The Visual Artist Alliance of Springfield has announced a call for artists for area university and college students interested in entering work in the Alliance's 2nd Annual Student Art Show. Prizes will be awarded at a reception on February 15th. The Alliance will open their fall Art Show starting Saturday afternoon October 20th and running through November 17th on the fifth floor of the Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts. A reception is scheduled for Friday Nov.2nd from 6:30 to 7:30pm. Anyone interested in becoming a member of the Visual Artist Alliance is invited to attend one of their monthly meetings the second Saturday of each month at 9:30am in the Fuldner Lounge at Hammons Hall. For more information visit www.visualartalliance.com.