Call for Artists! Michigan Now: CTAC's Juried Fine Arts Exhibition 2019

Call Details
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Event date(s)
September 21 - November 9, 2019
Application fee
$35.00 per artist (CTAC members $20.00, GUILD members free)

Michigan Now, CTAC’s 2019 Juried Fine Arts Exhibition, will be presented at Crooked Tree Arts Center - Petoskey  from September 21 through November 9, 2019. The opening reception will be on Saturday, September 21, from 2-4 p.m. Awards will be announced at the opening. The entry deadline is July 24, 2019. Monetary prizes will be awarded in the amounts of $1,000, $500, and $250. UICA Curator Juana Williams will serve as the juror. 

Applicant Calendar

  • Entries accepted online at May 23 - July 24, 2019
  • Notification of acceptance will be sent by email no later than:  August 9, 2019
  • Accepted work to be delivered to Crooked Tree Arts Center - Petoskey: September 3-9, 2019, during posted gallery hours
  • Opening Reception: Saturday, September 21, 2019, 2-4 p.m.
  • Exhibit Dates: September 21 - November 9, 2019
  • Pick-up/Return of unsold artwork: November 12-18, 2019, during posted gallery hours

Michigan Now is open to all Michigan residents, and to members of the Crooked Tree Arts Center regardless of where they reside.  Applicants must be 18 years or older.


UICA Curator Juana Williams will serve as the juror. 

Juana Williams is the Exhibitions Curator at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA). She holds a BA in Art and an MA in Art History, both from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Prior to joining UICA, Williams held multiple positions at various art institutions including the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, the Wayne State University Art Department Gallery, the Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, and the Detroit Institute of Arts.

Williams is passionate about community engagement, elevating diverse voices, and giving a platform to artists for innovative expressions. She continually advocates for liberating artists and preserving art-centered spaces. She creates exhibitions to work as a catalyst for dialogue centered on current cultural topics, to support artists, and to promote the power of visual arts.