The Murray State University Galleries has the ability to host a variety of exhibitions. The Clara M Eagle Gallery is a dynamic multi-level exhibition space for visitors to learn about the history of art and contemporary new media. With 8,200 sq.ft of exhibition space and over 1,200 works of art housed in our permanent collection, The University Galleries at Murray State are a constant source of innovative programming and educational research within the community. The Clara M. Eagle Gallery, the Eagle Upper Gallery, and the Mary Ed Mecoy Hall Gallery are located at 604 Fine Arts Building in Murray, Kentucky on the campus of Murray State University; The Curris Gallery is located on the first floor of the Curris Center, at 1500 Chestnut Street.
If you would like to send your portfolio or proposal for consideration please try
to adhere to the following guidelines:
Digital submissions are encouraged. The University Galleries will also review artist websites if you include the URL within your materials. Please send a cover letter to introduce yourself and your artwork, provide images, a description of the works, and include an Artist Statement, CV, and Artist Bio- include previous shows, education, awards, grants, residencies, etc. (also note that major previous exhibition experience is not required. We choose our artists based on the quality of their work, the supporting materials help us to see where you have been and what you have been doing) Submissions are reviewed regularly, but we cannot review your information immediately, so please be patient during this process. The University Galleries is not responsible for lost or damaged submissions or the return of contents. Thank you for your continued interest.
Send submissions and proposals to:
Submissions & Proposals
c/o University Galleries
604 Fine Arts Building
Murray, KY 42071