Holiday Art Shop - Ann Arbor Art Center
Ann Arbor Art Center
117 W. Liberty St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48014
Entry Deadline: 9/27/17
Number of Applications Allowed: 2
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 5
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 5
Entry Fee (Holiday Art Shop): $25.00
The Ann Arbor Art Center is seeking handmade works of art for the annual holiday shopping exhibition. The Holiday Art Shop is designed to give patrons the opportunity to purchase original, handmade works of art as holiday gifts or to add to their personal art collection.
Wednesday, September 27: Submission Deadline
Monday, October 2: Artists Notified of Jury Results via email
October 3 – October 31: Artwork Drop-off (by appointment only)
Friday, November 10: Exhibit Opens
Saturday, December 30: Exhibit Closes
Sunday, January 7 - Thursday, January 11: Pick-up of Unsold Artwork
About the Ann Arbor Art Center:
For 107 years, the Ann Arbor Art Center has been sparking creativity in people of all ages and artistic abilities. Our mission: “to be a contemporary forum for the visual arts through education, exploration, collaboration and exhibition, and to engage minds, expand perspectives and inspire growth in students of all ages, teachers, artists and the community.”
Through innovative programming, thought-provoking exhibitions, a gallery shop offering handmade artist work, and a variety of hands-on learning opportunities, the Art Center engages over 50,000 people annually in a variety of ways who are inspired to explore the power of the visual arts.
Visit www.annarborartcenter.org to learn more.
The Holiday Art Shop call for entries is open to all artists over 18 years of age who are authorized to work in the US. All artwork must be original and of the artist’s own creation. All artwork must be professionally presented, and ready for installation and sale upon arrival at the Art Center. Any work that does not meet gallery standards may be excluded from the exhibition. Only well-crafted, original artwork will be accepted. Giclees, reproductions or manufactured work will not be accepted. Artwork does NOT have to be holiday themed.
As a benefit of membership, all members of the Ann Arbor Art Center receive a 50% discount on their submission fee when entering the special discount code at checkout. To receive the special discount code, verify your membership by calling 734.994.8004 x123.
Interested in becoming a member? Call 734.994.8004 to join! New members are eligible for a discounted submission fee to the Holiday Art Shop call for entries. Memberships are tax deductible and start at just $35. More at: annarborartcenter.org/get-involved/memberships/
Current Art Center Gallery Shop Artists
Artists who are currently showing their artwork in the Gallery Shop are exempt from jury if showing the same media as currently represented and do not need to resubmit to this call. You must contact the gallery via phone or email no later than October 1 with your intentions of bringing new work.
All artwork must be professionally presented, and ready for installation and sale upon arrival at the Art Center. Any work that does not meet Gallery standards may be excluded from the Holiday Art Shop exhibition. Artwork is accepted based on our current customer needs and requests. Only well-crafted, original artwork will be accepted. The Ann Arbor Art Center does not accept giclees, reproductions or manufactured work.
PLEASE READ THE LEGAL AGREEMENT FOR FULL DETAILS ON PARTICIPATION