Foundation studies student creating 3D sculpture

Pump up the volume in first 'Off the Wall: 3-D Works' competition

Compete for cash prizes and demonstrate your spatial design skills, technical abilities and material manipulation in this juried exhibition.

Submissions are accepted from students enrolled in a foundation studies or ceramic arts class during the 2017-18 academic year. Work must be three-dimensional in nature, of any medium and size, and must have been created in a SCAD foundation studies or ceramic arts class.

Submit your best work in a PDF to offthewall@scad.edu by Friday, March 30, 2018. Include your name and "2018OTW" in the subject line, along with your contact information and major/minor in the body of the message.

The image slide should contain the following:

  • OTW_2018_student name
  • Contact information (phone number and email)
  • Major/minor
  • Title of work
  • Medium(s) used
  • Dimensions
  • Class in which the work was produced and professor's name

Submissions should include a title page with the following information:

  • Student name
  • OTW 2018
  • SCAD email address
  • Phone number
  • Major (or intended major)

Images should be saved at 72 DPI, high resolution, with no less than 3,000 pixels in any direction. Submissions may be created in PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, Keynote or another program and converted to a PDF. All requirements must be digitally submitted as a single PDF. Submissions that do not adhere to these exact guidelines will not be considered.

Artists whose work is accepted for exhibition will be notified by Friday, April 13.

Work selected for the exhibition must be delivered Saturday, April 28, to the main hall of Anderson Hall, 412 E. Anderson St.

Accepted work must be in excellent condition for the final drop-off. We reserve the right to refuse to display poorly presented works or those that differ significantly from the digital entry submission. Only physical submissions will be exhibited.


The foundation studies winner's work will become part of the foundation studies permanent collection. Additionally, awards will be presented for overall best in show ($500) and best in each ($250) of the following categories:

  • Functional
  • Sculptural
  • Representational
  • Nonrepresentational


May 4-18
Anderson Hall

Reception and awards ceremony

Friday, May 18
3-4:30 p.m.
Anderson Hall

Any work remaining after the end of the spring quarter will become property of the foundation studies permanent collection.

The exhibition and reception are sponsored by the SCAD School of Foundation Studies.