85th Regional Exhibition: State-Wide Call for Entries
Muskegon Museum of Art 85th Regional Exhibition – All-State Edition
Entry Registration: May 2, 3, and 4, 2013
The MMA’s Regional Exhibition holds a respected position within Michigan’s art tradition, representing the best in our artistic community. This year, for the second year in a row, the invitation to enter artwork is extended to artists throughout our state. Registration is open to all artists 18 years and older who reside in Michigan.
Up to two artworks may be submitted for juror selection. Artworks must be physically brought to the Museum from Thursday, May 2, through Saturday, May 4, or be shipped, pre-paid, to arrive by May 1. Digital entries are not accepted. Complete information and entry forms are available at www.muskegonartmuseum.org. The 85th Regional Exhibition opens on May 23 and will be on display through August 21, 2013. The public is invited to join the artists at an opening reception on Thursday, May 23, from 5:30 to 8:00 pm. Awards will be announced and given to the artist during the event at 7:00 pm.
This year’s juror is Doug Stapleton, an artist, curator, and educator. He is an Assistant Curator of Art with the Illinois State Museum, Chicago Gallery, and a former Artistic Associate with the Chicago-based contemporary dance company The Seldoms. He is an adjunct faculty member in the Interdisciplinary Arts graduate program at Columbia College, Chicago, and his art has been exhibited recently at the Chicago Cultural Center and at the Loyola University Museum of Art. More information on the juror can be found at www. dougstapleton.com.
The 85th Regional Exhibition is underwritten by Shape Corporation and Contemporary Art Ally Alcoa Foundation. Awards are underwritten by Huntington Bank with additional support from the Muskegon Museum of Art Foundation. Additional support is provided by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, the National Endowment for the Arts, and media sponsor is Mlive/Muskegon Chronicle.