artistopportunities

Call for Kid Artists! Worldwide Online Art Exhibit

March 31, 2020

Calling all YOUTH artists! The Anton Art Center is hosting a worldwide online art exhibit, titled "Things I Am Looking Forward To". Please post your submission(s) in the Facebook group or email to exhibitions@theartcenter.org to share your creativity and brighten the day.

How to Participate:

- No cost to enter; unlimited submissions allowed

- Deadline to enter (extended): April 30, 2020

- Open worldwide to ages 12 and under (a teen 13-17 and adult 18+ opportunity is also available)

- Open to all media; one photo per 2-D artwork, three photos per 3-D artwork

- Artwork must be appropriate for all audiences

- Submit photos of your work and caption with artist first name, approximate location (city, state/province, country), artwork title, dimensions, and media, and a brief description of what inspired you, if desired.

 

All submissions received by the deadline will be included in the online exhibit opening on May 1, 2020.

Call for Teen Artists! Worldwide Online Art Exhibit

March 31, 2020

Calling all TEEN artists! The Anton Art Center is hosting a worldwide online art exhibit, titled "Things I Am Looking Forward To". Please post your submission(s) in the Facebook group or email to exhibitions@theartcenter.org to share your creativity in effort to brighten the day.

How to Participate:

- No cost to enter; unlimited submissions allowed

- Deadline to enter: April 30, 2020

- Open worldwide to ages 12 and under (a teen 13-17 and adult 18+ opportunity is also available)

- Open to all media; one photo per 2-D artwork, three photos per 3-D artwork

- Artwork must be appropriate for all audiences

- Submit photos of your work and caption with artist name, approximate location (city, state/province, country), artwork title, dimensions, and media, and a brief description of what inspired you, if desired.

 

All submissions received by the deadline will be included in the online exhibit opening on May 1, 2020.

Call for Adult Artists! Worldwide Online Art Exhibit

March 31, 2020

Calling all artists! The Anton Art Center is hosting a worldwide online art exhibit, titled "Things I Am Looking Forward To". Please post your submission(s) in the Facebook event or email exhibitions@theartcenter.org to share your creativity to brighten the day.

How to Participate:

- No cost to enter; unlimited submissions allowed

- Deadline to enter (extended): April 30, 2020

- Open worldwide to ages 18+ (a teen 13-17 and kids 12 and under opportunity is also available)

- Open to all media; one photo per 2-D artwork, three photos per 3-D artwork

- Artwork must be appropriate for all audiences

- Submit photos of your work and caption with artist name, approximate location (city, state/province, country), artwork title, dimensions, and media, and a brief description of what inspired you, if desired.

 

All submissions received by the deadline will be included in the online exhibit opening on May 1, 2020.

City Walls x FCA Mural Project Open Call

February 19, 2020

ABOUT
City Walls Detroit, together with FCA, is seeking artists (or collaborative teams) to generate creative place keeping projects in and around Southeast High School and Detroit Enterprise Academy by creating murals on the newly expanded FCA building exterior wall. Seven artists and/or artist teams will be selected to contribute to one of the largest municipal art projects in Detroit's history. Please submit one application per artist or team.

Eligibility: Open worldwide

Cost: None

Location: Detroit, Michigan

DEADLINE to apply: March 31, 2020

Submit here
CONTACT: citywalls@detroitmi.gov
*Not an Anton Art Center Event.

Call for Entries: Juried Sculpture Exhibition

March 06, 2020

Open call for entries for the Regional Biennial Juried Sculpture Exhibition
From the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum at Saginaw Valley State University

Eligibility: Open to professional sculpture artists who reside within 200 miles of SVSU

Awards: $5,000 in cash awards (to top 4)

Cost: $25 members | $35 non-member (for up to three entries)

DEADLINE: April 3, 2020

Juried by Stephanie James

APPLY HERE
CONTACT: Andrea Ondish, ondish@svsu.edu, (989) 964-7096
*Not an Anton Art Center Event.

Call for Small Artwork (Rochester NY)

March 04, 2020

Open call for entries for 6x6x2020
From the Rochester Contemporary Art Center (RoCo) in Rochester, NY
ABOUT
The annual 6x6 exhibition is an international small art phenomenon with thousands of works from all around the world. Artists may submit up to three 6x6 inch pieces in any medium (no glitter).

Eligibility: Open worldwide

Cost: None

Exhibit/Delivery Location: Deliver or mail entries to Rochester Contemporary Art Center, 137 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14604, USA

RoCo is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

DEADLINE: April 11, 2020 (postmarked by April 10th)

FAQ​  |  Entry Form
Web: roco6x6.org
*Not an Anton Art Center Event.

Call for Artists: Detroit Design Festival

March 06, 2020

Design opportunities for artists
From Design Core Detroit
ABOUT
The Detroit Month of Design is celebrating ten years this fall and Detroit Core Detroit is looking to Detroit’s design community to propose ideas for applications for the 2020 edition of the citywide Design festival.
  • Propose an event or design experience
  • Design in the City fashion design competition (cash award)
  • Interactive design competition (cash awards)
  • Commerce Design Awards and Commerce Design Refresh Grant for $20K

Application Deadline: April 13, 2020

 

APPLY HERE

*Not an Anton Art Center Event.

CANCELLED: Call for K-6 Student Artwork

March 25, 2020

*Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been cancelled.*
 
Biennial Macomb County Primary Student Show

Call for Local Artists

February 19, 2020

Art with Impact
June 6 - July 9, 2020
Juror Jeanne Bieri
 
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. We invite artists to consider what ‘art with impact’ means to them, as in the artwork has a positive meaning, message, or purpose, supports a good cause, or celebrates personal values, such as kindness, courage, patience, integrity, gratitude, perseverance, love, growth, creativity, etc.

Cost: $15 per artist for up to two entries

Awards: $400 in cash awards

Artwork Delivery/Deadline: Wednesday, May 27, 11:00AM-5:00PM (volunteers needed!)

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

ENTRY FORM

Call for Outdoor Sculptures in Battle Creek, MI

February 19, 2020

Kellogg Community College is seeking sculptures to install and display at various locations on the College's North Avenue campus in Battle Creek, Michigan, as part of the 3rd Biennial Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition running through 2022.

Selected artists will be awarded a $750 stipend for general project expenses, funded by the KCC Foundation's Art on Campus Initiative. Selected sculptures will be on display for public viewing on campus for 24 months, with the possibility open for extended installation or purchase. Details.

DEADLINE

Artists or groups of artists interested in submitting materials for consideration must email supporting materials by the April 17 application deadline to contact info below. 

CONTACT
For more info, contact Ryan Flathau, Art Exhibits Director, Davidson Visual and Performing Arts Center, Kellogg Community College, by email flathaur@kellogg.edu or phone 269-565-7880
*Not an Anton Art Center Event.

Minigrants for Artists & Arts Organizations

November 20, 2019

ABOUT
The Anton Art Center is the Region 10A Regranting Agency for the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA), and will award minigrants to nonprofit organizations, schools, municipalities, and individual professional artists in Macomb and Oakland counties in support of arts and culture programming and professional or organizational development.

Deadline

Submit online applications through the MCACA e-Grant system here

Deadlines for FY 2021​ Round 1: 11:59 p.m. EST, August 3, 2020

Categories

Minigrants will be awarded in two categories:

  • Arts and Culture Projects – organizations may apply for grants of up to $4,000.

  • Professional or Organizational Development – individual professional artists and organizations may apply for grants of up to $1,500.

 

Michigan non-profit organizations, schools, municipalities and individual artists are eligible to apply for activities that take place between October 1st, 2020 and September 30th, 2021 (individual professional artists are only eligible for professional development support).

Workshops

The Anton Art Center will offer a series of FREE informational workshops on minigrant guidelines and the application process. Funds are awarded on a competitive basis, and organizations will benefit from submitting a well-written grant application and supporting materials which conform to the guidelines.

 

Attending an application workshop will help applicants understand what is required for a competitive application. Though not required, new and prospective applicants are encouraged to attend one of these workshops.

Workshop Schedule

 

RSVPs are requested for workshop attendance. To RSVP, please email Greg DeLauro at gdelauro@theartcenter.org, or call (586) 469-8666. Minigrant guidelines for Region 10A are available now.

Detroit Civic Sculpture Call for Entry, TCF Center

January 15, 2020

Location: DRCFA Art Foundation, TCF Center, 1 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226
Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National. Artists 18 years of age or older with previous experience on similar projects are invited to submit proposals individually or collaboratively.
Contact Email: mdevine@drcfa.org

Entry Deadline: 06/02/2020 by 5:00pm

Description: TCF Center is seeking proposals for a large-scale exterior sculpture. The sculpture will reside outside the beautifully renovated convention center in downtown Detroit. It will be placed in the center of the main entrance circle drive.

This new sculpture will significantly enhance the cultural offerings in downtown Detroit through its affirmative message, aesthetic impact and prominent location. The piece will celebrate Detroit with local residents and the 1.4 million annual visitors to TCF Center.

Artists are urged to consider the physical placement, material, and size in their proposals. Three artists will be invited to create a maquette of their design. From this, one proposal will be awarded a budget of $250,000 to support its conceptualization, fabrication and installment, with an additional $50,000 for the artist.

DETAILS

**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
 
ELIGIBILITY
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.

APPLICATION FORM

CONTACT: Sue Giallombardo, Community Relations Services Specialist, City of Sterling Heights, at (586) 446-2470, sgiallombardo@sterling-heights.net

**Not an Anton Art Center event**

Local Coffee Shop Exhibit Opportunity

December 19, 2019

Location: Partridge Creek Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea, Clinton Township, MI (new location)
Eligibility: Open to Southeast Michigan area visual artists. Open to all 2-D media. Sizes limited to available wall space allocated by owner.

Deadline: First come, first serve

Cost: There is no cost to apply/participate 

Sales: Sales are allowed and are handled by Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea staff. 100% of sales are awarded to artist.

To Apply: Contact business owner, Dave Grimes, at (586) 522-2322 or davegrimes64@gmail.com

**Not an Anton Art Center program**

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, sahazzard@theartcenter.org
We are currently accepting exhibition proposals for upcoming seasons. Please contact us with any questions.

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, eaight@hotmail.com

Mount Clemens Art Association

Contact: Carolee Schmid, (586)469-8781, caroleeschmid@gmail.com 

Romeo Guild of Art

Contact: Christina Haylett, chaylett9@comcast.net

Warren Tri-County Fine Arts Association, Inc.

Contact: Betty Polkinghorne, (586)481-7375, artistie@aol.com

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It's easy! Pay your entry fee here by PayPal (or to information@theartcenter.org).

Please enter details in instructions section.

Once your payment is submitted, please send notice to exhibitions@theartcenter.org with your name, payment amount, exhibition title, and any notes.

Thank you!

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MEMBERSHIP

Are you currently an Anton Art Center Member?

 

As a member you can receive a discount on all exhibition entries, class enrollments, invitations to special events, and more.

 

See more and sign up online on our Membership page.

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Anton Art Center
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Mount Clemens, MI 48043

Phone (586) 469-8666

Fax (586) 469-4529

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