Opportunities

For Artists

2024 Michigan Made Holiday Exhibition & Market

2024 Michigan Made | Holiday Exhibition & Market

Call to artists! Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center seeks artists for the Michigan Made | Holiday Art Exhibition & Market, which will feature artworks that range from fine art to small gifts, including jewelry, paintings, pottery, metalwork, leather goods, paper products, glass works, woodworking, and more. We seek contemporary fine art, inspired modern craft, and items designed by Michigan makers! In addition to our regular open hours, the Gallery will be open for special events, and we also sell a collection of the work on our online sales gallery.

The Exhibit Jury Process

Exhibitions Director Sarah Hopkins 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.


Exhibit Application Fees

Please contact Exhibitions & Gallery Director Sarah Hopkins at sarah@lansingartgallery.org if you need a scholarship to waive the application fee for any of the above opportunities.

For Employment

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For Volunteers

If you're interested in satisfying a vocation in the arts and want to extend your skills to the Lansing Art Gallery, we'd love to hear from you. We're often in need of patrons who are willing to lend a hand for projects such as carpentry, moving objects, or even setting up and attending events!

Simply submit your interest in volunteering below and we'll add you to our call list and reach out when we need an extra set of hands.

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