Share Your Artwork and Creative Skills during 2018 On My Own Time Exhibit

Logo: on my own time 2018Do you have creative skills or artistic work that you would like to share with your colleagues and friends at Syracuse University? Now is the time to present your inspiration through the On My Own Time exhibit April 30 through May 16.

Any full- or part-time Syracuse University faculty, staff, or instructor is eligible to submit up to three pieces of artwork in the categories of painting, ceramics, printmaking, drawing, sculpture, photography, collage/assemblage, fiber art, glasswork, computer art, metalwork, and mixed media. Criteria for submission are listed on the registration form, which is due by Monday, April 23. Submissions are due Thursday, April 26 at the Strates Lounge on the lower floor of Hendricks Chapel from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

On My Own Time at Syracuse University opens with an in-house exhibit on April 30 in the Noble Room of Hendricks Chapel. It will be open weekdays from 8:30 a.m.– 5 p.m. through May 16.

A panel of professional artists assembled by CNY Arts will serve as judges. Artwork selected by the panel will be featured in a public exhibit at the Everson Museum this fall. Visitors to the on-campus exhibit will be able to vote for a “Best of Show” piece. The winner of this and other categories will be announced at a closing reception for the University community, artists and their family members, and volunteers on Wednesday, May 16 at 4:30 p.m. in the Noble Room.

Volunteers Needed

If you want to help with the show, volunteers are needed to check in art on April 26, set up the show on April 27, and other duties on May 16.

For questions about On My Own Time, please call Lucille Murphy, human resources shared services representative at 315.443.4042 or email

In April 2018, the On My Own Time exhibition will commemorate 45 years of celebrating the arts in the Syracuse community and continuing to recognize the artistic works of faculty and staff.