The Dane Ledet Art Gallery: Type Speaks

Deadline to Apply: September 10, 2023

Nicholls State University and the Ledet Art Gallery is pleased to announce the 2023 National Juried Typeface Exhibition. Artists are invited to submit entries of original works created within the past two years.

AWARDS: 1st $500, 2nd $300, 3rd $200

ENTRY FEE: $25 for up to three entries  

ENTRY DEADLINE: September 10, 2023                     

JUROR: Matthijs Herzberg. Matthijs is the owner and operator of Herzberg Design Co in New Orleans, Louisiana. He specializes in type design, brand identity, art directing, and everything related to letters. His work focuses on the unconventional and exuberant , with a sharp eye for detail, quality, and purpose.


Entry Deadline:                                         September 10

Notification of acceptance by email:      by September 15

Window for delivery of works:                September 25 – October 6 

Deadline to receive artwork:                   October 6 

Show Opens to Public                             October 16 

Reception:                                                 October 18, 6-8:00 p.m.

Show closes:                                             November 16 

Return shipping or pick-up of works:     December 1-15

SHIPPING AND DELIVERY: Artists are responsible for all shipping and delivery costs. Works should be shipped via UPS or FedEx, (please do not use USPS) or hand-delivered. Either include a pre-paid (ready-to-use) label for return shipping in the package or send via email.  Works should be well packed in reusable packing materials and packing instructions if necessary.

INSURANCE: Nicholls State University will provide insurance coverage for all artworks while on the Nicholls campus and art gallery premises. Insurance of artworks while in transit to and from Nicholls is the responsibility of the artist. Nicholls is not liable for any damage or loss occurring during transit.

SALES: Works can be available for purchase or listed as NFS (Not for Sale). A 20% commission will be taken on any sales.

QUESTIONS OR MORE INFORMATION: For questions or more information, please contact Exhibition Coordinator, Jeff Brown,

ABOUT THE DANE LEDET ART GALLERY: The Dane Ledet Art Gallery is located in Talbot Hall on the main campus of Nicholls State University. The gallery is home to faculty, student, and visiting artist exhibitions throughout the academic year.  Visiting the gallery is free and open to the public from 9 am- 4 pm Monday through Friday. The space is approximately 1100 square feet with high ceilings, windows, and a nice clean modern feel.

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