CALL-FOR-ENTRY: 92nd Michigan Contemporary Art Exhibition
92nd Michigan Contemporary Art Exhibition
Entry open April 5 through July 9, 2021
The 92nd Michigan Contemporary Art Exhibition (September 23 through November 10, 2021) continues our legacy of showcasing the work of Michigan artists, from talented beginners to accomplished professionals. This competitive show presents a look at the issues, themes, and materials inspiring today’s Michigan artists. A visitor favorite, the exhibition engages, challenges, and inspires conversation. Entry is open to Michigan residents ages 18 and over.
Entry fee is $35, for up to two works. Members are $20 with code (please call 231-720-2571 to get discount code before entering).
Digital submission of entries is available at www.callforentry.org starting April 5, with a deadline of July 9, 2021.
PLEASE READ ALL OF THE CALL-FOR-ENTRY RULES AND TERMS BEFORE APPLYING.
SUBMIT IMAGES FOR NO MORE THAN 2 (TWO) WORKS. ENTRY DOES NOT GUARANTEE EXHIBITION OF ART
About the juror:
Karen Hampton is an internationally recognized conceptual artist whose work addresses issues of colorism and kinship within the African American community. She is a weaver, dyer, painter, embroiderer, storyteller, and teacher. She holds a BA from New College in San Francisco, CA and a MFA from University of California at Davis and her art has been exhibited nationally and internationally. Recent solo exhibitions include those at Michigan State University in Lansing, MI; the Honolulu Museum of Art in Honolulu, HI; the Jack Bells Gallery in St. James, London, England; the Museum of Craft and Folk Art, San Francisco, CA; and Hamilton College in Clinton, NY. Group exhibitions include those at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, Dartmouth, MA; the American Jewish University in Los Angeles, CA; the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, CA; and the Muskegon Museum of Art’s own traveling exhibition Innovators and Legends: Generations in Textiles and Fibers which ran from 2012 to 2015. Hampton taught at Howard University in Washington, D.C. from 2007-2011 and in 2017 was an assistant professor and Critical Race Issues Resident Artist at Michigan State University. Hampton’s artwork is held in the collections of the Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum, Hamilton College, Clinton NY and the Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, Hawaii. She received the coveted Eureka Prize from the Fleishhacker Foundation in 2008.