The Prototype Program provides Art students with unique privileges and opportunities. To begin, students admitted to the program will have access to personal studio space in Knight Hall, adjacent to the Wilson Art Building. They will be able to engage with visiting artists exhibiting work in The Galleries at Georgetown College. Participants will have the opportunity to assist faculty on special projects and exhibitions. And perhaps most importantly, they will be involved in and contribute to a vibrant arts community, including the Prototype Open House and special group exhibitions. The Prototype Program is available to both incoming and current students. 

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Program Requirements

  • Enroll in at least one Art course per semester
  • Attend on-campus gallery openings and receptions
  • Participate in Prototype Open House events
  • Exhibit work in Prototype members’ exhibitions

“Having my own studio space means having a place that I can be surrounded by inspiration. Its a place where my focus can be on creating and where that creativity is not held back”
- Grace James

Student in private studio space

How to Apply

Prospective student applicants should begin by filling out the application at This will allow us to set up a personal interview during Georgetown Scholars Day or individually through the Spring semester. All applications, whether for prospective students or current students, will require:

  • An application letter that addresses the technical and conceptual direction of your current work, how you see the private studio space benefiting your studio practice, and any specific plans you have for the space.
  • 6-10 digital representation of works labeled with the last name, first initial, underscore, and slide number. (ex: GrahamD_01.jpeg)
  • A slide list including title, medium, dimensions, and date of completion for each work.

Students will submit materials through Dropbox or by email ([email protected]).

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