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Call for Entries - North of the 45th: 17th Annual Upper Midwest Juried Exhibition

North of the 45th is an annual juried exhibition of artists living in the geographical area north of the 45th parallel in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. The 2024 exhibition will be juried by Shawn Powell and Annie Wischmeyer based in Kent, Ohio. Powell is an artist, associate professor, and graduate coordinator at Kent State University. Wischmeyer is a curator, writer, and curatorial consultant for Curated Storefront in Akron, Ohio. Together they run the Gazebo Gallery bringing in artists from around the country to stage ephemeral outdoor exhibitions.

Eligibility: Open to residents of Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, 18+ who are living north of the 45th parallel with up to +/- 1 degree of this area. Submissions: There is a $20 fee to submit up to five images; the juror will select specific artworks for the exhibition based on these submissions.

Cash prizes will be awarded.

Timeline (all dates are 2024):

  • March 13, 11:59 PM EST: Deadline to submit
  • April 16: Artists notified
  • June 3, by 5 pm: Artwork due at the museum
  • June 13 - July 12: Exhibition
  • Reception to be announced

For full call details and to apply visit:

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March 4, 2024