Call for Entries

October 10, 2019

Green Art Show
January 18 - February 20, 2020
Juror Laura Whitesides Host
Open to new and existing members of the Lakeside Palette Club of St. Clair Shores, Mount Clemens Art Association, Romeo Guild of Art, and the Warren Tri-County Fine Arts Association. New/renew membership contact info here. Our shared theme is 'green art' as you see it.

Cost: $15 per artist for up to two entries

Awards: $400 in cash awards

Artwork Delivery/Deadline: Wednesday, January 8, 11:00AM-5:00PM (volunteers needed!)

*Must submit labeled artwork, entry fee payment & completed entry form by 5pm to be eligible for jurying.


Call for Michigan Artists

August 21, 2019

Now accepting entries for Michigan Annual XLVII
Exhibit Dates: January 25 - February 20, 2020

The 47th annual statewide fine art competition is juried by Detroit Institute of Arts Director, Salvador Salort-Pons. Hosted by Macomb County’s long-standing premier arts & cultural nonprofit organization, the Anton Art Center. Michigan artists ages 18 and older are invited to submit up to two original entries completed within the last two years. Open to all media; no size restrictions. All works previously displayed at the Anton Art Center are ineligible.


Submission Deadline: Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 5:00PM

Email submission(s)/paperwork to:

Submit entry fee payment via PayPal to (or scroll down), check to Anton Art Center, charge by phone or in person, or cash in person.

Artists must submit labeled images, entry fee payment, and completed entry form by deadline to be eligible for jurying.



MLK 2020 Student Contests

November 08, 2019

33rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Celebration of Macomb County
Presented by the Interfaith Center for Racial Justice
There are four opportunities available to Macomb County students:
Elementary Oratory Contest (Contact Carol Allen Sullivan at for deadline info)
Middle School Comic Book Art Contest (Deadline December 6, 2019)
High School Photo Contest (Deadline December 6, 2019)
High School Spoken Word/Poetry Contest (Deadline: December 16, 2019)
All four opportunities share the theme of "Love is Spoken Here". Cash and other prizes available.
Contact: Carol Allen Sullivan, MLK Holiday Planning Committee: or Sean McBrady, Social Studies Consultant, Macomb ISD: or 586-228-3465.

**Not an Anton Art Center program**

Call for Entry

October 10, 2019

The 19th Amendment at 100: Women's Voices Then and Now
Presented by the Women's Caucus of Art, Michigan Chapter
Dates: January 16 - March 2, 2020
Location: Swords into Plowshares Peace Center & Gallery, Detroit, MI
Deadline: December 6, 2019
In a time when women's rights are being denigrated, women's health and bodies are being threatened, and women's pay is still inequal, it is important to remember the strength of the suffrage movement that established women's right to vote. Honor and recognize the centennial of the 19th Amendment that was ratified on August 18, 1920.
Commemorate this pivotal moment in women's rights with art. Depict your message through paint, print, text, metal, clay, mixed media, fiber, paper, photo, video, or performance. 2-D, 3-D, and computer based works accepted. Open to artists ages 18+.
Contact: Jane Reiter, WCAMI Membership Chairperson, 517-327-0938,

**Not an Anton Art Center program**

Call for Submissions

November 02, 2019

'Women's Work' presented by Kristi Faulkner Dance
May 8 & 9, 2020 | Detroit, MI
Submission Deadline: December 15, 2019
Kristi Faulkner Dance is seeking submissions for live performances 8 minutes or less to be presented in "Women's Work" at the Boll Theater in Detroit.

Submissions to "Women's Work" may:

- Be created by, or in collaboration with, female-identified artists
- Represent female-identified perspectives and voices
- Have content exploring the female experience
- React to, resist, or renegotiate the rules of gender and the gender binary

Artists are encouraged to submit new works, existing works, or works in progress. Selected artists will be invited to present their work either May 8 or 9, 2020 at the Boll Theater in Detroit.

Live Performance Submission Fee: $35


Questions? Contact

Submit your ideas by the deadline HERE.

**Not an Anton Art Center program**

City of Sterling Heights 'Featured Artist'

October 09, 2019

The 'Featured Artist' program is presented by the City of Sterling Heights Art Commission
Open to Southeast Michigan area visual artists. Open to all 2-D media. Sizes limited to available wall space measuring 4x15 feet each. Artist/exhibit promotion included. Displays run for one month.
Locations (2): Sterling Heights City Hall AND Sterling Heights Public Library. Each wall space measures 4x15 feet at both locations.
Dates: Selected artists to be scheduled for month-long slots

To Apply: Mail or email completed application form (two pages), artist biography, and 2-5 artwork photos to address listed on application form.

Deadline: This is an ongoing opportunity, no deadline

Cost: There is no cost to apply/participate 

Sales: Sales are allowed and are handled by Sterling Heights Community Relations. 100% of sales are awarded to artist.


CONTACT: Sue Giallombardo, Community Relations Services Specialist, City of Sterling Heights, at (586) 446-2470,

**Not an Anton Art Center event**

Exhibit Opportunties for Group Members

January 19, 2019

Meet Our Artist Group Partners

New and existing members of four local artist groups enjoy three exclusive exhibit opportunities at the Anton Art Center each year (Winter, Summer & Fall), in addition to group member benefits such as additional exhibit opportunities, critiques, special demos and lectures, studio space, networking, and more!

For more information on these membership programs, please contact a representative:

Lakeside Palette Club of Saint Clair Shores

Contact: Deni Metivier, (586)229-7331,

Mount Clemens Art Association

Contact: Carolee Schmid, (586)469-8781, 

Romeo Guild of Art

Contact: Christina Haylett,

Warren Tri-County Fine Arts Association, Inc.

Contact: Betty Polkinghorne, (586)481-7375,

Submit an Exhibit Proposal

September 18, 2019

Are you interested in exhibiting your work at the Anton Art Center?​
Individual artists, artist groups, or other organizations that would like to exhibit with us may submit an exhibition proposal to the Anton Art Center exhibition committee for review.
Exhibition Proposal Guide
Historical Exhibit Proposal Form
Send to: Exhibition Manager, Stephanie Hazzard,
We are currently accepting exhibition proposals for upcoming seasons. Please contact us with any questions.
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Anton Art Center
125 Macomb Place
Mount Clemens, MI 48043

Phone (586) 469-8666

Fax (586) 469-4529

Holiday Hours

Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00am to 5:00pm

Thursday: 10:00am to 8:00pm (December only)

Sunday: Noon-4pm

Monday: Closed

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