Current Artist Opportunities

Solo Exhibition Application for 2022 & 2023

Application deadline is September 22, 2021.

We are accepting proposals for solo exhibitions for 2022 and 2023. Artworks of all media are eligible. These applications will be juried by our distinguished jury panel: Dalina A. Perdomo Álvarez, Janet Teunis, and Anthony Marcellini, learn more here.

New this year, we are offer funding from the Elizabeth Charles Endowment for artists working in the social justice/DEI realm. Artists should note their interest in this funding opportunity in their application.

Submit your proposal here.

Group Exhibition Application for 2022 & 2023

Application deadline is September 22, 2021.

We are accepting proposals for group exhibitions for 2022 and 2023. Artworks of all media are eligible. Note the group size should not exceed five individual artists. These applications will be juried by our distinguished jury panel: Dalina A. Perdomo Álvarez, Janet Teunis, and Anthony Marcellini learn more here.

New this year, we are offer funding from the Elizabeth Charles Endowment for artists working in the social justice/DEI realm. Artists should note their interest in this funding opportunity in their application.

Submit your proposal here.

"Tangled Web" a 2022 Fiber Biennial

Application deadline is April 15, 2022.

We are accepting proposals for an adjudicated biennial exhibition representing the diversity of contemporary fiber work currently being created in Michigan. These applications will be juried by our distinguished jury panel: Boisali Biswas, Xia Gao, and Carole Harris.

Learn more and submit your proposal here.

The Jury Process

Exhibitions & Gallery Sales Director Katrina M. Daniels convenes and publishes a diverse jury panel of arts professionals from across the state with expertise in varying disciplines with the following categories considered: race, ethnicity, culture, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, national origin, veteran status, social economic class and religion.  The jurors serve on a rotating basis, ensuring artistic quality and merit.  Jurors evaluate submissions using guidelines to ensure a process that is ethical, fair, and reasonable.  Additionally, jurors are required to disclose conflicts of interest if applicable.  Adjudication is based on the following: excellence in craftsmanship, quality in design, technical competence, individual creative style, consistency, and professional presentation.  As an educational institution we offer applicants the opportunity to receive juror's feedback upon request.

Examples of past jurors include: Charles A. Wright, Dean of Academic Affairs at Kendall College of Art & Design; Brian Kirschensteiner, Chief Preparator at Broad Museum of Contemporary Art, Amy Brown, Visual Artist and Preparator at Broad Museum of Contemporary Art;Maureen Bersqueth Gray, Sculptor and Public Artist; Brian Whitfield, Muralist and Graphic Designer for the State of Michigan; Steven Hughes, Associate Professor of Illustration at Northern Michigan University;  Emily Chase, Fine Artist and Manager of Creative Experiences at Peckham, Inc.; Quinn Jiles, Fine Artist and Art Educator; Leah Gose, Fine Artist and Assistant Professor, Program Chair at Kendall College of Art and Design.

Eligibility

• Artists must be living in Michigan.
• Artists must be 18 years of age or older.
• All artwork must be original art of the artist’s own creation.
• All accepted artwork must be finished and ready for display.
• All artwork must comply with our matting and framing guidelines which can be found here.
• Artwork must have been completed within the past 3 years.

Application Fees

Please contact Exhibitions & Gallery Sales Director Katrina M. Daniels at katrina@lansingartgallery.org if you need a scholarship to waive the application fee for any of the above opportunities.


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