The MMAís Regional Exhibition holds a respected position within Michiganís art tradition, representing the best in our artistic community.
In 2013, 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.
This yearís 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
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 Aug. 21, 2013. The public is invited to join the artists at an opening reception on Thursday, May 23, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Awards will be announced and given to the artist during the event at 7 p.m.
The 85th Regional Exhibition is sponsored by Contemporary Art Ally Alcoa Foundation and awards are underwritten by the MMA 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.