The Kooyumjian Gallery (formerly the May Gallery) is dedicated to the photographic visual arts and is committed to promoting, fostering and exhibiting professional and emerging photographers at all stages of their careers. Proposals for exhibitions are accepted year-round.

Exhibition Proposal Guidelines

  • Photographers at all stages of their career are welcome to apply.
  • Please submit a cohesive body of work.
  • If awarded an exhibition, all work must arrive at Webster University in museum-quality frames and ready to hang (only wires and d-rings are accepted) with a return shipping label. Prints on 8.5 x 11”, 13 x 19” or 17 x 22” paper may utilize Webster University’s frame reserves, only upon Webster University’s approval.
  • Our preferred shipper is UPS.
  • Historical film processes, film photography and digital photography are all eligible to apply.

Exhibition Proposals Must Include:

  • Name(s) of photographer(s) and contact information
  • Website and social media
  • Bio and artist statement
  • Résumé or CV
  • A description of the work, both in terms of content and process
  • Images of the work proposed for exhibition
  • Image sizes and the framed dimensions of the work proposed

Online Proposal Submission

Submit your exhibition proposal through our online proposal submission form.

Proposal Submission

Mail Proposal Submission to:

Kooyumjian Gallery Review Committee
Webster University
School of Communications
470 East Lockwood Ave.
St. Louis MO 63119-3194

Receipt of Proposals

Receipt of proposals will be acknowledged but materials will not be returned.

Questions? Contact us at

West wing entrance to Sverdrup building

Kooyumjian Gallery

West wing entrance to Sverdrup building

School of Communications, Sverdrup Building Second Floor
Campus Map (Building 27)

8300 Big Bend Blvd.
Webster Groves, MO 63119
Street parking available or campus lots H and D

Open daily, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Supported by the Missouri Arts Council

Financial assistance for this project has been provided by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency. The Missouri Arts Council supports the arts that strengthen the cultural, educational, and economic vitality of our state.

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