Art by Students

Longue Vue House and Gardens is proud to host an
annual juried exhibition for high school students
from the New Orleans area as part of the Collective
Media student exhibition series.

The Collective Media exhibition inspires youth through
the visual arts, and provides young artists a professional

venue to showcase their works.


April 23rd deadline for submission, 20th deadline for notification of intent to submit.

April 30th: Selected Entries Notified

May 4th: Deadline to deliver art to Longue Vue

May 10th: Exhibition Opening and Awards

May 17th: Exhibit Closes

May 20th: Any unsold* and hand-delivered work must be picked up by 5:00pm



What are the eligibility requirements?

Students are eligible if they are referred by a teacher or school representative, are in grades 9 – 12, and reside in Orleans, Jefferson or St. Tammany parish. There is also a maximum of 10 entries per school.

What are the submission requirements?

• Artwork must be submitted by a high school teacher or representative.
• High school teacher or representative may submit up to 10 pieces of art.
• Pieces submitted can be created by students at anytime in their high school career.
• Entries are not guaranteed acceptance.
• Art does not need to be of any particular medium, but all pieces must be able to be hung on the wall and in hanging condition.

How do I submit artwork?

To submit the artwork of your student, please email Katherine Madere at by April 23rd, 2018 at 6:00pm. Submissions are welcome prior to this date. No submissions will be accepted after April 23rd at 6:00pm.

What kind of art is accepted and are there any parameters?

All 2D media is accepted for the exhibit. Paintings, drawings, photography, computer-generated art and mixed media must meet the following criteria:
• Must not exceed 16 x 20″
• Must be ready to hang with any and all hardware necessary
• Pastel and charcoal submission must be sprayed and fixed

Sculptural work may be considered. Email Katherine Madere at for details.

Who are the jurors?

The jurors are made up of Longue Vue Curatorial Staff, members of the Board of Directors, and our Artist-in-Residence, Jamar Pierre.

What awards can the students win?

First, second, and third-place awards will be announced opening night of the exhibit.

Are students able to sell their submission?

Longue Vue encourages all submitted work to be for sale. Artwork sold at Longue Vue will receive a 15% commission. Artwork not for sale must be clearly marked, “N.F.S.,” and priced for insurance purposes. Prices for insurance purposes do not need to be displayed.

What if something happens to the artwork during the exhibit?

Every precaution will be taken to assure protection of the artwork. Longue Vue will not assume liability for hand delivered works left after pick-up or shipping date of May 20, 2018.

What if we cannot hand-deliver the submission?

You are welcome to ship the artwork as long as it is delivered on or before May 4th to:

Longue Vue House and Gardens
ATTN: Katherine Madere
7 Bamboo Road
New Orleans, LA 70124

Shipping costs to and from Longue Vue are the responsibility of the student artist or high school.


Remember to read through the Exhibit Facts Sheet
(available to download above), or the FAQs.

If you have any questions contact:
Katherine Madere


 Feel free to download our Student Exhibit poster
and flyer to help spread the word to more students in
our community. Thank you!

 Download the Student Exhibit poster here!


Download the Student Exhibit flyer here!