"create a (creative) manifesto and send it out for a self-promotion. Don't just say you're creative - SHOW them you're creative" Another well-designed piece to send. Though not really my forte -too graphic design, not enough illustration.
Sin Lucros BFA Exhibition Invitation << cool fold, no die cut required! (based on "explosion book" fold) Could create a brochure of the best items for sale for people to pick up as they go in or out of the exhibition.