Call for 7-12 Student Artwork

November 17, 2019

Annual Macomb County Secondary Student Show
March 7 - April 7, 2020

Guidelines, Inventory Form, School Codes, and Artwork Labels available below

SUBMISSION Opens: Wednesday, January 29, 10:00am (by mail or email)

DEADLINE: Wednesday, February 5, 5:00pm

Must submit JPEG artwork image(s), processing fee payment & completed inventory form(s) to be eligible for jurying.

Reception & Awards: Saturday, March 7, 2:00-4:00PM: Grades 7-9 Awards at 2:30PM & Grades 10-12 & Portfolios Awards at 3:30PM

Artwork & Certificate Pick-up: Thursday, April 9, 11:00AM-5:00PM


Click to View/Download:

2020 Guidelines

School Codes

Inventory Form

Artwork Labels

Sticker Design Contest for K-12 Students

January 16, 2020

Macomb County 'I Voted!' Sticker Design Contest: Your Vote, Our Future
Entry Deadline: March 1, 2020​
Eligibility: Open to all Macomb County Students grades K-12.
Description: The winning entry will be printed on stickers and distributed to voters across Macomb County during the upcoming elections.
Read complete Contest Rules and download the entry form here.
Phone (586) 469-5347
Address Your Vote/Our Future Sticker Contest, Macomb County Clerk Fred Miller, 120 North Main Street, Mount Clemens, MI 48043
**Not an Anton Art Center event**

Call for K-6 Student Artwork

November 17, 2019

Biennial Macomb County Primary Student Show
April 25 - May 20, 2020

Guidelines, Inventory Form, School Codes, and Artwork Labels available below

Deadline/Artwork Delivery: Thursday, April 16, 11:00am - 5:00pm (First Floor Anton Art Center)

Must submit labeled artwork, processing fee payment & completed inventory form(s) to be eligible for display. All submitted works that meet the guidelines will be displayed.

Reception & Awards: Saturday, April 25, 2:00-4:00PM: Grades K-3 Awards at 2:30PM & Grades 4-6 Awards at 3:30PM

Artwork & Certificate Pick-up: Friday, May 22, 11:00AM-5:00PM


Click to View/Download:

2020 Guidelines

School Codes

Inventory Form

Artwork Labels

Minigrants for Artists & Arts Organizations

November 20, 2019

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.


Submit online applications through the MCACA e-Grant system here

Deadlines for FY 2020​ Round 2: 11:59 p.m. EST, January 15, 2020


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, 2019 and September 30th, 2020 (individual professional artists are only eligible for professional development support).


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, 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:

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.


**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**

Job Opportunity

December 19, 2019

Job Posting: Eastpointe Middle School Art Teacher, Full-Time
From: Eastpointe Community Schools
Deadline to apply: January 20, 2020
DESCRIPTION: Art teacher for 6th and 7th grade students. Work in the school setting, instructing students in the basic principles of art and art history. Art teachers supervise and assist students, grade artwork, encourage creativity, and teach techniques in a variety of mediums.
CONTACT: Christie Gibson, Assistant Superintendent at (810) 334-3089 or
**Not an Anton Art Center program**

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

**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,
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,

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,

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Mount Clemens, MI 48043

Phone (586) 469-8666

Fax (586) 469-4529


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Sunday & Monday: Closed

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