96th Annual All-Media Exhibition | Nov 2 - Dec 1, 2018
Established in 1922, the Annual All Media Exhibition at the Ann Arbor Art Center has a long and rich history. Submissions are accepted in any medium.
In an effort to showcase regional talent, this juried competition is open to all artists who live in the Great Lakes region. Artists living in Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota are invited to submit.
Juror: Sarah Rose Sharp
Sarah Rose Sharp is a Detroit-based writer, activist, and multimedia artist. She writes about art and culture, online and in print, for Hyperallergic, Art in America, Art in Print, Flash Art, Sculpture Magazine, ArtSlant and others. She was named a 2015 Kresge Literary Arts Fellow for Art Criticism and participated in the 2015 Art Writing Workshop. She is a regular guest lecturer/visiting critic at University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University, College for Creative Studies, Wayne State University, and Oakland University, and was a guest speaker, visiting critic, and juror for the undergraduate show at Penn State University in 2018. She served as a mentor in the NYFA Immigrant Artist Mentorship Program in 2018. Sarah has shown her own work in New York, Seattle, Columbus and Toledo, OH, and Detroit—including at the Detroit Institute of Arts—with solo shows at Simone De Sousa Gallery and Public Pool. She is primarily concerned with artist and viewer experiences of making and engaging with art, and conducts ongoing research in the state of contemporary art in redeveloping cities, with special focus and regard for Detroit.
Best of Show - $500
Second Place - $200
Third Place - $100
Two Honorable Mentions
Entries Submission Deadline: October 10 (12:00am MT)*
Artists Notified of Juror Selections: October 16 via email
Artwork Drop-off Deadline: by close of business Monday, October 29
Exhibition On-view: November 2 - December 1, 2018
Reception (and announcement of winners): Friday, November 16, 6-9pm
Exhibition Closes: Saturday, December 1 at 6pm
Pick-up of Work: Sunday, December 2 - Thursday, December 6, 2018