhibition Season has passed, but submissions for the 2024-2025** Exhibition Season are now OPEN. Please use the following guidelines below to apply. Formal review of proposals submitted will begin in March 2024. Applications will be open until April 30th, 2024.

How to Submit Your Art

Dittmar Memorial Gallery welcomes submissions through a formal review process. Each May, the submissions committee meets to review submissions and select a season of artists for the following academic year. In your complete submission, include:

  1. Five images that demonstrate the work you are proposing for a show or past work with a proposal for new work
  2. Work list for the images, including title, medium, size, and year
  3. Statement
  4. Resume/CV
  5. Any available contact information

Please use our online form to submit this information. If you have trouble using this form please contact us at the email listed below.


POSTAL MAIL: Dittmar Memorial Gallery | Norris Center | Northwestern University | 1999 Campus Drive Evanston, IL 60208